Rev. Bruce Beisner

We Have Nothing to Fear But…

On this Halloween weekend, we’ll explore fear. With the uncertainties of our changing society, the tragedies of violence and oppression, and the stresses and strains of everyday life, how does our spirituality help us live with our fears of the known and the unknown? Our … read more.

Drawing the Line Between Respect and Resistance

Reinhold Niebuhr famously prayed “Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference.” Living in a society that is so divided, we are constantly challenged to discern when to respect our differences and … read more.

A Splash of Spirituality

Our annual Water Communion services will be an all-ages celebration of the milestones of our individual life journeys and how our stories mix and mingle in beloved community. Please plan to bring some water with you to church on Sunday September 9 from a source that has spiritual … read more.

A God That could Be Real

In ancient religions, the gods were manifestations of what people witnessed happening in nature around them. But then god became a supernatural force beyond and above this world. For many, today’s scientific knowledge makes traditional beliefs about god seem out of date. How might we re-imagine … read more.

Taking Our Faith to the Next Level

Do we believe what we believe because others believe it? Do we know what we don’t believe but are still kinda unsure about what we do believe? Do we struggle to respect other people’s beliefs that don’t match our beliefs? Do we think beliefs don’t … read more.

Blessing of the Animals

We’ll celebrate our furry, feathered and scaly companions, honoring how their presence enriches our lives and offering our blessings to their lives. Plan to bring your family pet(s) with you to church on Sunday August 19 for these extra special worship services for all ages and all … read more.

Why Our Beliefs Matter

There are many diverse ways to imagine the idea of a God. For some, God is a supernatural being with personality traits such as love and anger. For others, God is the creative force found in nature and all living things. For others, God is … read more.