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The Church of the Open Mind

From our start as a faith community, we have loved questions as much as answers, and perhaps even more.  Questions open up the world; they can inspire; they feed our curiosity.  We are non-creedal and non-dogmatic because we question and … Continue reading

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The Power of Change

Christina Shu, Ministerial Intern Greek philosopher Heraclitus wrote, “You cannot step in the same river twice.” Heraclitus based his philosophy on change as the only constant; Buddhists would agree. Buddhists believe that suffering, or dukha, comes from our attachments and … Continue reading

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In Praise of Joshua Trees

Rev. Dr. Jim Nelson We’ve had some real heat lately, though not as severe as much of the country.  It has been mostly a desert heat, as it should be – it is where we live, after all.  Some of … Continue reading

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An Altar in the World

For a number of years now, we have had monthly theological themes for worship.  They gave some structure to our year, served as discussion points for Chalice Circles (sign ups coming in September), and gave Hannah and me food for thought. … Continue reading

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