Claims of fake news, media bias and spin threaten to undermine confidence in the very value of a free press in our society. While
there is plenty of room for criticism in how the media covers the news, the very act of seeking the truth and shedding light on it ismore important than ever. Why does truth matter and how do we recognize it?
The theme of our annual Pledge Campaign is “Building Sanctuary.” We will kick-off the Campaign this Sunday. But what does it mean to be a sanctuary? Is it only about safety and security, or are there other elements involved? Reverend Bill speaks to these questions and addresses how we all are Building Sanctuary together. At this service, we will be welcoming our most recent members in a New Member Ceremony.
For the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, we are instructed to dwell in temporary structures to remind us of the ancient Israelites’ time in the wilderness. We are also instructed to invite inspiring guests to join us in these structures. Where do we find courage when life seems so very fragile?