Monthly Archives: March 2019

Third Sunday in Lent Worship – March 24, 2019

In the Celtic tradition, there is a beautiful understanding of love and friendship. In the early Celtic church, a person who acted as a teacher, companion, or spiritual guide was called an anam cara. With this soul companion, you could share your inner-most self, your mind, and your heart. This friendship was an act of recognition and belonging. We are…

Friendship as a Worldview: An Interfaith Perspective

Presenting will be Mohammad Jafar Amir Mahallati, Presidential Scholar in Islamic Studies at the Religion Department of Oberlin College. He received his Ph.D. in Islamic Studies from McGill University, after completing the Harvard Fellowship for Persian Studies in 2005-06. Mahallati has taught graduate courses and lectured at Columbia, Princeton, Yale, and Georgetown Universities. He has served as senior scholar and…

Second Sunday in Lent Worship – March 17, 2019

A strong Celtic theme is seeing life as a journey. On this journey, certain places are significant; they are the “thin places,” where God seems closer, places that invite prayer. As we journey in life and find thin places where the seen and unseen worlds are closely connected, there we so often stand on a new threshold of life.

First Sunday in Lent Worship – March 10, 2019

The Celts have an ancient spirituality that lifts up the relationship between humans and the Divine. Each Sunday during Lent, we will look at a theme found in Celtic Christianity. Journey with us through this most holy of seasons as we seek God and, in the process, find ourselves. Communion will be served weekly at all services. Today’s Celtic Theme:…