Archives: Services

How Sweet the Sound

This Sunday, we consider how our lives are shaped, supported, and made joyous through an “amazing grace” that we may seldom even notice. Together, we’ll discover new strength in the spirit that moves through our lives, that calls us to work for social justice, and … read more.

The Speed of Justice

This Sunday, we join congregations from around the Beltway for a livestreamed service from All Souls in Washington, DC. You can attend from home HERE (just scroll down to the red button) or gather in the Davies Sanctuary for a Watch Party on our large screen … read more.

A Community Gathering

In light of the Supreme Court’s decision to deny reproductive rights, we offer an informal, online-only gathering HERE this Sunday morning. After a Chalice Lighting, we’ll open the online space for members of the community to share what’s on their hearts … read more.

Remembering Juneteenth

While the Emancipation Proclamation freed enslaved people in the southern states on January 1, 1863, the news didn’t reach Galveston, Texas until June 19, 1865. This Sunday – on the anniversary of that remarkable day – we’ll explore this complicated moment in the history of … read more.

Pride Sunday: Out in History

We launch Pride Month with a joyous worship service that honors the panoply of LGBTQ+ people who have shaped human growth and development across the years. We’ll celebrate the loving partnership of Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok, the transgender heroism of Joan of Arc and … read more.

Sorrow – Solidarity – Action

In the wake of tragic events in Buffalo and Uvalde, we gather this Sunday to grieve for those whose lives are lost, to rise in solidarity with those under threat in our broken nation, and to take action that will create lasting change in the … read more.

Dancing with Twisted Hips

How do we find space to quiet the noise, to nurture ourselves, each other, and the beauty that surrounds us? We learn to ghost dance with twisted hips and broken hearts to find our faith one-ness.

FIND THE SERMON HERE.

Traci Hughes-Trotter is … read more.

In Love with a Shrub Oak

In 1856, Henry David Thoreau recorded some exciting news about his love life. “There was a match found for me at last,” he wrote in his journal. “I fell in love with a shrub oak.” As the trees around us wake from their winter sleep … read more.