Speaker: Rev. Aaron R. Payson

A World of Wonders – December 11, 2022

Albert Einstein once penned, “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” On this Sunday we continue our exploration of wonder asking what really are the wonders … read more.

Passing Wonders – December 4, 2022

The poet Mary Oliver writes, “Truly, we live with mysteries too marvelous to be understood.”  This Sunday we will begin an exploration of “wonder” our Soul Matters Theme for the month of December.  We begin by pausing to notice the things that we often miss … read more.

Harvesting the Seeds of Change – November 20, 2022

Heather Warman, the Executive Director of the Kentucky Environmental Foundation writes: “For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out and everything changes. To someone who doesn’t understand growth, it would look like complete … read more.

On Civility & Civil War – November 13, 2022

Four years ago, in The Atlantic, Amy Chua and Jeff Rubenfeld wrote: ““The Constitution once united a diverse country under a banner of ideas. But partisanship has turned Americans against one another—and against the principles enshrined in our founding document… Americans have come to view … read more.

The Courage to Resist – October 23, 2022

John Dewey once remarked, “The path of least resistance and least trouble is a mental rut already made. It requires troublesome work to undertake the alternation of old beliefs.” This Sunday we honor the work of the YWCA Domestic Violence Services with our 50/50 collection … read more.