Let’s face it. The walls dividing people today have gotten taller and thicker, whether between men and women, young and old, gays and straights, developed and developing worlds, haves and have-nots. Yet the spiritual dream of unity persists. We believe that God is a Weaver of Oneness who wants us to live in harmony — neighbor with neighbor, communities with communities, religions with religions, and nations with nations.read more
We pray for those who are struggling with addiction,
Filling their void with more emptiness.
May they find the pure Fullness that is God.
Jesus’ parables tell us how use our creativity to subvert the putative rulers of Earth. Jesus got into trouble for suggesting that the way to assure that all of the people have food to eat is to share whatever they have. And don’t assume that your traditional enemy has no soul. The very powers that are supposed to have your best interest at heart will pass you by on the other side of the road while you die in the ditch (“The Good Samaritan” Luke 10:30-35). To love your enemies is to have no enemies.read more
Full Darkwood Brew show with President, Fred Plumer. Interviewed by Eric Elnes.read more
We worship and adore God,
source, essence, and aim of all things,
spirit that enlivens all beings.
Eternal God, Giver of joy and source of all strength, we pray for those who prepare for the London Olympic and Paralympic Games. For the competitors training for the Games and their loved ones, For the many …read more
We affirm our common humanity with all human beings and our commitment to truly value each person regardless of how different they are from us. All: We celebrate our unity in our diversity We acknowledge that …read more
Wandering, I stumbled upon my purpose,
Adrift, I made port,
Unbidden, love arrived,
Asleep, I learned my lesson,
In silence, notes danced across my score,
Dreaming, my problems solved themselves.
Lift high the banner of these games, in this Olympic year, that as we forge relationships, respect might cast out fear.read more
“Ubi caritas et amor, Deus ibi est.” A Taize chant is incorporated into a opening invocationread more
Fred Plumer, President of ProgressiveChristianity.org, talks about the place of prayer within the progressive Christian movement.read more