Sunday Services 10:30am at the Skidompha Library and on Zoom
Speaker: Rev. Charles J. Stephens
I come to spiritual direction with a strong interest in interfaith dialogue and offer spiritual guidance to people of many different belief perspectives
As a Spiritual Guide it is my aim to work with individuals to deepen spiritual connections and clarify their spiritual and life paths. It is my goal to listen with compassion and to collaborate with each participant to design a spiritual guidance process that best matches their spiritual quest to make meaning and find greater direction in their life. I am comfortable working from eastern and western perspectives as well as from an earth based spirituality or Religious Naturalism. I find accompanying individuals along many and varied paths to be a unique privilege.
The concept of Responsibility holds within it a sense of responding to individuals and situations in a caring, accountable and I dare say in an adult like fashion. We as human beings have been given life, land upon which we live, … read more.
Anger, is it good or bad, does it show weakness or power? Our world and our nation seem at the present time to be filled with anger. And we in our personal lives wrestle with feelings of anger. Is it possible to practice non-anger in … read more.
This seems like an important theme as we see our legislators in Washington D.C. debating and arguing over increasing the Federal budget and expanding the meaning of our country’s infrastructure. And world leaders are facing serious questions that threaten the stability of our world. How … read more.
This will be a Water Communion Service. Many of our UU congregations celebrate a version of this ritual each year. You are each invited to bring a small vial of water from a place that is important to you. This may be water from an … read more.
We have reluctantly decided to postpone today’s in-person worship service due to inclement weather. While the open sided tent would provide reasonable protection during light rainfalls, “heavy rain” is currently forecasted to fall from 9 AM through 11 AM, and rain is expected … read more.
We each need to be nurtured by others and by ourselves. Everyone can provide nurturing to another human being but also to animals and even plants. The wonderful thing about nurturing another is that we discover that nurturing can come full circle. Memories of … read more.
The Greeting Happy Easter is meant to be a greeting of hope and compassion. Yet, the traditional Easter Sunday message can be challenging for religious liberals. I find it helps if I approach Jesus as a wisdom teacher, with a message about the way his … read more.