2022 Sermons

  • "The Darkest Week"

    Winter Solstice is December 21, making this the darkest week of the year. With merriment all around us, the joy of the holiday season can be elusive. This Sunday we make space for the mixed emotions of imperfect holidays.

    Rev. Dr. Kent Doss
    December 18, 2022

  • "All Ages Holiday Celebration"

    With stories and music, this special holiday service is designed to engage the whole family. Tapestry children and youth will help lead us in worship together.

    KC Marie Pandell
    December 11, 2022

  • "Joyful Presence"

    Heading into gift season, we remember that money and gifts cannot buy happiness. Creating our own joy and sharing joy with others is a skill worth developing. This Sunday we celebrate the non-material aspects of joy.

    Rev. Dr. Kent Doss
    December 4, 2022

  • "Becoming an Ancestor"

    Most of us think of the mark that we make on the world in our short years of living. Taking a longer view, this Sunday we consider the material and emotional impact that we hope to leave for generations that follow us.

    Rev. Dr. Kent Doss
    November 27, 2022

  • "Transgender in Orange County"

    Guest speaker Ally Roach is the Secretary of the Trans Health and Wellness Committee at the Orange County LGBTQ Center of Orange County. This Sunday, Ally shares some of their experience as a gender non-binary person and reflect on Transgender Day of Remembrance.

    Ally Roach
    November 20, 2022

  • "Housing as a Human Right"

    This year the US Department of Housing and Urban Development declared that housing is a human right. This Sunday we consider what we are entitled to simply be being born human.

    Rev. Dr. Kent Doss and KC Marie Pandell
    November 13, 2022

  • "These Things We Carry"

    We are continually faced with decisions about what to hold on to and what to let go of. This Sunday we consider the importance of memory in our search for the sacred.

    Rev. Dr. Kent Doss
    November 6, 2022