The Spaces Around Us

Jennifer Odenwald Bacmeister
“The Spaces Around Us”

Worship Leader: Caitlin Regan
Accompanist: Dr. Gary Smart
Guest Musician: George Mann

An exploration of the spaces around us, both literal and figurative. Come and examine how we build spaces to include and exclude, how we use space to both … read more.

Love Hurts

Phillip Baber
“Love Hurts”

Worship Leader: Lee Plumb
Accompanist: Dr. Gary Smart
Special Music by The Melodears

As Valentine’s Day looms, we will examine America’s fetishization of romantic love and consider the power of embracing rejection.

About our speaker:

Phillip Baber is the former pastor of the Unitarian Universalist Church … read more.

Religion Behind the News

Dr. Julie Ingersoll
“Religion Behind the News”

Worship Leaders: Kris Kines
Accompanist: Dr. Gary Smart
Special Music by Caleb Crowder, Bassoon

Exploring how the “evangelical vote” is shaping current issues.


About our speaker:

Julie Ingersoll is Professor of Religious Studies and Religious Studies Program Director at the University … read more.

The ‘Uh Oh’ Antidote

Dr. Mark Yount
“The ‘Uh Oh’ Antidote” 

Worship Leader: Meghan Kaminsky
Accompanist: Marilyn Smart
Special Music by Michael Bernos

As our leaders invite rancor and our culture becomes ever more toxic, recall the adage, “Resentment is like swallowing poison and expecting the other person to get … read more.