Speaker: Omega Burckhardt

Finding Grace in “I Don’t Know”

In a culture of perfectionism, multiplying ways of knowing, quick fixes, and a hack for every project, learning to sit with not having an answer can be difficult. What wisdom can we gain from not knowing something?

Rubies and Lobs

In tennis, “rubies” and “lobs” serve up different opportunities for developing muscles and stamina. Join us for an exploration for the ways in which we can use rubies and lobs to our advantage and how we can begin again in love when we fault.

Risky Resilience

What does it mean to be a people of resilience and risk? How can we travel this path together knowing we might never reach our destination?

This is a multigenerational service inspired by the resilience of love. We will have activities that signify spreading love … read more.

Everyone Has a Name

When conflicting values cause us to question what we should do, we must remember who we are. Our names, whether those given to us by our parents, the blowing wind, or the waves of the Great Lakes, remind us of true selves. When we remember … read more.

Learning to be Astonished

The calendar year draws to an end, giving us a moment to reflect on all that we have experienced. As the sun sets on the bright but short days of winter, we are awed by the sky’s pinks and purples. Upon the glorious sunset of … read more.

Making A List

As our days grow shorter and the cold of winter envelopes us, so, too, arrives a season of bustle and joy, solemnity and awe. Let us hold space for all that shines this season, and help us learn to set down the activities that are … read more.

Sunday Bacon

We honor and grow our relationships in ways great and small. Sometimes, it’s with elaborate, public rituals. Perhaps more meaningfully, we create small traditions that show our loved ones and community that they are important, and that we are paying attention to how we are … read more.

Who Are ‘We’?

When we look around the table, who do we see? What parts of ourselves do we bring to the table? Who are “we” at the table?

Cherishing the End

So often the end of a process or experience will pass us by, unnoticed and unrecognized until much later when we have the gift of time and perspective. As humans who crave beginnings and new perspectives some of us are afraid of endings. What would … read more.