This Little Ethic of Mine

Many of us feel betrayed by the dearth of ethical behavior by our country’s leadership. But ethics are also personal. In this time of moral confusion and compromise, how do we form our own personal ethics?

Tom has served most of his career as an ecumenical, interfaith, and Quaker peace and justice advocate at the regional and national level with a particular expertise in criminal justice reform and disarmament. He is a member of the WA Quaker Voice lobby group in Olympia and serves on the Criminal Justice Working Group of the Faith Action Network in Seattle. He lives in Clinton with his wife, Cathy Whitmire.

Worship Associate: Mark Simpson

Into the Wild

The wilderness. Whether it’s a literal and physical one or a spiritual one — what some have called ‘the dark night of the soul’ – most of us shun it at minimum. Or, if we are able to do so, we avoid it at all costs. But what if something very special can happen there? Then we might not want to miss it. Let’s take a look at some of the spiritual dimensions of wilderness in our lives.
Rev. Rick Mylander is a member of our local Greening Congregations Collaborative and serves as an interim minister for Christian congregations in crisis and/or transition. As a naturalist and an avid student of Jesus, his two passions have come together “in an almost aching, throbbing sense of wonderment and awe.” He titles his blog Naturally…reflections on Creation and Christian spirituality. He lives in Coupeville with his wife, Gail.
Worship Associate: Terra Anderson

Draw the Circle Wide – Videos & Audio

The Reverend Emily Melcher with Becky Myrick and Eileen Soskin

As we welcome new members into our congregation, we consider the meaning of membership and covenant, and what it means to continually widen our circle(s) of belonging.