Rev. Benson

Looking Back from the Wilderness

In the darker days surrounding holidays of this season, what of our past do we recall with joy? What of our stories are real and what are the residue of wishes or disappointments? How do we detach with love from what was or may have been?

True Believers [video]

What does it mean to have faith, to believe in something beyond oneself? Are beliefs something that can be proved or disproved?

What Are We Waiting For?

Waiting means there’s something we expect or hope for or fear in the future. In this service we are invited to consider what we are waiting for individually and as a community. There may be creative thought, discussion, action or changing what we are waiting for, to set us on a good and proper course.

You May Say I’m a Dreamer [three videos]

National Observance of Children’s Sabbath unites tens of thousands of religious congregations of many faiths in speaking out and acting faithfully for children and families. Join us in celebrating our children!

What! Wait? I’m ready now!

Cultivating patience is an art and a spiritual practice. In a hurry? Developing greater patience just might help us to make better choices.

What is Our Calling? [video]

Today is Yom Kippur, the most holy day in the Jewish calendar and we wish our Jewish friends, G’mar Tov! In the spirit of at-one-ment (atonement) we contemplate Micah 6:8. What is asked of us?

A Time for Everything

Light switch on. Light switch off. Not much about human relationship is that simple. And even turning the lights on and off, that isn’t so simple if you look at the whole system inside that switchbox, down the line in the building, out into the street and to the source. How do we know about relationship?