Rev. Mara Dowdall

The Shared World, Rev. Mara Dowdall, Livestream from GA at 10am

Poet Naomi Shihab Nye speaks of “the shared world,” in which we connect deeply with one another in and through our differences. What does it mean to live in “the shared world”? As we navigate this time of peril and possibility, beauty and anguish, despair and resistance, how might a theology and practice of “the shared world” help us find our way?

Wondering as We Wander, Rev. Mara Dowdall

Wonder is the sensation we have when experiencing what is both beautiful and unexpected. It is an ancient human emotion, but also, argues Susan Beaumont, a leadership and congregational consultant, a crucial antidote to the profound anxiety of the times in which we are living. What is the connection between wonder and our work in the world?