#MeToo, Dr. King, Rev. Kent Matthies

The new movie Bombshell depicts female employees at Fox News who were insulted, abused, assaulted and then terrorized to not stand up for themselves.  Studies indicate that over 30% of women in the United States have experienced domestic violence.  This is absolutely terrible and … read more.

Be Who You Are, Rev. Kent Matthies

Buddhists talk about radical acceptance of self.  Daoists talk about the true essence of being.  An African proverb talks of singing your song.  Unitarian Universalist minister Forrest Church said, “Be who you are.” All these spiritual teachings can guide us to healthy, peaceful and … read more.

Jazz Funeral for the Old Year!

Rev. Kent Matthies and Barbone Street Jazz Band
This may be the best New Year’s party yet!  Bid goodbye to the Old Year and “second line” dance your way into the New Year.  In Beloved Community with Dixieland Jazz, you can also rededicate to which core … read more.