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Held at Epiphany Lutheran Church
9122 Sybert Dr
Ellicott City, MD 21043

Office: 3525 Ellicott Mills Drive, Suite A
Ellicott City, MD 21043
Courthouse Square Office Complex

Sermons by Ostara Hollyoak

Cultivating Religious Pluralism

Here, at Channing, we cherish those commonalities that bind us together as a spiritual community– the “soup” in which our flavors are blended together. But underlying that fusion are the special “spices” brought by each person’s unique spiritual background, experience, and perspective. This Sunday we’ll explore the blessings and challenges of religious pluralism in our own congregation and in Unitarian Universalism, at large.

The Gift of Heritage: Paying It Forward

We often speak of the interdependent web of which we are a part. Picturing this like a spider’s web, we may think of the web as horizontal; but the web has a linear dimension, as well. This is the dimension by which we’re interdependently connected to ancestors… and to descendants– To those who come before and those who come after us.  Our…

What Holds Us Together

The Sunday service for August 13th will be brought to you by the members of Rev. Jane’s latest “Build Your Own Theology” class (Angela, Kathleen, Ostara, and Virginia). The class was based on Volume 2 Richard S. Gilbert’s, Building Your Own Theology series (Unitarian Universalist Association (2005)). Our theme, “What Holds Us Together,” is based on a chapter from the book. We have two important “heads ups”: A…

What I Did at My Summer Camp

“Reclaiming is a community of people working to unify spirit and politics. Our vision is rooted in the religion and magic of the Goddess, the Immanent Life Force. We see our work as teaching and making magic: the art of empowering ourselves and each other. In our classes, workshops, and public rituals, we train our voices, bodies, energy, intuition, and minds. We…

What Is the Lutheran Church? (Or: Did a Diet of Worms Really Trigger the Reformation?)

So …,  we’re sharing a Lutheran Church space. What is the Lutheran Church? Join us on a tour through the life of Martin Luther and the origins of Lutheranism, with a brief side trip through the denomination in the present day. We’ll also take a look at some of the symbolism and liturgical accoutrements in the  sanctuary. See what you already know, and whether there’s something you’ve missed!