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Office: 3677 Park Ave
Ellicott City, Maryland

Sermons from June 2020

“Flower Communion: Beauty from the Rocky Soil”

By Rev. Jane Smith at Channing Memorial Church in Ellicott City, Md. Just as flowers emerge from rocky soil, so often does beauty emerge from hardship.  We take this time to gather to celebrate this beauty and acknowledge the work that makes it so.  Today we create and celebrate a bouquet of flowers unlike any…

“Breath is Everything” by Rev. Jane Smith

At Channing Memorial Church in Ellicott City, Md. Today as we reflect I acknowledge as I always do when speaking about race that my words, thoughts, and ideas come cloaked in white privilege – this is the lens through which I have been conditioned to see the world.  I encourage white folks to educate themselves…

“Flower Communion” – Online Service by Rev. Jane Smith

Flower communion is a traditional Unitarian service that occurs in the late spring of each year and pairs a spiritual message with the annual splendor of spring and early summer flowers. Everyone is welcome at Channing online services.  For details write president@channingmc.org and provide your name, email address, service you are asking about, and the…