Speaker: Reverend Tracey Robinson-Harris

Changing and Changed

Sorrowful loss, deep need and a glimmer of desire to become a Tango dancer called me to the dance floor 14 years ago. It has been an amazing journey into history, identity, risk; journey of how a vision that requires change demands perseverance. The sermon is an exploration of these two themes–identity and change–with a … Continue reading Changing and Changed

Raise a Noise

The celebration of the Jewish Holy Days of Rosh Hashanah includes blowing the shofar, honoring the instruction to “raise a noise” on Yom Teruah. Taking encouragement from this tradition, the sermon explores why and how we must “raise a noise” for our values, for justice; a noise that can hold suffering, a noise that rings … Continue reading Raise a Noise

In Gratitude

Welcome!  Welcome back to First Parish in this first Sunday of the new church year! This service will include a water ceremony–water unites us and water is sacred–please bring a small container of water with you to the service. The sermon draws inspiration from the words of the 14th century mystic and theologian Meister Eckhart, … Continue reading In Gratitude