Speaker: Steffany Raynes

Finding Home

In person in the sanctuary, AND on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/738363620; Passcode: BUF Looking at 3 people: a refugee, a prisoner on death row, and an adoptee, we’ll reflect on what drives their particular passions for home, what stands in their way, and what solutions may be found. Considering other seekers may help us to reflect on … Continue reading Finding Home

Finding Connection with Nature in the Summer

In person in the sanctuary, AND on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/738363620; Passcode: BUF Even though summer invites us to be outdoors, really connecting with the natural world can be unexpectedly challenging. In this experiential service Carrie and Steffany invite you to consider simple communing practices wherever you find yourself, even in your back yard or a tiny … Continue reading Finding Connection with Nature in the Summer

Asking for help as a spiritual practice

In-Person AND on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/738363620 Meeting passcode: BUF Order of Service In this service we will be exploring the topic of asking for help. Why is it hard to do? What can happen when we don’t just care for others but also receive caring? How is receiving related to Beloved Community? More details

Wild Communion: Connecting with Sacred Nature

In-Person AND on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/738363620 Meeting passcode: BUF Order of Service This morning we introduce the practice of Communing, a gentle way to shift a mindset from dominion OVER the earth to being a humble part of the sacred, interconnected web of life. You are invited to bring a small natural object that intrigues you. … Continue reading Wild Communion: Connecting with Sacred Nature

What Gives You Hope?

In-Person AND on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/738363620 Meeting passcode: BUF Order of Service We will share answers to the question, “What sustains you and gives you hope?” in the form of poetry, short stories, original art, dances and music. More details  

The Landscapes Around Us and Inside Us

Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/738363620 Meeting passcode: BUF Order of Service Deserts, Forests, Oceans and Rivers, Mountains, and Grasslands are all deeply complex ecosystems that we can commune with as old friends and powerful strangers. They are also archetypes that live in our psyches, each providing us pathways to growth and healing. More details.