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The Story We Will Tell

As Adrienne Maree Brown says, “all organizing is science fiction”. As we organize for social justice individually and as a congregation, we have to be clear about the story we want to tell about our collective future. If we focus only on what … read more.

Content of Character

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King famously shared his dream where his children would live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. In 2021, what does “character” mean?

Sunday After Insurrection

President-elect Joe Biden called it “an assault on the most sacred of American undertakings: the doing of the people’s business.” On January 6, domestic terrorists forced their way into the US Capitol building. Join us as we reflect on this moment and what it means … read more.

Christmas Eve: Awakening Love

“Love alone could awaken love.“ – Pearl S. Buck

Join us for this online Christmas Eve service, featuring the traditions you’ve come to love at Live Oak – music, stories, and even a special ritual of candle lighting. Have your candles ready as we celebrate hope being … read more.

Happy Blitzmas!

This year, we’ve been exploring the history of the London Blitz, and finding parallels to our life in the pandemic. Christmas of 1940 found Britain under siege from air attacks by Germany – and still, they celebrated the yuletide. Perhaps we, too, “need a little … read more.

Winter Speech Choir

Join us for an all-ages service that celebrates both the dark and the return of the light, explains some of the winter holidays, and considers the meaning behind this time of the year.

Blue Christmas Vespers

This has been a difficult year, full of loss, and this holiday season will be different than in years past. Please join us on zoom for this service as we open a space for feelings of grief and loss, and a time for reflection.