We are a community of all faiths and those with no faith who have come together to explore what it means to be fully human outside of religion.

We invite you to join us and add your perspective on Sunday Mornings at the Grand Haven Community Center for small group discussions at 9:00 a.m. and large group meetings with musical performances at 10:00 a.m. Talk-Back on the topic of the day is at 11:15. our Children’s Program begins at 9 a.m. and infant care is provided.


When I was a freshman in High School I went to the Luther League National Convention. This was a gathering of young people in the American Lutheran Church as it was known at the time. 40,000 young people strong, we gathered in Kansas City, Missouri for fellowship and fun. I remember the mimes and the toga party most of all. Oh yeah. And the keynote speaker. He was fantastic. And he spoke directly to my 14 year old heart and soul. This was way back in 1979 and Jesse Jackson was our keynote speaker. For those of who wonder what ...

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It is really great to be here. I’m looking out here and seeing all these friends and I have to wonder – did I die? (LAUGHTER) Just asking. Thank you, Barbara, for giving me the opportunity to share and present. Thank you for the music. It was great. Sandy, thanks for the readings. I hope they weren’t too long. They are a couple of my favorites and I will get to them. I want to start with a favorite poem just because I love language and it will help me. I’ll just build on it. It’s Child of the Romans by Carl Sandburg The ...

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The preacher had just delivered a highly emotional 30-minute sermon on the topic of forgiveness. When he finished he asked how many people were ready to forgive their enemies. About half of the hands went up. Not enough. So he preached for another 15 minutes then asked again how many people were ready to forgive all their enemies. A few more hands went up. Not enough. So he preached on for another 20 minutes. By now people were getting awfully restless and it was getting to be lunchtime so when he asked how many people were willing to forgive their ...

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