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.

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.


I am grateful to my mother for all the things she taught me. I am grateful to my fifth grade homeroom teacher, my seventh grade English teacher and my high school media production teacher. But some of the most important lessons, the most interesting and discussion-worthy lessons I ever received came from another source. For teaching me the things no one else wanted to talk about or even knew how to talk about, for discussing them with compassion and honesty and frankness, for keeping a sense of humor while providing me with profound insights, for all of that and more ...

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Eighth grade was excruciating for me. I was raised in a family, as most of us were, without having a lot of choice about those relationships. People were just there to connect to or not. School wasn’t that much different. The only thing that mattered was geography and because I lived in a certain place, I went to a predetermined school. Because we moved when I was in second grade, the kids I went to school with all had previous relationships with each other and I struggled to find a place I belonged. That only worsened as I got older. ...

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Most of you have heard me talk about my background as a Lutheran. So I have a question for you today. How many Lutherans does it take to change a light bulb? None. Lutherans don’t change. In a past life I was the Project Manager for the Primary Care Network at Mercy General Health Systems. That meant that my job was to know everything that could be known about a doctor’s office– and then to change it. So I spent time with staff, job shadowed doctors and interviewed patients all in attempt to be more efficient, more effective and more ...

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