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.


It’s no secret anymore. The holidays are a stressful time for almost everyone. And of course the most recent stressor is the fact that now we are supposed to get through it all without feeling any stress! How are you doing? Before going further, I think it’s important to point out the difference between the holiday blues and holiday stress. According to psychologist Mark Gorkin, holiday blues is what we feel when we can’t be with family and friends who play a significant role in our life. Holiday stress is when we have to be with them! According to the ...

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Thank you for the invitation to speak today. It feels good to be with you again. It feels healing just to be here. Whatever the terms are…Progressive or Evolutionary, I have compassion for your struggles, for trying to do church or community differently. It’s been five years since I’ve stood in this role, and what a journey the last five years have been for you: moving, re-settling, Ian and others leaving, re-structuring, and now, maybe dreaming, imagining the New? In early 1998, I had begun practicing yoga in earnest. It seemed like a positive thing to do. I was also ...

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When my son Alex started first grade he came from a pep rally ready to raise money for the school. He gathered a bowl full of small toys and office supplies and told me he was selling them for $5. I found the magazine from school and explained that he was supposed to sell the items in the magazine. 5 minutes later he was very upset. “I have to sell the stuff in this magazine?!” he demanded. “Yes,” I calmly explained. “Great!” he said as he flung the magazine to the floor, “We don’t even HAVE any of this stuff!!” Tis ...

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