Holy Week at ORUCC


April 3 at 7 p.m. Good Friday service of Tenebrae, with Madison Mennonite Church This service acknowledges the shadows and darkness of our faith journey. Through music and prayer and the readings of Scripture, we seek to honor this aspect of our own faith by remembering Jesus’ faithfulness in his own life. The ORUCC choir […]

Spiritual Memory – A Palm Sunday Reflection, preached by Winton Boyd on March 29, 2015

Winton Racine 2014

The gift of story telling by those with Alzheimer’s helped me see the power of Palm Sunday in a new way. A story of memory, the present moment and the journey of faith.

Ken’s Pennings: “How Might We Bend with the “Arc of the Moral Universe?”

Tony Robinson

From my point of view, some of us may need to bend with “the arc of the moral universe” in standing against … the mass incarceration of young black men for crimes of poverty

Bread for All in a Gluten Free World, preached by Winton Boyd on March 15, 2015


I think the king in today’s parable felt confused, off balance, and disoriented. He turned to violence…Ralph Waldo Emerson may have summed it up the best when he wrote, “People wish to be settled; only as far as they are unsettled is there any hope for them.”

Sharing worship, music and food at Zion City

Zion City

Zion City is a predominantly African-American congregation located at 1317 Applegate Rd.,