A Map from the Future: Science, Religion and Evolving Faith, #1: preached by Winton Boyd on September 7, 2014

Winton Racine 2014

The challenge for those of us who continue to regard the witness of these pre-scientific scriptures as inspirational, and even foundational, is to find a way to celebrate the depth and profundity of scriptural wisdom, while at the same time celebrating an evidence-based view of reality.

Labors and Love, preached by Winton Boyd on Sunday, August 31

Winton Racine 2014

But, behind any set of numbers are people. Many of them are working against great odds. We are seeking to understand more deeply what it means to be advocates, and companions, even when the stories don’t always end on an upbeat note.

Variations on Prayer, preached by Winton Boyd on Sunday, August 24

Winton Racine 2014

Can we spot and watch an eagle in the wild without being conscious, attentive, hopeful, and grateful? … What if we looked at everything – the good news and the bad news alike – with the same eyes and heart that we do watching eagles?

“Weeping Prophets” preached by Winton Boyd on August 17

Winton Racine 2014

The way forward, the way embodied by Jesus and frankly so many others in our lives, is stepping into this tension with a heart breaking open to the world. It is at the center of this radical mutuality, love amidst the pain without the promise of resolution.

“Encountering the Other” preached by Dan Hines on Sunday, August 10.

Dan and Wint

The Rev. Dan Hines from Kamloops, British Columbia, preached at ORUCC on Sunday August 10. He did not use a manuscript so we offer this audio version only. Dan is a colleague and friend of Winton Boyd in their shared work as facilitators for the Center for Courage and Renewal. He hails from Kamloops, British […]