Rev. Kristina Spaude

Hope is Commitment

After an especially fraught election season and election itself, we wait to see what will happen next while the sitting president remains in office. Although many of us feel hope has won, clearly the work for justice and liberation for all must continue. What does it mean to commit to hope?

Sheltering God in the World

A sanctuary is a sacred place—one often used as a safe space for people or animals or plants. What if instead of a place, we ourselves embodied the charge of sanctuary and imagined a practice of sheltering the holy in the world by the way we engage with it?

Confessions of the Ordinary Kind

What are your deepest, darkest secrets, those you shared with no one? It may be a “regret, fear, betrayal, desire, confession, or childhood humiliation”—these are the secrets sought by the amazing mail art project called post-secret. We’ll explore such secrets, and what might happen if we do share them. (Kristina Spaude, our guest minister, recently … Continued