On Sunday, May 19 at 3pm, we'll gather in the Sanctuary to do three things:Worship Ordain Lauren and install her as Minster for Urban Outreach Eat. A lot.Pastor Lauren graduated with an M.Div from Emory University in Atlanta in 2013, thinking she wanted to be a hospital chaplain. However, she found after graduation that her call had changed. She didn't know what it had changed into, until God led her to parish ministry. Now, she's saying "yes" to the call God has for her life, and being ordained in the United Church of Christ!An ordination is a special occasion, and we'll be celebrating with bluegrass hymns, prayer, Communion and of course, the Laying on of … [Read More...] about Ordination of Pastor Lauren
Urban Sanctuary is a boldly progressive spiritual community rooted in the Christian tradition. We seek to be a safe place to explore beliefs and practices with freedom, a place where questions are encouraged and where valued Wisdom traditions co-exist to enrich each other.
I love our church. Such a sweet, healing community.
The Urban Sanctuary community allows me to use my powers for good.
God is not put in a box here. We are fellow travelers supporting each other as we work for peace in ourselves and in the world.
It’s a “come as you are” place, where I feel totally accepted.
Your faith is yours and yours alone, but having this community gives it a home.