“Preservation of the Truth” is one of the Great Ends of the Presbyterian Church. This Sunday we honor two of our tradition’s great truth tellers: Abbess Hildegard of Bingen, who died on September 17, 1179, and Bishop John Spong, who died peacefully in his sleep on September 12, 2021. 10:30 a.m. worship will be outdoors […]
This week marks the turn of the Jewish New Year, the approach of Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement), and the anniversary of 9/11. Even as we continue to adapt to pandemic reality, Pastor Heidi will turn to the words of Moses who encourages the Israelites to take a long view of life. McKinley will continue […]
This Sunday’s 10:30 a.m. worship will be held in the labyrinth on 5th street. It is a communion Sunday. Small bags with grapes and a piece of bread will be available for all. Worshipers may also bring their own elements from home. Masks are required. Sun hats and water bottles are suggested. If you have […]
In Mark 4, Jesus heals two women who have been cast out of the community because of their illnesses and differences. Celebrating Jesus’s healing and welcome into community, Pastor Heidi and members of McKinley will be leading the congregation through our annual pride celebration. Join us virtually at 11 a.m. for the service with music, […]
We welcome Granger Odum to the pulpit this Sunday. Granger will be preaching from Psalm 133 (“Behold how pleasant it is when siblings gather in unity”) and Mark 4. Mark’s story of Jesus sleeping in the prow of the boat during a storm causes the disciples to react with great concern and not a lot […]
At McKinley, Memorial Sunday is a service of poetry and prayer honoring those who have died in armed conflict and wars against injustice as well as others who have died in the past year. In addition to the virtual service at 11 am, this Sunday’s in-person (9 am) service will be held outdoors in our […]
In John’s gospel, Jesus prays for his followers. If Jesus was praying for you, for us, what might be in that prayer? This Sunday we will consider the nature of prayer and offer our prayers for the world around us.
This week’s service is based on John 15:1-8. Pastor Heidi will preach on the tangled brilliance of connection through God. This is a communion Sunday, and you are invited to partake of the sacrament from your home. All you will need is a cup with whatever beverage is at hand and a bit a food […]