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Sunday, February 5, 10:30 A.M.
How to Be Safe, How to Be Unsafe
Rev. Michael Brown
As our world is undergoing a troubling movement toward more tension and less safety, what is it that would actually make us more safe? How can we be agents for true safety in the world? Lunch with the Minister will be offered after church for all who want to know more about our community.

Sunday, January 29, 10:30 A.M.
No Joke
Rev. Jim Powell
Our guest today, Rev. Jim Powell, is the minister of the Richwoods Community Church. Along with Rabbi Daniel Bogard and Iman Kamil Mufti, he is the third religious leader in the No Joke film and book that you may have heard about. These three religious leaders entered into dialogue over a period of several years and found new ways of being able to talk together across the boundaries of religion. Rev. Powell shares some of this insights with us today.

Sunday, January 22, 10:30 A.M.
Women Marching
Rev. Michael Brown
As women (and men) in Washington and all over the United States (including Peoria) are marching this weekend, including many from our church, it makes sense to try to hear what all these women (and men) are saying. And why is it especially women who feel there is something crucial to proclaim at this moment in history? We need to know.

Sunday, January 15, 10:30 A.M.
How Long Will It Take?
Rev. Michael Brown
Today we join with millions of others all over the world to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday. We are a people urgently in need of Dr. King's insight and his determination.

Sunday, January 8, 10:30 A.M.
Shifting Into a New Gear
Rev. Michael Brown
Every new year brings changes but sometimes the shift is major. Today we honor what has been accomplished and reflect on how to meet the challenges with courage and hope.

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