Transformative
hope in a
complex world.

~ 10:00am each Sunday ~
We’re back to HYBRID Worship!

Reproductive Justice Resources

Welcome to Wash Park UCC!

A lively community of hope, joy, healing and love.

A Home for Those Seeking...

Rich, creative spiritual
journeys.

We build a safe and energizing home for exploring spirituality within a broad and inclusive framework.

We embrace and actively support each individual’s spiritual journey.

Profoundly supportive community.

We nurture a deep sense of belonging, with joy and laughter and, in times of need, profound support.

And for nearly a century, we’ve been a lively anchor place for deep cross-generational friendships and shared values.

Social and environmental justice.

Calling out and healing injustice takes many forms, and we are active across the spectrum.

In partnership with others in the wider community, we seek to make change in the world, with our core values of justice, peace, and care for the earth.

Created by potrace 1.10, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2011

Upcoming Services

September Worship Services – 10am – Hybrid
 

September 4th – Who are Our Teachers?
The excitement of a new school year will soon give way to homework and tests, perhaps papers to write and projects to begin for those in school. Do you remember feeling like school would never end- Preschool through high school, college, graduate work, perhaps earning that which is called a terminal degree, only to find that school really doesn’t end? For some of us, the biggest challenges to overcome perhaps, may flow from believing that continuous learning is for others and not for us! Maybe, a return to being like children as they begin the quest for learning offers a path for us. Who are your teachers? To whom are you a teacher?

September 11th – We are Family
We will use our Gathering Sunday to celebrate being together, having made it through the harsh two years of Covid loss and impacts. We are learning to live with the presence of the virus much as we do other cold and flu viruses. We will use this Sunday to express our gratitude for the life lessons learned, the growth in doing church in new ways that incorporate the ability to reach well beyond the church proper and our community to welcome friends in other states. It isn’t yet Thanksgiving, but this Sunday will be a time of gratitude for having come this far through difficult days.

September 18th – “Revisiting the Woman Accused of Adultery” John 7:52-8:11
Rev. Dr. Don Grant will be preaching for us while Lee is away for a trip to Houston and Dallas. Don’s book Super Polluters: Tackling The World’s Largest Sites of Climate-Disrupting Emissions and a forthcoming book Nursing the Spirit: Care, Public Life, and the Dignity of Vulnerable Strangers show the diverse interests and background Don brings to Wash Park.

September 25th – Wash Park’s Sunday in the Park
A picnic will take place at Alamo Placita Park. We were not able to enjoy La Foret this fall so we are looking forward to sharing a picnic, games, songs and other activities. More details will follow.

NOTE:

We are back to hybrid worship, in person and by Zoom. No sign-up is required to come in person.

We ask that you observe these guidelines to help keep everyone safe:

-Please observe social distancing
-One family group or two unrelated people per pew
-Based on current CDC guidelines, we ask that everyone wear masks inside the building
-Singing into your mask is OK with us

Whichever way you choose to attend, we welcome you!

 

Lee Berg - Minister
joined by St. Clare and St. Francis

A Note From Lee

The picnic Sunday will be a great time to connect as the beloved community that Wash Park is for so many. The weather will be nice and the relaxed atmosphere of gathering in a park will make welcoming the Fall most enjoyable. Thank you to all who are making Sunday’s gathering possible. Please join us for this time together. The Broncos don’t play until after 6:00 pm, so our Broncos fans do not have to worry about missing their game!

Thank you, Don Grant for preaching last Sunday while I was away. I hear the marshmallows were a big “hit.”

Peace,
Lee

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Reproductive Justice Resources
Addressing the Dobbs decision
 
In the wake of the recent devastating Supreme Court ruling taking away the rights of women to make their own decisions about their reproductive health care, it’s really easy to feel enraged, immensely hopeless and helpless, and to wonder what to do next.
 
Helping Homeless Women

Volunteer with WHI

Sign up to help with the next lunch delivery and see updates on what WHI has been up to HERE.

For more information, contact Bev Rexrode (571-205-9095).

At the Global Climate Strike

At Wash Park we believe social and eco-justice advocacy is better when we do it together.

In this video, our members and friends reflect on what it means to do this work as part of a spiritual community.

Hosted by Wash Park UCC