Deepening Our Roots in Lakeview: Transformative Worship

One of the strategic priorities our community has identified this year is transformative worship. What does this mean? While this will mean something different for everyone, transformative worship at its heart means any place where you experience, either by yourself or with others, the experience of God/the divine. While this usually happens in a house … [Read more…]

Deepening Our Roots in Lakeview: The Earth

The focus of the second week of our “Deepening our Roots in Lakeview” Treasure Hunt was the Earth. Valuing the Earth is one our church’s core values, and it means that we believe that the Earth is not a resource to be used or destroyed, but a living partner. Or, as we say in our … [Read more…]

We’re Going on a Treasure Hunt: Deepening our Roots in Lakeview

At Wellington Avenue United Church of Christ, we value: prophetic action, a spirituality of justice, the diversity of the human family, transformative worship, equality and accountability, caring for one another, and the Earth. With these values in mind, we have identified five strategic priorities that we hope to live into over the next 3-5 years. … [Read more…]

Strategic Planning Meeting

The next Strategic Planning meeting will take place Saturday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to noon in the East Classroom at the church. Strategic Planning began in the fall of 2013 with a deep listening exercise. We have moved forward with conversations that defined core values, worked on a shared theological vocabulary, and assessed our … [Read more…]