Sunday Worship in the Church Sanctuary at 10:00am

Masks are recommended for Channing services and activities.

The services are also presented live on the CHANNING YOU TUBE CHANNEL  and available for viewing afterwards.


 

Sunday, May 1: Unbecoming Who You Are Not

Rev. Bill Zelazny

Albert Schweitzer once said, “The path of awakening is not about becoming who you are. Rather it is about unbecoming who you are not.”  This is the first sermon of a two series about different aspects of beauty.  Bill will invite us this Sunday to consider what it may mean for us mentally, emotionally, and spiritually to waken to the beauty of who we are.


Sunday, May 8: To Make Life Beautiful for Others

Rev. Bill Zelazny

This is the second message of our series on aspects of beauty.  In the midst of the beauty of blooming flowers and budding trees let’s pause to consider how we can add beauty to our lives by making life beautiful for others.

We will hold a flower communion during the service where each person attending will receive a flower representing the beauty of each one of us.

 This Sunday is our 2nd Sunday Nonperishable Foods Collection


Sunday, May 15: What Gives Life Meaning   

Rev. Bill Zelazny

Psychologists and philosophers’ contend that seeking happiness for purely happiness’ sake can be fleeting and disappointing. It’s having meaning and purpose in life that leads to happiness. Medical researcher, Jorunn Drageset, posits that there are four main experiences that encourage meaning and purpose in life.  Bill will take a look at these and other idea of about what gives life meaning.  Maybe you’ll find the answer you’ve been seeking.


Sunday, May 22: Choir Sunday!!!

This year’s service will be a celebration of coming back together, of joy and fun.

The Choir is ready to sing some of your favorite music – songs that will put a smile on your face and in your heart.

This is Channing’s annual service of music and inspirational thoughts. 

Be sure to attend! 


Sunday, May 29: What Food Can Teach Us About the Nature of Life

Rev. Jeannette Bessinger

As humans, our relationship to food is multi-layered and complex. It’s a source of both ongoing challenge and deep fascination and pleasure. Eating is a lifelong conversation between food, or its lack, and our tissues, energy, hormones, feelings, thoughts, culture, core beliefs, history – and trajectory. It can be lifesaving, banal and mindless, or even a place of powerful spiritual practice. Join us for a Sunday morning’s exploration of food and life.