Our Ministers Participate in Same-Sex Flashmob Wedding

Posted on February 18, 2013

During the January PRIDE Film Festival, Rev. Dr. Jack Skiles and Rev. Caela Simmons Wood  had the privilege of participating in a flashmob wedding for same-sex couples. The wedding was organized by the PRIDE Film Festival and officiated by Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan. The goal of the wedding (aside from celebrating the love of the


Did you see the light? by Rev. Dr. Jack E. Skiles

Posted on February 10, 2013

Sermon Texts: Exodus 34:29-35 and Luke 9:28-36 The art of preaching has never been more intellectually and spiritually grounded than it is in our day, our time, our place in history.  We are struggling to know ourselves in a spiritual real world context like women and men of every other age.  What is significantly different,


“Living Into Agape” by Rev. Caela Simmons Wood

Posted on February 3, 2013

Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 13: 1-13 Love is in the air. Or, as my almost-three-year old said to me the other day at Kroger, “Look, Mama! Love Day is coming up soon!” Love it or hate it, Valentines Day will be upon us soon. I know several couples who are planning spring and summer weddings.