1417 Clifton St.
Raleigh, NC 27604
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Sunday Services
9:00 & 10:45 a.m.

1417 Clifton St., Raleigh, NC 27604
Sunday Services: 9:00 & 10:45 a.m.

If you are here, you belong

Like many, we found organized religion empty. But we’d also experienced its power to transform us. So, rather than abandon it, we began to rethink, strip down, and rebuild it. We’ve become deeply grounded in the universal essence we found—the thread of Divine Life common to all of us. 

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Recent Messages

Finding God in our People

Finding God in our People

Once we rethink where God is—and imagine the Divine is present in every man, woman, and child, a whole set of spiritual practices open up, to help us Find God in All Things.

Finding The Divine in Your Garden

Finding The Divine in Your Garden

When we think God is far away (in heaven) we expect spiritual experiences to be dramatic—visions or peak experiences. But when we look for the Divine in everything, simple moments—pulling weeds, washing dishes—can become spiritual moments. 

Finding God in the Woods

Finding God in the Woods

Many who can’t imagine God on a celestial throne, nevertheless feel spiritually connected in the woods or garden. Turns out, a rich part of our tradition, is how to access the Divine here and now, in the juice and joy of the earth.

Where Is God Now?

Where Is God Now?

After the great religious unraveling that began after WW1, many struggle with that question. This week, we’ll start thinking about where God is now. (It’s good news!)   

Where Is God?

Where Is God?

World War I began a great religious unraveling in the West. Where is God during war? Or on 9/11? Let’s think together, about fundamentally shifting where we look for God.

Everything and Everyone: Connected

Everything and Everyone: Connected

It’s not just a pretty name (though it is). The notion of a Common Thread is rooted deeply in our tradition. We are, every one of us, carriers of the Inner Light. This week: two historical streams that didn’t drop that notion when Rome co-opted our religion—Eastern...

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