photo from the balcony of audience and stage during a Sunday worship service with Rev. Abhi speaking
Rev. Abhi with a bunch of youth following worship service
Rev. Archene Turner during worship sitting down and listening with slight smile
Format: 11/21/2018
Sermon: "Thanks-Living"
November 18, 2018
Rev. Abhi Janamanchi

Thanksgiving is not simply about receiving the bounty of earth and the blessings of being; it is also about paying our mortgage to those who have gone before and investing in those who will follow. The services will include a child dedication ceremony. If you would like your child or grandchild dedicated during the service, please contact Sara Davidson (

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Sermon: "The Spirit Experience: Diwali"
November 18, 2018
Rev. Abhi Janamanchi

Join us for a soulful, lively, and engaging Spirit Experience to celebrate the Hindu festival of Diwali!  In these troubled and troubling times, let us commit to all that is life-affirming, and recommit to living lives of compassion, hope, love, and service!

Sermon: "Let There Be Light!"
November 11, 2018
Rev. Abhi Janamanchi, Arvind Venugopal, Chris Mauro, & Christin Green

Diwali or Deepavali meaning “rows of lamps” is one of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, and includes the lighting of lamps in homes, businesses, temples, and streets. Diwali signifies the victory of good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. Join us for a spirited service with Indian dance, music, and percussion!

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Sermon: "A Service of Remembrance"
November 4, 2018
Rev. Katie Romano Griffin

This Sunday we will gather together to remember our lost loved ones. Together we will build an altar of remembrance in a special ritual. Please bring an item or photo for the altar (you can pick it back up after service). Let us knit our selves more closely together as we remember whom we have lost. Let us commit to completing their work in this world. And let us prepare to build a better world for generations to come. Come and worship this Sunday.

Sermon: "U.N. Sunday at Cedar Lane"
October 28, 2018
Ambassador Keith Harper & Rev. Abhi Janamanchi

On United Nations Sunday, we welcome Ambassador Keith Harper to our pulpit! Under the Obama Administration, he served as the US Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland from 2014-17. He was the first Native American to ever receive the rank of US Ambassador. Ambassador Harper is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, and as a lawyer he is known for focusing his practice on Native American affairs, litigation, and international clients from the private as well as the public sector.