Our Next Service

Spirit, Matter, Consciousness: A Conversation

Dr. Gary Nelson, Rev. Bruce Bode

(Second service begins at 11:15am) (First Sunday of Christmas) For a number of years I’ve wanted to bring the research and ruminations of Dr. Gary Nelson on science and religion and matter and mind to the pulpit by way of an interview with him. If this interview is going to happen, it needs to be soon. So this first Sunday of Christmas, when we light a candle to faith, seems like as good a time as any. Subjects we’ll probably touch on are: 1) “consciousness” as a fundamental property of reality; 2) the emotional system we share with other mammals; and 3) the integration of modern science and modern religion.

Music: Pat Rodgers, piano