In celebration of The Village Square’s determination this year to celebrate what’s working and worth emulating, God Squad will kick off their 13th season honoring our fellow humans who have behaved heroically during these challenging times.
It’s an election year. Should churches have political candidates speak at Sunday services? Should clergy tell congregants how to vote? What are the proper lines for religious involvement in politics? And what are the consequences when these lines get crossed?
Isn’t Hanukkah the most important holiday to Jews? Don’t Catholics object to sex unless reproduction is the goal? Come and consider many of the myths, truths, and misunderstandings that everyday people have about religion in America.
Let Friendship Redeem the Republic: God Squad Edition. In our year-long celebration of the superpower of healthy friendships across differences, you’ll meet God Squad’s friends who they don’t quite agree with.
Love Thy Neighbor. No Exceptions? Does the admonition to love one’s neighbor really come without exceptions? Is everyone my neighbor? And what does love really mean?
Are you “us” or are you “them”? These days every religious, nonprofit and for-profit has to state their opinion on every single political disagreement du jour. We’ll talk about just how advisable this situation is and if there might be a better way.
Exit the Echo Chamber: Fake News, Filter Bubbles and FaithSummer is right around the corner and we know you have plans – fishing, sunbathing, a summer read or two? Whatever you’re up to, we say you add just one more to-do: “Save the planet by escaping the echo chamber.” Doable.