8:30 - "Atheist Spirituality"
Many people do not understand the difference between spirituality and belief in God. Most Buddhists do not believe in God (they are Humanist) and yet they are world renowned for their teachings of spirituality and spiritual practices such as meditation. Brain science and evolutionary science has helped explain some of what is understood today as spirituality. As Pentecost is celebrated by Christians around the world, let’s look at movements of the spirit from a Humanist perspective.
10:00 & 11:30 - "A Mighty Spirit"
One of the fastest growing and most misunderstood types of Christianity is Pentecostalism. For Christians May 19th is Pentecost Sunday. I look forward to sharing a powerful, progressive religious idea that my colleague Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis in NY City calls the “Pentecostal Paradigm.” If you never understood (or have never heard of) Pentecost you will discover something very special. If you have a Pentecostal background and wonder what it has to do with the religion and spirituality you find at All Souls, this message offers some answers.