“A Letter to My Daughter about Hope” -Andrew Quagliata

December 10, 2017, 10:30-11:30

We are surrounded by fear, hopelessness, and despair. You may ask, “How can I live in this world?” We must choose to ward off cynicism and embrace hope.

Special music by Judy Stock


“Tending the Flame of Hope” – Rev. Margaret Weis

December 17, 2017, 10:30-11:30

Join us in reflection for a Hanukkah inspired service about the ways hope
sustains us even in times when it seems unwelcome or impossible.

Special music by Adult Choir and Klezmer Band


“Quiet Christmas Service” – Rev. Margaret Weis

December 17, 2017, 7:00-8:00 PM

This time of year can be one of hustle and bustle, stress, and even sadness. Gather with us in the Parlor for a service of quiet, wonder, solace, and reflection as we take a moment of pause in an otherwise chaotic time.

Special music by Stephanie Ortolano


“Family Christmas Eve Service” – Rev. Margaret Weis

December 24, 2017, 10:30-11:30

Join us for a “no rehearsal” pageant and intergenerational service! We will sing and celebrate together as we reflect on a story of hope being born into chaos.
Special music by Barry Low


Two Candlelight Christmas Services – “Love Born Anew” – with Rev. Margaret Weis

December 24 @ 5:15 pm and 8:00 pm

Join us at Sage Chapel on the Cornell campus for our annual Christmas Eve service. We will reflect together with story, with song, and with community.

Special music at 5:15 trombone quartet and at 8:00 Adult Choir


“Hope at the Threshold” – Rev. Margaret Weis

December 31, 2017, 10:30-11:30

There are moments in life that require us to move across the threshold from where we have been to where we are yet to be. How do we cross these thresholds with wonder, hope, and courage?

Special music by Kurt Lichtman, vocalist