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Urban Grace is an ecumenical congregation that is multicultural, diverse, and welcoming to all. We welcome the full participation of all people–any denominational background, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status. We’re grateful to lean into the truth that we are perfectly imperfect and still loved, chosen, and accepted. You are welcome here.

Urban Grace is an ecumenical congregation that is multicultural, diverse, and welcoming to all. We welcome the full participation of all people–any denominational background, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status. We’re grateful to lean into the truth that we are perfectly imperfect and still loved, chosen, and accepted. You are welcome here.
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Urban Grace is an ecumenical congregation that is multicultural, diverse, and welcoming to all. We welcome the full participation of all people–any denominational background, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status. We’re grateful to lean into the truth that we are perfectly imperfect and still loved, chosen, and accepted. You are welcome here.

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Episodes

Sacred Moments: Experiencing Beauty and Awe

8/21/2019
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Listen as Pastor Ben talks about the Spiritual Practice of Beauty and Awe.

Duration:00:22:04

The Spiritual Practice of Social Justice

8/14/2019
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Rev. Layne Brubaker is the founding Pastor of Hagar's Community Church which meets Saturday evenings inside the Washington Corrections Center for Women in Gig Harbor, WA. In this episode on Spiritual Practices, she talks about Social Justice and practical ways we can be a positive presence and help to uplift the marginalized people in our society.

Duration:00:23:23

Pigeons and Doves

8/7/2019
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Since we had Worship in the Park last Sunday, we didn't have a sermon to upload but don't fret! Pastor Ben still has something interesting to share with you! Check it out and thanks for listening!

Duration:00:16:58

Being Present

7/29/2019
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Listen as Pastor Ben explores the spiritual practice of Contemplative Prayer.

Duration:00:25:18

Writing as a Spiritual Practice

7/26/2019
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Listen as Pastor Ben introduces writing as a spiritual practice and then asks a panel of professional writers about their experiences writing. We get to hear from YA authors Kristin Foster and Lorie Ann Grover as well as Abigail Vizcarra Perez. Check out https://www.newleafliterary.com/people/kristin-briana-otts/ and http://lorieanngrover.blogspot.com/?m=1 for more info!

Duration:00:26:19

Your Body Isn't Yucky

7/17/2019
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Many of us were raised with the idea that our bodies were something to be ashamed of. Pastor Ben walks us through how to honor God with our bodies and be proud of who we are and who we were meant to be.

Duration:00:25:12

Spiritual Practices

7/17/2019
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Many of us have experienced a spiritual deconstruction as we've gotten older. Sometimes the God we were taught about growing up feels different from the God we know now. This is the first sermon in our new series about spiritual practices. In this series, Pastor Ben encourages you to explore art, movement, writing, music, and more to develop new spiritual practices and redeem old ones to help you in your spiritual journey.

Duration:00:24:06

Building Community: Together.

7/5/2019
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Listen to a throwback sermon of when Urban Grace kicked off their Capital Campaign in 2017. Pastor Ben talks about hope for the future while acknowledging struggles and honoring the past.

Duration:00:24:24

Don't Get In The Boat (We Need You)

6/26/2019
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Listen as guest preacher Abigail Vizcarra Perez unpacks Luke 8:26-39 and tells the story "As she sees it". You will be pulled in as she challenges you to put yourself in the shoes of the different characters in the story.

Duration:00:27:31

Same or Different?

6/12/2019
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Listen as Ben talks through the Tower of Babel and Pentecost and how these two stories relate to one another. He explores the Biblical ideas of unity and individuality and how embracing our differences can enable us to experience a deeper level of togetherness.

Duration:00:25:35

Accepted.

6/6/2019
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Listen as Ben explores the concepts of sin and grace and how they interact with one another. He also unpacks idea from the German philosopher Paul Tillich and how those concepts translate to us today.

Duration:00:30:15

Holy Spirit for all y'all

5/30/2019
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Ben explores John 14:23-29 and talks about the Holy Spirit. Who is the Holy Spirit for? What does the Holy Spirit do? How does the Holy Spirit function in our everyday lives?

Duration:00:23:09

Easter Sunday

4/23/2019
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Duration:00:29:22

Palm Sunday

4/15/2019
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Duration:00:22:20

The Prodigal Son

4/3/2019
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Listen to the sermon on the Prodigal Son by Rev. Ben Robinson on March 31, 2019.

Duration:00:29:01

March 17, 2019 | Second Sunday of Lent

3/17/2019
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March 17, 2019 | Luke 13:31-35 | Rev. Ben Robinson www.urbangrace.orgIntro guitar music by Jason Shaw via YouTube

Duration:00:23:56

March 10, 2019 | First Sunday of Lent

3/11/2019
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March 10, 2019 | Luke 4 1-13 | Rev. Ben Robinson | Jesus' temptations and accepting ourselves right now. www.urbangrace.orgIntro guitar music by Jason Shaw via YouTube

Duration:00:23:32

Feb 24, 2019 | First Sunday of Ordinary Time

2/24/2019
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Feb 24, 2019 | 2 Timothy 3 14-17 | Rev. Ben Robinson | Reading and following the Bible as a story. info@urbangrace.org www.urbangrace.orgIntro guitar music by Jason Shaw via YouTube

Duration:00:26:17

Feb 3, 2018 | Fifth Sunday of Epiphany

2/3/2019
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Feb 3, 2018 | Luke 4:21 - 30 : Justice through Jesus' good news. Audio clips from American lawyer Bryan Stevenson (https://eji.org/bryan-stevenson).

Duration:00:24:00

Jan 20, 2019 | Third Sunday of Epiphany

1/20/2019
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Jan 20, 2019 | Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 | The public display of generosity that Jesus shows at the wedding in Cana

Duration:00:21:11