Speaker: The Rev. Dr. Christine Tata

Christine Tata has enjoyed visiting Red River from time to time through the years to preach, lead workshops, and appreciate the growth and sincerity of this fellowship. She brings a lifelong interest in religion and spirituality, a variety of academic and professional credentials, and pastoral experience as ordained minister for several progressive congregations. Christine now writes on Medium.com as Rev Dr Sparky, continuing in her mission to inspire courage in the face of absurdity.

The Truth About Easter, Part Part II: Women Change the World In Secret

The Truth About Easter, Part Part II: Women Change the World In Secret The Morning Program Sneak Peek about Easter Sunday’s discourse: the rev. Dr. Christine Tata “The Real Truth About Easter (Part Two): Women Change the World in Secret” Last week, Dr. Tata ended her Palm Sunday sermon with a mystery to solve: what … Continue reading The Truth About Easter, Part Part II: Women Change the World In Secret

“Renegotiating the Four Agreements: Reading The Fine Print”

Sneak Peek:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16U14LwUSpU The Morning Program (appears here on Saturday afternoon/evening) Don Miguel Ruiz’s little book, The Four Agreements, spent a decade on the NY Times bestseller list, offering Toltec wisdom to help North Americans see that humans are actually dreaming all the time, and what we think is “reality” is only a set of agreements … Continue reading “Renegotiating the Four Agreements: Reading The Fine Print”

“New Prophets for the Church of the Real World” the rev Dr. Christine Tata, speaking

THE MORNING PROGRAM: https://redriveruu.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/TMP-02-07-DMS-study-.pdf New Prophets for the Church of the Real World Here’s a glimpse of Christine’s thinking: The Morning Program (will appear here on Saturday afternoon/evening) Since the middle of the twentieth century, this country has struggled to throw off its beginnings as an apartheid state and live up to its promise. The post-World … Continue reading “New Prophets for the Church of the Real World” the rev Dr. Christine Tata, speaking

“How I’d Fix the Whole Shebang in My First 100 Days As President”

THE MORNING PROGRAM (coming Saturday afternoon/evening) SNEAK PEAK (coming soon) January 24, 2021: “How I’d Fix the Whole Shebang in My First 100 Days As President” Come on, admit it—deep down, we all believe that if they’d just put us in charge, for crying out loud, we could cut through the nonsense and fix this mess … Continue reading “How I’d Fix the Whole Shebang in My First 100 Days As President”

Another Fine Apocalypse

January 10, 2021: “Another Fine Apocalypse”   the Rev. Dr. M. Christine Tata, speaking THE MORNING PROGRAM 69 second promo about Sunday’s discourse https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjPZlrEwikY Well, here’s another fine apocalypse we’ve gotten into! An “apocalypse,” from the Greek apokálypsis, just means disclosure and revelation, as when the events of 2020 “revealed” how our society was built on toxic racism, violence, and inequality. … Continue reading Another Fine Apocalypse

Holy Is The Longest Night

DOWNLOAD the morning program (arriving here on Saturday) Join us online Sunday @ 11:15 on our YouTube channel or our Facebook Page Online Coffee Hour:  Join is via Zoom, starting immediately following the Morning Assembly here Sneak Peek about Dr. Tata’s upcoming morning with us: Holy Is the Longest Night  – the Rev. Dr. Christine Tata Dark energy, scientists have … Continue reading Holy Is The Longest Night

“The Once and Future Tabernacle”

THE MORNING PROGRAM SNEAK PEEK ABOUT CHRISTINE’S DISCOURSE: In these pandemic days, our congregations have changed, challenged to find new ways of being together and of remaining faithful. We are becoming more like loosely knit communities of prophets crying in the wilderness, relying only on the spirit–and adequate bandwidth–and some of our churches may never … Continue reading “The Once and Future Tabernacle”