This term has been coined by conservatives to dismiss the idea that one’s identity shapes one’s experience. The idea that our lives shaped by values which we do not even consciously embrace is disturbing and alarming. And yet if we look at what has happened in our nation, this seems to be true. On this Martin Luther King Day weekend, join Rev. Leslie Takahashi to consider the connections between issues of poverty, race, and environmental degradation. (This is a great service to attend if you disagree with the conversation about “white supremacy culture” as we will have a discussion following the service and it is a great time to engage in covenantal conversation).