The Hermit of Tatooine

Ever since human beings have known fear, they have created super-human figures that can protect them from harm and can keep out the monstrous other, whether that mythical protector is Gilgamesh, Sampson, Moon Knight, or Obi-Wan Kenobi.  Today we will explore why this heroic archetype is so foundational to our western culture and why these stories speak to us, especially when we are living through times of fear and tremendous uncertainty. “Help me Obi Wan Kenobi, you’re my only hope…”

This will be an intergenerational outdoor service, weather permitting, and will be streamed over Zoom as well. To join the service on zoom, click here. For Order of Service, here. For hymns, here.