Our annual multi-generational Thanksgiving service enacts the ritual of table-setting as a way to appreciate the abundance in our lives. Using words and music and the objects that embody our various family Thanksgiving traditions, we will tell the stories of our personal and communal experiences of abundance and gratitude. Would you like to help us […]
This sermon won the 2015 Dana McLean Greeley Award from the Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office. The theme of the contest was “International Criminal Justice: From Punitive to Restorative.” Doug’s sermon speaks to the war on drugs and the importance of drawing from broader contexts to solve problems such as crime, terrorism, or drug abuse. […]
What does it mean to be a people of hope? It means giving and receiving our stories of hope; it means supporting each other as we feel the holy impatience of hope and let it impel us towards the new day that waits for each of us.
Please join us for our Vespers series on Wednesday evening, December 6, from 6:30-7:00 p.m. in the church sanctuary. (Childcare will be available from 6:00-7:15 p.m.) The services will be based on the Taizé style of worship, featuring candlelight, inspirational music, readings and meditation. Come to find peace, silence and fellowship. Amid all the noise […]
The month of December can be difficult for those of us who have experienced losses or disappointments. The Blue Christmas service allows us to acknowledge those feelings of sadness and emptiness, and to experience some healing. We will explore the darkness with words and music and a candle lighting ritual. The Knitting Ministry will be […]
Worship Associates Linda Sanders, Kate Franta, and Tracy Spinka-Doms invite you to join us in Parish Hall to celebrate the Winter Solstice, the time of the longest nights and shortest days of the year. Come help us celebrate the return of the light!
This multi-generational service is a very UU retelling of the traditional Christmas story. There will be opportunities for people of all ages to take part. Have you ever wished you could be an angel, a shepherd, a sheep? Here’s your chance to join in creating a unique and moving living Nativity. (Please note the time […]
Our annual Lessons and Carols service combines traditional Christmas music with both traditional and non-traditional readings. The homily is based on “A Sikh Prayer for America” by Valaire Kaur which asks, ‘What it this is not the darkness of the tomb, but the darkness of the womb?’
Join us for this annual end-of-year ritual. You are invited to bring objects to place in the coffin (symbolizing that which you hope to let go of in the new year) and cradle (symbolizing that which you hope to give birth to in the new year).