Have you ever asked yourself, “how do I become someone worth being descended from?” Whether or not you have children, we all shape the world for future generations. This sermon is for all those who will fail to live forever, and thus, may be appropriately concerned with how to be a good ancestor. Nursery care provided at both services.
Who were the wise men? What was their role in the Christmas story? Come to this 7:00pm service to learn more and receive gifts like they offered so many years ago.
This 4:30pm inter-generational service will be a fun retelling of the Christmas story. We will take volunteers of any age from the congregation to play the parts in the story. Rev. Dana will share a UU perspective on the mysteries and myth and timeless truths of this Christmas story.
Christopher will explore the early Universalist and Unitarian involvement with Spiritualism, related to the conviction that the living and the dead can be in meaningful communication. We will practice being skeptical of skepticism in order to more fully engage with mystery in our daily lives.
This year’s Winter Solstice celebration will be held on Friday December 21st at 7:00 PM in the Sky Room. We will be collaborating with Dances of Universal Peace facilitated by local dance leaders Sára Rain and Abby Highland, and incorporating elements of dance for those who wish to do so. There will be stories read and songs chanted led by Debra Hammond, Music Director. Reverend Kelly will lead us in a candle lighting ritual as we come together to honor this deep tradition, ushering in the light of the promise of a new year to come. Seating is available to all participants. Please join us!
How does coming to church help us answer the big questions of life? What would happen if religion and church disappeared? Can politics fill the need? Rev. Kelly explores. Religious Education during 9:15am service only, nursery care provided at both services.
UU, Christian, Sufi, HIndu, Buddhist. Nursery care provided at both services.
At 7:00 pm, join Revs. Dana and Kelly along with Christopher Watkins Lamb for a time of singing and sharing. Holidays can be hard; come for a time of healing. Service will be held in the Room 9 Chapel.
Yehudis Fishman, Jewish teacher, explores the power of Hanukah to inspire and guide the Jewish people throughout their history, even during the darkest times like recently experienced after the Tree of Life Synagogue massacre. Ivy Bourgon will lead us in a meditation. Religious Education programming at the 9:15am service only. Nursery care provided during both services.