6.16.19, Father’s Day: He for She, Rev. Kent Matthies Let’s celebrate fatherhood and fathers. Let’s celebrate efforts of love, support, humility, and sacrifice that fathers – imperfect as they are – have made for children, family and community. Let’s ALSO explore how men around the world are increasing commitments to create a world where females […]
What does it mean to find the beauty of belonging? Join us for our annual Child Spiritual Development Sunday service, in which our children, youth and Sunday teachers will be honored as we explore the vital role of building beloved community across the generations. This special multigenerational service is organized by the CSD Committee and […]
Unitarian Universalists are naturally curious people. We want to know how things work and why; we wonder what’s around that corner – something which we can’t quite see but know is there. For most of us, that’s how we arrived on the church’s doorstep. We were curious about this unusual religion and what it meant. […]
There is an African saying that fits the soul of this church so well:“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together” This community has come far over the last 150+ years.Today we celebrate journeying together and highlight the leadership of this year’s Congregational Awards recipients.
We human beings – and other animals – can get stuck in patterns of behavior. The free thinking church creates an environment to engage important topics with open minded curiosity. Parenting philosophies often differ on how to approach a multitude of issues involving offspring of every age. Is it good to have a newborn sleep […]
Come celebrate Beltane (May Day) with the EarthSpirit Circle. Beltane is the anglicized name for the Gaelic May Day festival, which is an ancient Celtic fire festival. It honors life and celebrates Summer and the energy of the Earth. Dancing of the Maypole will occur after the service.
Three days after his murder, they rolled away the stone and found an empty tomb. Jesus may or may not have risen and walked out of the tomb to return to us. What we are more certain of is that Easter calls us to celebrate that powerful, important and miraculous resurrections ARE happening right now. In […]
Did you know our congregation has a covenant of right relations? Yes, we do! Our diverse, spiritually vibrant congregation has made sacred promises to specific ways of being with one another. These include: -Express gratitude for the efforts of others, particularly those who volunteer. -Ask for help when needed and give help as able. -Listen, […]
The theme for April is Wholeness. As with most themes, there are many ways of coming to an understanding of what it may mean. Four members of USG will share how they see the concept, each from a different perspective.