This morning we welcome back Shape Note Singers for our annual summer service with them. This group practices regularly at our church and includes members from our congregation and other singers as well. Shape note notation has been used in the U.S. for the past … read more.
This is a worship service centered on music. There will be few readings and no sermon. Often, the Music Director explains the history of individual hymns. The choir may be part of the service. A music service may feature Taizé, a form of deeply meditative singing or it may consist of the congregation’s favorite hymns. Sometimes, the congregation will sing in the Shape Note tradition.
This service typically represents Jesus’ last meal with his disciples. He also performed a foot-washing ritual, which is still performed in some traditions.
This Sunday we will worship in the Taizé tradition, from the international, ecumenical Taizé community in France. This tradition promotes the spirit of kindness, simplicity and reconciliation through singing meditative songs in various languages, prayer, meditation and simple ritual. Come and share this quiet, renewing experience of community.
Celebrating Catherine Massey’s 20-Year Anniversary
This service celebrates Catherine Massey’s 20 years as Director of Music at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Las Cruces. Come join Catherine and others as they take a stroll down memory lane reflecting on her music leadership with the congregation … read more.
Welcoming the year with songs of peace and justice. We will welcome the New Year by contemplating and singing together. Let us consider the ways that music and song offer us spiritual renewal, as we continue our work for peace and justice