Reflection

Advent Vespers

This will be a quiet service, focusing on the contemplative dimensions of Advent, Hanukkah, and Solstice. They’re meant to give you a break from hectic preparations, some time to pause and reflect on the deeper meanings of the holidays.

Advent Vespers

This will be a quiet service, focusing on the contemplative dimensions of Advent, Hanukkah, and Solstice. They’re meant to give you a break from hectic preparations, some time to pause and reflect on the deeper meanings of the holidays.

Gather the Spirit

One service at 10:30 AM.Our service of Ingathering marks our coming together at summer’s end, renewing friendships and committing ourselves to the new church year.  2017-2018 is an especially exciting time for this church as you prepare to call a new minister.  This service offers you the chance to covenant with your Ministerial Search Committee, … Continued

Water Communion

One service at 10:30 AM. Many UU congregations hold a Water Communion once a year. Members bring to the service a small amount of water from a place that is special to them. During the appointed time in the service, people one by one pour their water together into a large bowl. As the water … Continued

Things I Learned in Childhood

One service at 10:30 AM. Things I learned in childhook that are reflected in our 7 principles. Part 3 –

The Power of the Blues

One service only at 10:30 AM. The Blues Is Alright. This service celebrates a triple crown of American music— Spirituals, Hymns and the Blues.  Spirituals and Blues are first cousins and Hymns are ‘second cousins once removed.’ All three genres come from the same place in the human heart. The Blues are secular Spirituals, or … Continued

Thing I Learned in Childhood

One service at 10:30 AM. Things I learned in childhood that are reflected in our 7 principles. Part 2 – Shel Silverstein. We will continue to explore ideas we were taught as children and how the apply to our Unitarian Universalist principals. This time we will touch on the poetry of Shel Silverstein and others.

The Power of Myth

One service only at 10:30 AM. What we think of as “myth” was how mankind made sense of the world around them, from sociology to astronomy to chemistry and more. Our 4th Principle commits us to the search for truth and meaning, but it is tempting to dismiss those with “mythical” beliefs. Is there some … Continued

The Power of Belief

One service at 10:30 AM. We all know that our beliefs shape our lives and our lives shape our beliefs, but how can challenging our beliefs make our lives better and how can we make the world better by challenging others’ beliefs?

Father’s Day Service

One service at 10:30 AM. You call it chaos, we call it family. Retrospectives on fatherhood.