Topic: Music

Music Service

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.

January 23, 2022 – Look Well to the Growing Edge

How do we tune our hearts to what is life-giving among us, even when we don’t know what is ahead? In a time where we are grieving, frayed, and afraid, how might we sustain our spirits and turn towards on another? In this time of sudden transitions for UU Church of Las Cruces, our UUA regional staff contact reflects with us on learning from our past and planting seeds for the future, both in our congressional life and in our personal lives.

December 26, 2021 – Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa is a celebration of African American culture. It is not a religious event per se, although many churches practice Kwanzaa rituals. In a year that brought much to bear on the lives of black people, we’ll close out 2020 by reflecting on the meaning of Kwanzaa and how it relates to our lives.