Archives: Services

Renewing Questions: Faith’s Call to Reflection & Joy

Join us this Sunday for a multigenerational worship service, inspired by Rev. Scott Tayler’s insightful words: “To be a people of renewal is to ask not simply, ‘How do I refresh?’ but also ‘How do I return?’ The challenge of life is not just about moving forward but moving forward without losing touch with all […]

Embracing the Many Paths: A Journey Beyond One Right Way

Renown philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche once said, “You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.” Together, we will reflect on the beauty and challenge of pluralism; the wisdom found in diverse perspectives. By embracing multiple paths and honoring each person’s […]

Bridging Ceremony

In UU tradition, “bridging” is the ritual of celebrating our children’s transitions from youth to young adulthood. “Bridging” refers to both the ritual used to honor this transition and the process of leaving youth community and finding one’s place in young adult community. Join us this Sunday for a multi-generational worship service in which we […]

Mothering: The Source

The calendar calls this Mother’s Day, our celebration this Sunday will look at the source of all mothering, Mother Earth. Her qualities are our qualities, her dreams rise in our dreams, her hopes live in us. As Thich Nhat Hanh says “we inter-are.” Sunday services: In-person or virtually on Vimeo.Click here to view the Vimeo […]

Both Sides Now

“I’ve looked at life from both sides now, from up and down, and still somehow it’s life’s illusions, I recall I really don’t know life at all.” These words from singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell call to mind that all humanity experiences multi-faceted lives. We’ll consider just two sides in this service. Sunday services: In-person or virtually […]

Embracing Interdependence: A Celebration of Shared Ministry

Poet and teacher, Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer, has said, “If it’s true we are alone, we are alone together, the way blades of grass are alone, but exist as a field.” We come together as a community bound by the belief that our interconnectedness enriches our lives and strengthens our collective spirit. This worship service will […]

Oneness & Intersectionality

Jeremy Lent, an author whose writings investigate the patterns of thought that have led our civilization to its current crisis of sustainability has said, “Our values arise from our identity.” This reflects the essence of our faith as Unitarian Universalists, urging us to transcend individualism and nationalism. Through self-reflection, we seek to dissolve barriers and […]

No One’s an Island, We’re in this Together

Drawing inspiration from the timeless words of John Donne and Howard Thurman, “No man is an island, no man lives alone,” we continue the theme of interdependence. Together we will explore the depth of personal responsibility in shaping our societal fabric and on what urges us to engage actively in the social orders we live, […]

Lean on Me

It has been said, “when members of the Native American Blackfoot tribe meet each other, they don’t ask “How are you?” Instead, they ask “How are the connections?” This month’s Soul Matters theme is Interdependence and we will be exploring the health of how our various individual and communal “connections.” How are your connections to […]

Easter, Eostre, Darkness, & Rebirth

Spring is here, tis’ the season of renewal and rebirth. Simultaneously, I also feel a resonance with Rev. Angel Kyoto William’s words that in this season, “there is something dying in our society, in our culture, and there’s something dying in us individually.” She goes on to say, ”what is dying, I think, is the […]