Some communities, especially religious ones, have central narratives, precepts or doctrines that hold people together, “ties that bind” as the old hymn goes. As Unitarian Universalists, who embrace a plurality of beliefs and hold no singular creed, what holds us together in shared community? Join … read more.
Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream. He had a vision of what beloved community would look like. He used his imagination to invite us into a larger space of possibility. But can we really do that all at once? What can I do now?
Our democracy is under attack not just in rhetoric, but also by violent insurrection. We have felt it building for years. The questions are many, the answers are simple – and complicated. How did we get here? Where do we go from here? What is … read more.
Every year the winner of the “Sermon of your choice” gets to select the topic for a service. “Open Doors” is built on a story from Judy Kleen. It was a moment when Judy made a difficult decision that turned out to be life-giving. Sometimes, … read more.
Join us at 7pm for a Carol Sing followed by a candlelight Christmas Eve service at 7:30. In this holiday season, the particular darkness of pandemic, we find ways to have hope. As the old year wanes, what brings light into the world and into … read more.
Let us celebrate the wonders of the universe as the seasons shift. The longest night is upon us, as is the shortest day. As we settle in – aren’t we already hibernating??? – for the wintertime, let us explore the myths and stories that shed … read more.
When you are in the midst of something, you can’t always see beyond. This year for many of us, Thanksgiving will be shared in smaller groups, fewer friends and family gathered, and maybe eating turkey by yourself. So how do we re-imagine the Thanksgiving tradition … read more.
Now that it is mostly over…a bitter election process that never seemed to get here…or end. How do we even think about healing when our shoulders are still tensed up to our ears? Can I open my eyes yet? In these tender times, how do … read more.