Speaker: Rev. Dr. Marian Stewart

Rev. Dr. Marian Stewart is Senior Minister at First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus

Winter Solstice

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.

Re-Imagining Tradition

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.

Holy Anxieties!

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.

Re-membering Ourselves and Each Other

Annual Remembrance Service

After loss, it is healing to practice remembrance. Re-membering allows us to put ourselves and our communities back together. But things don’t look the same afterwards. We come together to memorialize loved ones, honor other losses, remember abiding truths, and recommit to living … read more.

Deep Listening

Listening helps us find our way. Yet, there is so much more to listening. It also creates our world. Just think about why you listen to those close to you. Is it really just to gather information? To hear the other clearly? Or, is it … read more.

Unmasking a Founding Myth

On this “Columbus Day” we explore a people’s history that debunks a founding myth. Celebrations and statues, even literature and popular culture, cover up truths that we’d rather ignore. It is time to unmask the myth and lift up Indigenous people, their history, life, and … read more.

Animal Blessing

Join us in a celebration of our furry, scaly, and feathered friends. This is an allergy-free virtual blessing of our pet companions.

Send pictures of your pet along with your pet’s name to Rev. Marian to include in the service. You may also show off … read more.

Shades of Humanism

A deeper look at our Unitarian Universalist fifth source, humanism. How a long history of non-theistic thinking has impacted and changed us. Where did it begin, where is it going? What is it anyway?

Lift Every Voice

Join us for a dynamic celebration of MLK and the Civil Rights Movement. Rev. Ron Payne, a First UUer, was in Selma and will tell us all about it. Wahru Cleveland and Joyce will be drumming. Bring your drum to join in the benediction.