Rev. Margret A. O’Neall

Embrace the Elephant

We talk a lot about elephants as a metaphor for something large and mysterious – the elephant in the room, or perhaps perceiving parts of the elephant without understanding the whole. How do we learn to embrace, to cherish, to engage with the elephants in … read more.

Beyond Belief

Unitarian Universalists have been called “freethinking mystics with hands” – faithful people who will not be bound to a static creed, and who commit to a practical religion, a religious practice of making a difference. What does it mean to be part of a religion … read more.


Summer is a time for renewal — a time to change the pattern, to replenish our resources, to re-create ourselves. The Jewish mystical Kabbalah tradition speaks of Tikkun olam, which translates as “repairing the world.” As people of faith, we are called to repair the … read more.

Nourishing Each Other

Nourishing and being nourished is part of our life in community, a source of renewal for our minds, bodies and spirits. Nourishing each other in mutuality supports our mission to welcome all, building religious community as we are called to share journeys, grow in spirit, … read more.

Sharing the Journey

Where have we come from, what are we becoming, where are we going? In the past months we have journeyed through the first phase of this transitional time, honoring the past, looking forward to adventures ahead. How do we stay open to possibility as the … read more.

Day of Memory

On this weekend of Memorial Day, dedicated to remembering the lives of those who have died in military service, we remind ourselves that the act of remembering is, in itself, a sacred act that weaves the larger ongoing pattern of life.

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Love in a Bouquet

The Flower Communion celebrates our common unity in all our beauty and diversity, the love that holds us in active covenant, and our bright presence in the world. Today we also bridge our youth into their adult UU identity. Please bring a flower to share … read more.

Call and Commitment

Ministry is the act of putting into action our programs, desires and commitments — an act of leadership and service to a higher good. As this congregation elects the Ministerial Search Committee, we consider, what is the ministry to which we are called, and to … read more.