For most of our worship services beginning in the spring of 2020, we have video recordings of the full worship service and of just the sermon available for you to watch.

Headshots of Ceyshe Napa, Anna Hernandez, Analise Ortiz, Brianna Westbrook with their names underneath; "Answering the Call of Love: Why I Ran" in black text over faded background of Arizona state flag

Answering the Call of Love: Why I Ran

Led by: Sam Kirkland & Janine Gelsinger from UUJAZ
Worship Associate: Carrie Lifshitz

In the run-up to the elections, we are going to hear from four amazing women (Ceyshe Napa, Anna Hernandez, Analise Ortiz and Brianna Westbrook) about why they took the courageous step to enter into Arizona politics and ran for public office. In these challenging times, they will share their personal stories for how they have hope for the future.

Closeup of colorful minister's stoles hanging on a wall

It’s an Odd Profession

Led by: Rev. Christine Dance & Rev. Janet Onnie
Worship Associate: Rev. Christine Dance
Music: Nicole Pesce + Renee Grant Patrick

On the day after Reverend Christine's Installation, we'll be talking about ministry, how it is not something that only ministers do, and what we can all learn from it. We will also be celebrating the 50th Ordination Anniversary of member Rev. Walt Weider and the 30th Work Anniversary of our custodian, Manuel Gomez. It will be a special Sunday.

White text over photos of water: "Water Communion - Are You a Canal, a Reservoir, or a Swamp?

Water Communion: Are You a Canal, a Reservoir, or a Swamp?

Led by: Rev. Christine Dance
Worship Associate: John LaBarbera
Music: UUCP Choir

American author, theologian, and Civil Rights leader Howard Thurman asks us if we are canals, reservoirs or swamps. As we gear up for a new program year for the congregation and another difficult year in our country and world, we will explore these different kinds of bodies of water and forge some resiliency and hope for our year. Bring some water from your home or travels or use some that we will provide as we share in our Water Communion ritual.

"We're Still Humaning" text over a paper collage of the earth with a yellow heart above it, cradled by two hands: 1 tan, 1 brown

We’re Still Humaning

Led by: Rev. Christine Dance
Worship Associate: Carrie Lifshitz, with Mary McManus via Zoom

The first sermon that Rev. Christine preached at UUCP was on "Humaning" Together, a concept that was more prescient than we knew at the time and that has been repeated often in our community. As we start our new programming year, we will explore what we've learned about humaning and how it is more important than ever.

Rough trans flag drawn in chalk on dark cement; White lettering: An Introduction to Transgender History

An Introduction to Transgender History

Led by: Blake Rushing
Worship Associate: Sam Kirkland
Music: These Loud Thoughts

Join us as Blake Rushing talks about trans history and how it has been misrepresented and suppressed in multiple ways. She will explore historical accounts that indicate "gender queerness" has been present throughout our entire history and is not simply a passing fad or recent way of being.

White text: Journey to UU; photo of person hiking along a 2-track trail on a cloudy day

Journey to UU

Led by: Carrie Lifshitz
Worship Associate: Jon Palumbo
Music: Bob Davis

Many people find their way to Unitarian Universalism from other faiths. Explore with UUCP member Carrie Lifshitz her journey from Catholicism to UUism as she evolved from "this is the way we do things" to being free to question WHY we do things, and eventually being able to appreciate the beauty in the Catholic faith while rejecting the constraints of the Catholic religion.