Let’s Deck The Halls for our traditional Christmas Eve service, sing carols and reflect on what we as Unitarian Universalists can take from the traditional Christmas story. And, of course, we’ll have the singing of Silent Night by candlelight.
Speaker: Rev. Christine Dance
Albert Einstein said, “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” In this season of awe, advent and wonder, let’s explore how the concept of awe transcends … read more.
For many, the holidays are difficult- especially when our culture says that our families should be perfect and that the season should live up to all of our expectations. We will have reflections and sharing to provide comfort, remembrance and hope for those who find … read more.
Unitarian Universalism is a non-creedal faith, grounded in the history of two different and related traditions – Unitarianism and Universalism. But our faith has taken so many twists and turns through the ages, it is hard to keep up. Who are we and what do … read more.
Join us for our annual Bread Communion. Making, breaking and sharing bread is a key element of Thanksgiving as well as how we build community. If you wish, bring a traditional bread to share from your family tradition.
What’s your name for the universe, God and/or existence? As Unitarian Universalists, we have attachments to some names (Spirit of Life) and baggage with others (O Holy Father). Why do names matter? We’ll talk about the power of names and the role in our lives … read more.
UUCP’s history is fascinating and tells us a lot about the resilience that is in our DNA. Our early UUCP founders were chased out of multiple buildings for their liberal views in a time that has too many corollaries to our own. What can we … read more.
Brene Brown says that our desire for connection and love runs deep but that “when we ‘fit in’ instead of actually ‘belong,’ we mold ourselves to the situation instead of standing for our authentic self.” We will explore this month’s theme of Belonging and exploring … read more.
When our religious upbringing or community says one thing and our lived experience or intellect tells us another thing, it can create moral stress—a cognitive dissonance between what we know to be right and what we are told. If that stress is extreme or intense … read more.
Water is universal, eternal, ever-changing. As we gather for the traditional Water Communion to celebrate a new program year of our community, we reflect on water- in our lives and as a tool and symbol of resistance and justice in our communities. Bring water to … read more.