Kwanzaa is a non-religious celebration of African-American culture recognizing the first fruits of the harvest. Kwanzaa is based upon seven principles that are to be lived. Created in America in 1966, Kwanzaa honors the African people and their culture the world over and honors Africa … read more.
5:30 pm Family Service and non-traditional Nativity Play
Service Leaders: Rev. Margret A. O’Neall, Anthony Johnson, Children’s Ministry Team
6:30-7:30 pm Cookies and Cider Fellowship Hour – please bring cookies to share
7:30 pm Lessons and Carols
Service Leaders: Rev. Margret A. O’Neall, Anthony … read more.
Night falls earlier, the air cools, the dark time of winter solstice affects us even in the desert. Around the world and through the ages, people bring light to lift the gloom, to bring hope, inviting the sun to return. How shall we … read more.
Ellen Craft and her husband William escaped American Slavery on an amazing journey of 1,000 miles in search of peace and freedom. Clutching their dream of having children born as free persons, born of free bone and sinew, their saga is one of the most … read more.
Stories are one of the most powerful mechanisms humanity has for passing on meaning and values. How do the stories we tell of war and of peace shape the meanings and values we hold. Do we need new stories?
Rev. Andy Burnette has served since August, 2012 as Senior Minister at Valley Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Chandler. He served the Unitarian Universalist Community Church in Danville, Indiana from 2007 to 2012. From 2000 to 2007, Rev. Burnette served Church of the Nazarene congregations in Southern … read more.
Do you remember being in high school? It hasn’t gotten any easier. Join our Youth in listening to their reflections on the importance of finding inner peace (and what they do to find it) in the midst of the hectic pace and pressures of being … read more.
We know the stories of many of the prominent world religious leaders, but what about their mothers? We will explore what we know of the sacred mothers of the world.
There is much in life that we may never know. How is learning to let the mystery be a path to peace? The theme for this service was chosen by our “Choose the Sermon” auction winner, Caitlin Gaspar. Finding peace with the unknown, with not … read more.