We’ll give thanks and bless our companions in life—cats and dogs, birds and chickens, turtles and fish, and so much more! This ceremony also acknowledges that our lives are made fuller and richer by the creatures that inhabit the Earth with us, not just those … read more.
Rev. Ladd’s co-preacher for this service will be Bishop Douglas Miles of Koinonia Baptist Church in Baltimore. Bishop Miles is a nationally respected leader in congregation-based community organizing, serving as a keystone of both his local Baltimore organization (BUILD) and on the national strategy … read more.
April 2020 will mark the 50th annual celebration of Earth Day in the United States. That means there are nearly two whole generations of earthlings incorporating this type of appreciation and learning into their lives. We have made great strides and also grave mistakes. How … read more.
In the stories told of the Hebrew Exodus, teachers have long recounted the tale of Nahshon – the one who took the very first step into the Red Sea before it parted, without whose courage the freedom of the people could not be won. … read more.
This Sunday, we’re pleased to welcome Carl Gregg, Minister of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Frederick Maryland. While Nancy is preaching to his congregation, he’ll bring his gifts and spirit to us here at River Road.
Have you ever experienced a deep connection to … read more.
We are a faith tradition that values questions – lots of questions. Have a question you’ve been pondering about spirituality, religion, our congregation’s life together, or your own journey? This Sunday Rev. Nancy will answer your questions, moderated by Lay Worship Leader Susan Messina. Submit … read more.
Over the years many Unitarian Universalist communities have taken steps to become Welcoming Congregations. Along with Welcoming, many UU communities are engaged in Sanctuary movements across the country. At the heart of Sanctuary and Welcoming lies something deeper — caring. How we care for one … read more.
As people committed to justice, it’s easy to lose ourselves in the midst of a hectic world which seems to be brimming with chaos and uncertainty. But also in the midst of this chaos and uncertainty is a growing spirit of resistance. All around us … read more.
Earlier in the Spring, our Music Director, Clif Hardin, preached a reflection wherein he asked, “do you know how worthy you are of being loved?” Picking up where he left off, we’ll look at our heritage as Universalists and ponder what it would take for … read more.
This service looks not only at what makes us happy, but how we can turn the pursuit of happiness into a contest. What if we stop endlessly trying to attain happiness and just notice the feeling moments when it finds us?