Join us for our annual Spring Music Service, “Going to the Rising of the Sun.” Enjoy spoken and musical reflections on our shared experience of emerging from times of pain and difficulty to a time of new hope. The service will feature musical offerings of many styles and genres, including classical two-piano works, contemporary and folk … read more
Speaker: Dr. Clifton Hardin
Director of Music
This year’s program will feature two new virtual choir pieces, one with the choirs of the Potomac Partnership (River Road, Cedar Lane, and Fairfax UU congregations), and one with the River Road Choir and strings, performing an arrangement of Dona Nobis Pacem. We will also have lots of live music coming straight from 6301 River Road, … read more
In the strange disconnection of the holidays of 2020, many are seeking and grasping for more faith, more hope, and more love. Where has it gone? Is it still in our reach? Is it still inside us? Join Rev. Christin Green and Dr. Clif Hardin to explore who we can be in these times.
In this service, we’ll feature several movements from Clif Hardin’s Requiem, professionally recorded live in the sanctuary before the pandemic and debuted for this online format. Rev. Nancy will preach about the concrete and amorphous grief of this time in our lives. We’ll also prepare for the liturgy of grief and letting go that we’ll share … read more
Please join us as Rev. Christin Green and Clif Hardin bring a beautiful live-streamed service of readings, meditation, and music. We invite you to a time of contemplation, connection, and revitalization.
This month, as we explore our spiritual theme of “courage,” we know that one way we can reflect on courage is to model it. Join Amanda, Nancy, and Clif as we share worship with you in ways that require courage of us. Each of us will take a risk in the service this week, stretch … read more
The Fauré Requiem, one of the most a beautiful and uplifting choral works ever written, will be performed by the River Road Choir, soloists and orchestra, directed by Dr. Clif Hardin.
Jason Shelton is one of the most prominent musicians and composers in the Unitarian Universalist tradition. In this service for all ages, he’ll work with us to reflect on the history and commitments represented in the music of liberal religion, all while inviting us to sing a new song for a new day. Music makes … read more