As our theme this month, we’ll look at the fine and wavering line between what is sacred and what is ordinary. Even when we look at our history and our congregation’s history, seemingly ordinary moments take on a new power if we choose to bless … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Nancy McDonald Ladd Senior Minister
Jean Vanier is a Canadian philosopher, theologian, and the founder of L’Arche communities. Last year upon turning 90, he shared his thoughts on life and on growing older with his “ten rules for life to become more human”. Please join us as we learn more … read more.
In a famous story from the Christian scriptures, Jesus invites his friends to collect all the leftovers from the meal that fed 5000 people by asking them to “Gather up the fragments so that none may be lost.” How do we gather up the fragments … read more.
As summer passes toward fall, this week we’ll reflect on the beauty of impermanent things, the toasts we make in breakable glasses, and the wonder of what we cannot keep.
Every Summer, Rev. Nancy preaches one “big science sermon.” This year, we’ll look at both the theological and scientific basis for asserting (as our 7th principle does) that we are a part of an interdependent web of all existence.
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.
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.
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?
Author and activist Adrienne Maree Brown reminds us that starlings move as a “murmuration” – a flocking behavior that naturally creates patterns of shared movement that look like art. How can groups of people move together in such beautiful ways? Where is the beauty … read more.