How do the stories we tell shape the future? Is it possible that our stories can be portals or gateways into some new reality we haven’t yet created? Is a story a doorway between one version of the world and the next, and how are we going to choose the stories we tell about this … read more
Speaker: Rev. Nancy McDonald Ladd Senior Minister
Human beings are storytelling creatures, but sometimes our stories have a way of getting too simple. Sometimes we let the conventional telling of a story limit our perceptions of what’s possible. Can we tell stories about ourselves and our world that are complex, honest and compelling at the same time?
With poetry and reflection, this service will point you toward actions you can take this Earth Day. How can we be patient when the work asks for it while also embracing the urgency of this epoch-changing climate crisis?
This service will serve as a time honor and remember all that we have lost in the last year. It will be a time to grieve, to give praise, and to begin becoming something new as we emerge into the Spring and beyond. After the online service, which will feature the debut of new videos … read more
This Easter Sunday, we’ll tell the story of a man who died long ago, only to become a whole new thing on the other side of the story. What are the conditions necessary for anything to become a whole new thing? For the re-making that comes when we are un-done and put back together again? … read more
You know those days – those days that it all just doesn’t add up. Did you know you’re not alone? How do we come back to our highest commitments even in the middle of all that?
This Sunday we begin our new monthly spiritual theme of commitment using a story about temptation and renewal from the Christian scriptures. What is it that tempts you away from your commitments? Maybe not a little devil on your shoulder, but perhaps a deep exhaustion in your heart? How can we re-commit to what matters … read more
Stewardship Kickoff This Sunday we’ll lift up all the ways in which each of us as individuals and as a congregation are meeting the moment each and every day. As we kick off our stewardship campaign, we’ll ponder what it is that community means to us, especially in times like this.
Together with Unitarian Universalists around the country, we’ll join in a shared national UU worship that celebrates our faith’s commitment to love and justice. Join us to hear many voices preaching and singing our shared values!
In this service, we’ll look at the history of the term “beloved community,” tracing it through Unitarian history, Martin Luther King and beyond. We’ll also ask what it feels like to truly be beloved and what we can do to create that feeling for others.