How many times during the last few months have you heard someone begin a sentence with a cliche like the title of this sermon? What words do you hear over and over in a loop as people try to make meaning of what we’re living … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Nancy McDonald Ladd Senior Minister
A fire doesn’t burn just because of the fuel – but because of the space we leave between the logs. What spaces are you creating between the demands of your life?
This Sunday, River Road UU Congregation and the UU Congregation of Fairfax will join for a shared online Sunday morning experience that invites us to both speak of what our country can be and act to help bring it toward our highest … read more.
With lots of conversation these days about freedom, independence, and the values that undergird out choices, Rev. Nancy will ask just what and who it is that gets to be the boss of your life. What is it that is worth sacrificing some freedoms … read more.
In this annual flower communion and music service, we will lift up the beauty that can bless a broken world. What life rises from the ashes? What words of praise can we offer from our broken hearts?
Margaret Atwood once wrote that “when you are in the middle of a story, it isn’t a story at all, but a confusion.” Yet, out of the confusion, eventually the most important stories do get told. What are the stories we will tell of these … read more.
Surely “undone” often means something like “falling apart.” But what if we could embrace what it means to truly be un-done, unfinished, and incomplete?
Crisis has a way of shifting our priorities, resetting the playing board, and demanding that we reconsider what matters most. Is there anything you’re letting go of these days? What essential re-focusing is taking place in your heart and in our world?
A year ago, RRUUC Member Tricia Tice had the idea to challenge Rev. Nancy to preach about emerging, hopeful technologies that can help us respond effectively to the climate crisis all around us. Today, we’ll look at how new possibilities arise even in the hardest … read more.
Here in the height of Spring, as new possibilities arise amidst such sorrow, we’ll think about the wild, emerging, growing edge of life informed by that sorrow. How do our sorrows shape us in powerful and sometimes beautiful ways?