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.
Speaker: Rev. Nancy McDonald Ladd Senior Minister
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.
Is there a difference between belief and experience? Which is more important in our religious and spiritual lives, and what if what we believe and what we behold are different?
In this multigenerational service based on a script by Rev. Emily Wright-Magoon, we’ll look at the wholeness that emerges from broken things. The narrative of the Christian tradition has much to tell us in this season of renewal, and from some broken pieces, we’ll create … read more.
There is an ancient story of the Israelites carrying the bones of their ancestors through the desert when they were freed from captivity. What do you carry with you? What is the gift and burden of your ancestors that you do not, or could … read more.
Continuing with our theme of legacy, this service will work with Atul Gawande’s groundbreaking book, “Being Mortal,” as we look at the beauty found in the midst of brevity.
Using the core story from our religious education program this month, “The Fig Seed” from Buddhist scripture, we’ll look at human nature itself. What are true things we can say about what makes us uniquely human? How does our humanity, biologically and spiritually expressed, … read more.