LISTEN: Words on how we can look at the New Year with fresh ideas, and combat swollen heads with swelling hearts.
READ HERE It is safe to say that Hymn #123, Spirit of Life, is as close to a UU theme song as we have in our tradition. The hymn resonates. UUs seem to “get” this song and the “inner conversation” it invites with whatever we identify as the Spirit that moves us, sings within us, … Continued
LISTEN: READ HERE Christmas Eve Concert and Candlelight Service Choir concert at 5:00 p.m. Service at 5:30 p.m. “Heavenly Peace” One of the most cherished Christmas hymns, “Silent Night,” turns 200 this year. For some, the line, “Sleep in heavenly peace,” is the most moving and relevant to their personal lives and to the state … Continued
LISTEN: A Virtual Blessing of the Animals! Homily: “God Got A Dog” Rev. Robin Landerman Zucker On this holiday Sunday, we will create an altar of artifacts of your pets, past and present and participate in a blessing ritual. Please bring collars, leashes, photos, toys, and other pet ephemera to the service. DO NOT BRING … Continued
LISTEN: The holidays are a time of charity and doing good, but this talk will ask us to consider the limits of charity and other forms of social do-gooding. It will also raise the possibility of alternatives that can address the core problems that charitable giving seeks to solve.
READ HERE In this sermon, during the Jewish festival of Chanukah, we’ll explore the universal appeal of the 23rd Psalm and the ways in which it serves as a portable shrine and touchstone of comfort for people of all beliefs, including UUs.
LISTEN: This service is about sex, politics, and religion. Enough said.
Come join us in a circle service of gratitude in the Arthur Room to celebrate our gratitude.
LISTEN: READ HERE Gratitude Sunday In the Parable of the Widow’s Mite, an impoverished woman tosses two copper coins into the Treasury. Is this meager or substantial? Can we applaud her contribution or do we view it as insufficient? Is it enough to create a feeling of abundance and gratitude? This morning, we will explore … Continued
LISTEN: The famed poet, Rabindranath Tagore reminds us that “You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” In the sermon of reflections of her time in community in Jabalpur India, Rev. Robin will share her journey of heart, spirit, and service. Oil lamps, surprises, joys, sorrows, and blessings await.