Rev. Alex Holt

Winter Holidays and Awakening

‘Awakening’ can mean many things but especially during the holiday season. How can it be a practice of patience and wonder? LISTEN:

The Simplicity of Good Food and Great Gratitude

Thanksgiving meals used to be predictable. Then, covid came in early 2020. We had to adopt all different ways to have Thanksgiving in more isolation. What did we learn? How has Thanksgiving changed for us since covid? Please bring your stories to this post-Thanksgiving Sunday service.   LISTEN:  

Veterans Day: How the Military Changed Us

Bridgett Reeb, Rich Chafey, and Bob Ackerman are all veterans and will explore how being in the military changed their lives. Please join us to remember veterans and appreciate the presentations of Bridgett, Rich, and Bob. LISTEN:

Allhallowseve: The Courage of it All

Allhallowseve is a Christian based remembrance of those who have died. How would it look from a UU perspective? Is it more than costumes and candy? Is there courage in facing the darker days whether of death or winter? LISTEN:

Courage and Ministry

This will be a Q&A service where people can ask Rev. Alex questions about ministry and congregations. Questions should be filled out in advance and sent to Jodi. LISTEN:

Living the Seventh Principle: Shinrin Yoku and Forest Therapy

The Japanese practice of forest meditation gives us the chance to reconnect with the natural world with patience and wonder. Debra Anyu Savelle is a certified forest guide for forest therapy and will lead several groups the week of October 2-7. LISTEN:

Ingathering: (All) the Stirrings of Compassion

We arrive again in our lovely sanctuary as covid lingers and the world slides into turmoil. We will sing one song and the title speaks to it. Please bring non-perishable food items rather than water so we can contribute to the Family Services Center.” (Note: no potluck is planned at this time) LISTEN:

Fathers Come Forth

This Sunday is Father’s Day and less celebrated than Mother’s Day in May. We will hear fathers from different generations speak to the joys and challenges of fatherhood in a turbulent age. LISTEN: