Rick Holmgren

The UU 5th Principle: The Right of Conscience and the Democratic Process

Since election day is drawing near, we continue our reflections on the UU seven principles with the 5th principle: UUs affirm and promote the right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large. People interested in past services on the UU principles can find reflections on … Continued

The UU First Principle

Please join us for a reflection on the UU First Principle, which affirms the inherent worth and dignity of each person. LISTEN:

New Growth

We reflect on spring, new possibilities, and the beginning of something new. LISTEN:


In honor of St. Valentine’s day, we’ll reflect on the power of love. LISTEN:


We anticipate the arrival of a new year and new possibilities. LISTEN:

Why Are We Here?

Questions about purpose or the meaning of life have been motivating spiritual seekers for millennia. In this service, we will reflect on those questions, both for ourselves and for the UU Church of Meadville. LISTEN:

On Change

To paraphrase an apocryphal Buddhist saying, ‘Change is inevitable; suffering is optional.’ We consider what this might mean for us in the current environment. Click Here To View Service

Being of Service

LISTEN: Wanting to help seems to be a natural impulse for humans, understanding how we can be truly helpful perhaps less so. Today we reflect on how we can be of real service to ourselves and others.