This Sunday marks the first day of Hanukkah and the first Sunday of advent. Both of these traditions have a rich history, both good, and difficult. These celebrations teach us that it is the lights that shine in the darkness that can awaken in us … read more.
Speaker: Eric Williams
To celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day, and to further this month’s theme of Deep Listening, this Sunday we explore the inspiring poetry of our first Native American Poet Laureate, Joy Harjo.
In the early 1800s, translations from the traditions of India and East Asia were filtering through Europe and across the Atlantic where they inspired our Transcendentalist ancestors, especially Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. We’ll spend time reflecting on teachings from these traditions, their … read more.
All world religions include something like the Golden Rule: treat others as you wish to be treated. This Sunday, we will explore how we can deepen our compassion; how we can open our hearts to care for others as we ourselves wish to be cared … read more.
This week’s Jagged Rock: All Souls are Sacred and Worthy. As I speak those simple words, I feel my heart swell. Such deep truth. Such good news. All souls are sacred and worthy. Even mine.
On Easter Sunday, we explore the Jagged Rock: Salvation in THIS life. This theological stance set Unitarians, in particular, apart from their liberal Christian siblings. How does it change our lives to be called to create the Beloved Community here and now?
After the infatuation, after the honeymoon, after the passionate first few years, after the dreams of children or a place to call home, what keeps relationships together? On this Valentine’s Day weekend, we strip away the platitudes, and ask ‘what makes love last? … read more.
As we round the corner from the darkest day of the year, we gather to honor the awe that darkness brings. We will also warm up the sanctuary and bring back the light by generously decorating our ‘Mitten Tree’. Please bring mittens and hats for this annual offering to EFAA — the Emergency Family Assistance Program. Our children and youth will join us for part of this service.
All ages service.
“For Loneliness, by John O’Donohue”, Eric Williams
“The Colors of Grief”, Rev. Lydia, Irene Faivre, Brigitta Vieyra, Eric Williams, Pete Wernick: