Earth Day: Living Local. Our Transcendentalist Unitarian ancestors were deeply connected to the natural world around them, finding ‘a leaf of grass no less than the journey-work of stars’. (Walt Whitman) On this Earth Day, we’ll revel in the beauty of our locale, and create … read more.
Speaker: Eric Williams
Our society has taught most of us to focus on what is rational, scientifically provable, and part of our conscious minds. But inside us, as every psychiatrist since at least the time of Freud has acknowledged, there is much more intelligence that can have great … read more.
For Loving Kindness to ripple outward from ourselves to the world, we must first try to love ourselves unconditionally. The Buddha said “You could search the whole world and never find anyone more deserving of your love and compassion than yourself.” So let’s start there.
Join us for a meditative celebration of “the Sacred Circle of Life”, as one yearly cycle ends and another begins. We will share a quiet service of music, poetry and meditation. Zoom service only.
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.
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?