On this first Sunday after the election, we gather as a community of love and justice. At the writing of this blurb, we don’t know what Nov 3rd will bring. But we do know that we are stronger and more resilient together. This service will … read more.
Speaker: Pete Wernick
Humanism is considered a “UU source” — and this service will show how Humanism significantly *overlaps* our Seven Principles and how modern Humanism was launched by Unitarians about 100 years ago. Besides clarifying what modern Humanism is, we’ll hear the story of a BVUUFer who … 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.
For this year’s Memorial Day service, we’ll be exploring the complex grief that accompanies war losses. What similarities and differences are there between war losses and the immense loss of life we are experiencing now in this pandemic? What are the lessons of loss? Spotlight … read more.
This week’s Jagged Rock: Truth continues to be revealed. As much as we’d often like to have life be predictable, it never is. Every day offers new adventures. Our first UU Source, which invites our direct experience to inform our understanding of truth, means that … read more.
In the third week of our series, we focus on the Jagged Rock: Courageous Love Transforms the World with a tribute to the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee. For 80 years the UUSC has been on the forefront of social justice movements. Their humanitarian work focuses on collaborating with grassroots movements around the world to advance human rights and human dignity. The UUSC is one tangible, visible way that our courageous love has transformed the world.
There is a revolution happening in the scientific understanding of trees. Far from being lone organisms fighting for their own survival, forest trees communicate and support one another in complex ways. What can we learn from their ancient ways of being?
Daylight Savings Time starts … read more.
Awe is one of the finest of human experiences. It often brings a connection to our deepest values, and the lasting impacts of experiencing awe can shape our understanding of our lives on earth and the powerful forces surrounding us. In this service we’ll recall awe and we’ll try to experience it as well. Carmin Sandim will provide piano selections, and Pete and Joan Wernick will sing a song of awe, as well!
What lessons and wisdom can UUs draw from Judaism, a foundational resource for UUs?
Our one 10 a.m. service for Memorial Day is about getting past the ambivalence we may have about wars so that we can both recognize our own universal human vulnerability and be thankful for what others have sacrificed — most of them involuntarily — so … read more.