Inner Depth/Outer Focus. Today, we kick off our summer series on “Spiritual Exploration and Justice-making” by exploring how these two facets of our congregational vision inform each other.
Speaker: Rev. Lydia Ferrante-Roseberry
Fatherhood Expanded. In a non-binary world, the assigned ‘male’ gender at birth is no longer a pre-requisite for fatherhood. Today we celebrate the blessings of all kinds of ways to be a father, and all the people who have played fatherly roles in our lives.
Bring flowers to share for this annual ritual that celebrates beauty, human uniqueness, diversity, and community.
There is now a mental health crisis among our youth, which by necessity impacts whole families. Today, we explore the learning, beauty and challenges parents experience with the ever-increasing prominence of struggling young people. We will also welcome New Members .
During this very special service we will honor all the transitions our youth are experiencing. Credo statements will be shared by our Coming of Age participants and we will honor both our youth transitioning out of and into our high school youth community through the … read more.
Beautify! as a Spiritual Practice. The choice to bring beauty into the world is a choice to love the world. We begin this month’s Soul Matters Theme of “Nurturing Beauty” exploring the link between spirituality, creativity and beauty. Following the service, all ages are invited … read more.
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.
Many people grew up with a story of Easter that included a bodily resurrection and personal rebirth through Jesus as a messiah. But what if the message of Jesus was even more radical than that? What if he came to shift our whole relationship to … read more.
For 99.9% of human existence, people experienced the world as fully animate — every rock, flower, body of water, inch of soil was embodied with spirit. Nymphs, fairies and angels were an ordinary part of people’s life experience. This service will explore the impact on … read more.
“Why is there something instead of nothing? Take 3!! Rev. Lydia will address this excellent “Tell the Minister What to Preach” auction question, posed to her by Jeff VanCleve last year, and rescheduled due to the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection, and then again after the … read more.