Watch Live! The commercialization of Christmas and the Christian focus on Easter can often overshadow the important religious meaning of Christmas. The Easter idea of resurrection is well-known and powerful. Less well-known but also powerful is the Christmas idea … read more.
Watch Live! It seems fair to say that 2020 has been a hard year for all of us. We understandably seem to be responding to the uncertainty and suffering with angst, anger. The upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday emphasizes being grateful for … read more.
Watch Live! Forgiveness can be one of the most challenging acts for a person or a community to undertake. Perhaps the most difficult act of forgiveness for many of us is the act of forgiving oneself for our own wrongdoing. Carrying heavy regrets … read more.
Watch Live! Certain dates in our lives mark a time of before and after. The date we started a new job, moved to an new part of the world, graduation days, wedding days, birth of first child and other anniversaries … read more.
Watch Live! We are living through a vitally important and challenging time in our country’s history. We face an important election amidst a health pandemic, an economic recession, and a continuing climate crisis. There are times we just feel like … read more.
Watch Live! Religion can be thought of as having two main purposes: giving hope in hard times and finding meaning in suffering. Perhaps overly simplistic but there feels like some truth there. We seem to be living in anxious times … read more.
Watch Live! Pride is a complex word with both positive and negative connotations. In a negative sense pride can convey an inflated sense of one’s own importance and is considered one of the seven deadly sins. On the positive side, … read more.
Watch Live! Our 5th Unitarian Universalist principle is the right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large. We believe that the granting of power and authority to people should be … read more.
Listen Live! The themes of atonement, repentance, and repair are of primary importance to Judaism. They are honored through the Jewish High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur which generally occur in early Fall during the Jewish New Year. This … read more.
Listen Live! Many of us identify as Unitarian Universalist – but do we mean the same or even similar things when we identify as such? Or is our biggest commonality our doubt about having any centralizing religious concept that brings … read more.
Listen Live! Breath has a profound religious significance in many religious traditions as well as being fundamental to our basic living. In classical Greek thought breath has a similar meaning to spirit or soul. During this time of COVID19 pandemic … read more.
Listen Live! One of the struggles of our human condition is our frequent inability to view the world from another person’s perspective. This seems to be a problem religiously, politically, and culturally – creating significant divisions amongst us. Our Unitarian … read more.
The French film director Jean Luc Godard said that every story should have a beginning, a middle and an end but not necessarily in that order. As Brian begins his ministry with us, it is tempting to think of … read more.
Unitarian Universalists are often said to love good questions – some say even more than good answers. Perhaps, or maybe we are not willing to settle for over-simplistic answers to life’s most profound spiritual questions. This worship service will explore the … read more.