On our annual Flower Communion Sunday, we celebrate the playfulness and delight available to us in the natural world and in community with one another. Rev. Joan shared a reflection ahead of her sabbatical, and we also celebrated our time this past church year with … read more.
Category: Sermons and Podcasts
This annual worship service celebrates the learning and connections of this year’s Lifespan Spiritual Exploration programming for children, youth and adults. We create space for contemplation of where we’ve each come in our own spiritual journeys due to the changes brought by the past year’s … read more.
“Our Longing for Community”
Rev. Mariela Pérez-Simons will share her story of going into a church for the first time when she was 18 years old, in Cuba under a dictatorship when religion was forbidden. This intimate reflection explores why we seek spiritual communities; why we … read more.
Our Annual Music Sunday service features the Choir as well as vocals, percussion, and even dance from members of our congregation of all ages. Join us as we sing together, share stories behind some of our favorite hymns, and show our grand finale video of … read more.
During this Sunday’s service, we welcome Pastor Steven Tendo, a Ugandan pastor now living in central Vermont, in sharing his story of defending human rights, being held in the U.S. detention and deportation system, and seeking freedom. Pastor Tendo is being supported locally by the … read more.
Sixty years ago this month the American Unitarian Association and Universalist Church of America officially consolidated to form the Unitarian Universalist Association. As we mark this anniversary, let us consider the origin stories that shape who we are as a a faith movement and the … read more.
How do we grasp the swift and terrible changes that humans are causing to the Earth’s climate, while maintaining hope and channeling our fear and our hope into action? How do we take care of the climate and restore it to how it’s been for … read more.
This Easter Sunday shares its date with the anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination. As we begin a new worship theme of “Becoming” for the month of April, we will honor the roles Mary, the mother of Jesus, and Alberta Williams King … read more.
On this first Sunday of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we will delve into “story” as a part of the Asian American experience. These stories have often been invisible in U.S. culture and in majority-white faith communities. Recent events have elevated Asian American experiences and stories … read more.
What does it mean to become “fully formed” as a spiritual person? Is this even possible? How does Unitarian Universalist theology and practice support this process of religious and spiritual “becoming”? This Sunday, we welcome the newest members to join the Unitarian Church of Montpelier.