Simone Weil has said: “To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.” These days so much can make our spirits feel uprooted. How can we be generous with ourselves and attend to the needs of the … read more.
Upcoming services and recorded sermons
We have often heard that it’s better to give than to receive – but is this true? UCM member Ginny Sassaman returns to the pulpit to explore the proposition that open-hearted receiving can also be uplifting for both the recipient and the donor. At times, … read more.
Each of us has gifts we can share. These are not necessarily material gifts but gifts of the heart and spirit. What is made possible when we generously share who we are with others in community? Music will be provided by the UCM Choir singing … read more.
In this multigenerational service, we share practices passed down to us to honor our ancestors and find comfort and challenge in the legacies our ancestors have left us. We will share stories of UCM and UU ancestors. Music will be provided by Paula Gills singing … read more.
We return to our church building and bring our energy, love, and hope back to this home for our spirits. We will reflect on transformational moments faced by our church ancestors and the heritage of this sacred place of gathering. Music will be provided by … read more.
Guest speaker, Randy Kritkausky, who is a tribally enrolled Native American, will discuss how building bridges between indigenous spirituality and mainstream culture can help us to find common ground and new approaches for adapting to 21st century realities. This service message is designed to … read more.
Numerous studies cite the decline of religious affiliation. Religion is blamed for division, violence, and war. Yet, humanity shares a heritage of diverse and pluralistic religious belief and belonging that has shaped us for millenia and continues to shape us today. Are there parts of … read more.
As the planetary climate grows warmer and weather extremes become more common, we cannot deny the impact of human activity on the earth. Deep transformation is needed to address this planetary crisis which we now feel very close to home. With the Jewish season of … read more.
When we make a covenant, we commit to how we will be with one another whether that is in an intimate relationship or in a community setting. People and communities change over time and so do our commitments. What does it take to renew the … read more.