The science fiction writer, Octavia Butler, once wrote a note to herself with the lines, “So be it! See to it!” She and other science fiction writers draw on the power of imagination to create new worlds and new visions. We, too, draw on our … read more.
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. imagined a world beyond the injustices of his day. He and many other prophetic leaders proclaimed futures that seemed impossible. Today, as we continue to grapple with racial injustice and white supremacy, we draw upon our prophetic imaginations to … read more.
The human imagination has brought forth stirring ideas that have shaped history, for good and for ill. The imagination has moved people to change course often in life-saving ways. The human imagination holds incredible power and possibility. How do we nurture and cultivate our imaginations? … read more.
As we explore the theme of Imagination in the month of January, join us as members of the UCM Worship and Arts Committee share what sparks their creative imagination. As we enter into a new year, what can you imagine?
Join us for this worship service to mark the transition into the new year with hope and intention. We are joined by local poet Scudder H. Parker, who will be sharing his poetry and reflections during the service.
Scudder H. Parker grew up on a family … read more.
Join us this Christmas Eve for an evening of fellowship and worship. We celebrate the hope and light of the Christmas season with a service of lessons, carols, and candle lighting. You are invited to have a candle near you to light during the service.
We … read more.
In English, the world solstice comes from the Latin word solstitium, meaning “sun standing still.” What gifts of stillness can we discover and embrace with the arrival of the longest night? This will be a service for all ages.
Amidst the winter holidays, we enter a time of expectation. Waiting, however, can be a challenging state of being, especially when what comes next is so uncertain. How can stillness serve as a spiritual practice in times of waiting? This service will include a Child … read more.
Our annual remembrance service is a time to name those we have recently lost in our church community and in our own lives. We share our grief with one another and hold it tenderly through readings, songs, and candle lighting. You can have candles near … read more.