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.
Speaker: Rev. Joan Javier-Duval
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.
We may or may not have clear election results at this point and many uncertainties remain present in our day to day lives. Yet, the steady work of repair remains. Let us reflect together on the ongoing work of grieving what is broken and bringing … read more.
Those who have come before us offered story and song as healing balms in difficult times. Let us draw upon this healing wisdom of the ancestors as we move through Election Day and into the days ahead.
A few notes about this Sunday’s service:
You are invited … read more.
In these midst of global pandemic, rising authoritarianism, and uprising, lives hang in the balance and the future of democracy is on the line. In response, Unitarian Universalists are answering the call of our faith, building powerful partnerships to mobilize our communities to #VoteLove and … read more.
These days it seems to be more and more challenging to listen with openness to differing opinions and life experiences. Differences can create tension and living with tension isn’t easy. How might we listen deeply and fully enough to hold this tension and move forward … read more.
Terry Tempest Williams asks, “Can we listen with our whole beings, not just our minds, and offer our attention rather than our opinion?” What does it mean to listen with our whole beings? What parts of ourselves need to be engaged in order to do … read more.
As the seasons change and, in the Jewish tradition, a new year begins, we explore the practice of self-reflection and invite a spirit of renewal into our lives. We will also commission the 2020-2021 Lay Pastoral Care Ministry team during the service.
You can share joys … read more.