Memory is both enduring and at times elusive. Memories live in us and live on after us. Let us consider who we are as people who make memories, lose memories, and give memories away – and who grieve, find joy, and make meaning in the … read more.
Rev. Joan Javier-Duval
The act of remembering can connect us both with what has been and also what can be. What are the costs of forgetting the past? And, what are the possibilities in choosing to remember?
9AM: Heidi Wilson
11AM: UCM Choir
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During this time of year, many religious and spiritual traditions recognize the thinning of the veil between the living and the dead. In this all ages/multigenerational service, we remember and honor our ancestors and find sanctuary in the legacies they have left us. You are … read more.
One of the most important roles of our families (given or chosen) is to provide a haven for the human spirit. This is no easy task. Why do families need to be spaces of sanctuary and what practices can help us in this endeavor?
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The hunger for protection and the call to protect each other are central to this month’s theme of sanctuary. How do we respond to both this need for our own peace and safety and the call to protect others in these times?
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A spiritual community is an aspirational place. It is also a practice ground. We seek to live in right relationship with one another knowing that we will not always get it right. Here, we aspire, we practice, we forgive, we learn. Services at 9AM and … read more.
Try as we may to fulfill the many promises we make to ourselves and others, we often fail to live up to these commitments. How do we maintain loving relationship when we fail and when others fail us? Services at 9AM and 11AM.
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Covenant is our theme for September. This may seem like an archaic term to many of us. When it comes down to it, though, to covenant with one another is really about practicing better ways to love one another. What would it mean for … read more.
On this our Ingathering Sunday, we come back together to ground ourselves in community. We bring together the water we have gathered during our summer journeys – journeys that have been filled with joy as well as sorrow. We unite in our shared call … read more.
We bring our regular church year services to a close with our annual Flower Communion Sunday. Please bring a cut flower from home to share during this morning’s flower communion as we celebrate what we give to and receive from one another in this … read more.