The springtime holy days of Passover and Eastern remind us of the power of freedom and liberation. What in you yearns to be free? How do we awaken the liberation that we all seek?
Speaker: Rev. Joan Javier-Duval
On this Good Friday of the Christian liturgical calendar, Rev. Joan and the worship team will offer a Tenebrae-style service that invites us to sit with the difficult realities and suffering of the world before the arrival of resurrection and hope on Easter morning. This … read more.
Our full presence can awaken us to the abundance of what is here, now – the simple joys and the complex heartbreak. How can we cultivate a full presence and appreciation and gratitude in our wakefulness?
The last two years have offered many opportunities to awaken to what we might have easily ignored. We have experienced personal and collective awakenings. How do we stay awake to the callings of this moment?
We have held on together through more than two years of a pandemic. We are changed. Our church is changed. We emerge together into something not yet created putting our faith and hope in one another. Let us come together on this Stewardship Sunday with … read more.
Life is a powerful force – one that we can easily forget. How do we renew our faith in the power of life and our role in sustaining life on this planet?
Having faith isn’t easy when so much is uncertain and when circumstances make you feel full of doubt. There can be a healthy tension, however, between faith and doubt. In this service, we will explore how Unitarian Universalist theologies speak to the meeting place of … read more.
The “enemies” we face can be both outside and within us. How do we widen the circle of our love when we are faced with these enemies?
Building Beloved Community means expanding our circle of concern. It also means learning to stay together side by side in love and solidarity. In this service, we explore what is made possible by widening the circle of our Unitarian Universalist community with our intentions and … read more.
Empathy can bridge the gap between us, but the journey across that bridge can also be fraught with misunderstanding. How do we cultivate empathy in such a way that expands our circle of compassion?