We close our 2022-2023 church year with a service celebrating the resilience, joy, love, and diversity of the LGBTQIA+ community in honor of Pride Month. As anti-queer bills, laws, and policies are on the rise across the country, this affirming service will reach into … read more.
Speaker: Verdis LeVar Robinson
In 1905, the Rev. Charles Albert Tindley, an African American Methodist minister composed the song, “The Storm is Passing Over.” Regarded as one of the founders of gospel music, Rev. Tindley begins the song with “Courage, O soul, and let us journey on.” How do … read more.
Langston Hughes once wrote: “To worship/At the altar of Beauty/Is a pleasure divine.” In honor of Pride Month, join us for an interactive affirming service as we create an “Altar of Beauty.” This will be the final service led by Verdis for his 2020-2022 ministerial … read more.
What is Universalism calling us to in this time? Can its theological claims renew our faith in humanity?
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.
Last year, UCM Ministerial Intern, Verdis LeVar Robinson, introduced Kwanzaa, an African American celebration of life, and gifted a kinara (African candle holder) to the congregation. Join us as we dive a little deeper into the history and meanings of this contemporary African American tradition.
As we begin October’s worship theme of Cultivating Relationship, Verdis LeVar Robinson, UCM Ministerial Intern, will share his story of bringing an unexpected guest to a Thanksgiving dinner. How can we cultivate relationships that accept and empower authenticity and realness in our lives and the … read more.
On Sunday, September 12, we will gather once again as a whole church community into our shared life of worship and spiritual practice. Though we gather from different places, we will join together on this Ingathering Sunday to reconnect with one another and to honor … read more.