Join us in exploring the three faces – or facets – of Labor Day: Labor Day Democratic History and Unitarian Universalism Democracy – Labor and MultiCulturalism – Labor Passion and Play (Recreation).
Category Archives: Worship
How do we mother ourselves, our children, our community, our world? How do you respond to the truculent teen-ager within you (or in your face) who says, “I don’t want to; I won’t do it; you can’t make me!” How do you hold space so something totally new may grow?
Our Unitarian forefather Ralph Waldo Emerson provided an important legacy to us – the idea that the true work of our lives is the heart’s spiritual awakening. Emerson has been called America’s first public intellectual, and he placed great emphasis on each individual’s capacity and obligation for decision-making and truth seeking. Emerson also profoundly influenced the creation of a new […]
This line was omitted from our beloved UU hymn, “Come, Come, Whoever You Are.” Is it all right and even important to break vows? When must we keep our word? When must we break it?
Can a multi-faith religious tradition have a symbol? In the 1940s, as our forebears wrestled with this question, men and women in the UU Service Committee drew chalices on windows of safe houses, for those fleeing the Nazis. The chalice evolves its own history, its own rules. We each add to its meaning. What does […]
Modern humans buy, use, and throw away so much STUFF. Our high levels of consumption contribute to pollution, habitat loss for wildlife, and climate change. Why do we do this? This intergenerational service will explore the ways in which we’re hard wired to acquire, and how we can find new ways to satisfy our natural […]
Come explore the challenge facing our youth-obsessed culture – to embrace the spiritual tasks of the second half of life: to make meaning from our life journeys, to accept our limitations and our unique gifts, and to create ways together to share those gifts in the on-going expression of creation and evolution.
Without compromising the risk of individuality or the power of community, how does one develop the balance between them that produces growth? And what spiritual practices can help in cultivating that growth? What changes of perception? What change of behavior?
Celebrating International Women’s Day, the movement for women’s rights, and the tasks left unfinished.