Picnic Service with Harrisonburg UUs

Our service will NOT be in its usual location in our Fellowship Hall on Pine Avenue this Sunday. Instead we will meet together with HUU under the pavilion at Grand Caverns Park in Grottoes, Virginia. After our 11:00 AM lay-led joint service, we will share … read more.

Indigenous Peoples Day

What does it matter that white settlers of our country took the land from the indigenous peoples who were already here? Wasn’t that a long time ago? Is there anything the nation and the white beneficiaries of this history can do to right the scales … read more.

The First Source

The first-listed source of our tradition named in our association’s bylaws is: “Direct experience of that transcending mystery and wonder, affirmed in all cultures, which moves us to a renewal of the spirit and an openness to the forces that create and uphold life.” How … read more.


The Millennial generation has been a media scapegoat for the past few years. They have been blamed for the death of Applebee’s, the housing market and even fabric softener. Often called “self-absorbed and entitled,” they have been portrayed as out-of-touch with the world around them. … read more.

Begging for Candy

Once a year, children go door to door in their neighborhoods and announce “trick or treat” in hopes of getting some candy, and most adults are glad to give it to them. What can trick or treating teach us about our willingness to give to … read more.

That Befuddling Thing Called God

Drawing inspiration from her spiritual journey and ministry, Barbro Hansson will explore how the concept of God in monotheistic traditions has changed over time and how Unitarian Universalism allows for a wide and broad interpretation of this befuddling thing called God.

TJ Ball at GA 1993

Our member, retired minister Barbro Hansson, looks back to the 1993 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association in Charlotte, North Carolina, where a ball was planned at which people were invited to dress in costumes representing the time of Thomas Jefferson. Black Unitarian Universalists … read more.