Bread Service

Bread is a strong cultural and religious symbol, open to many meanings and interpretations. Each year on the Sunday before Thanksgiving, we come together over bread, many of us baking a bread that is personally meaningful to us, whether made from an old family recipe … 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.

Ethical and Spiritual

The third enumerated source of the Unitarian Universalist tradition is, “Wisdom from the world’s religions which inspires us in our ethical and spiritual life.” World religions. Wisdom. Inspiration. Ethical and Spiritual Living. How does it all fit with Unitarian Universalism? Sermon 4 of 8 in our … read more.

Jim Scott Musical Service

Jim Scott is a Unitarian Universalist composer and performer whose music appears in our hymnals. (See the list below.) We look forward to his return after some years since his last visit. The service will be followed by our third-Sunday potluck lunch. Then after lunch, Jim will … read more.

Broken or Whole – Now What?

Brokenness and wholeness are both present in our experience. So what can we do when we feel the brokenness more than the wholeness? What are we charged with doing when wholeness better describes our perspective?

Christmas Eve

Each year our Christmas Eve service follows a “lessons and carols” form, with readings from Christian Gospels, poetry, traditional carols about the “First Christmas” that many of us grew up singing, and sometimes special music and reflections. We start with low light and gradually add … read more.

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.

Loving Your Neighbor as Yourself

The fourth source of our tradition enumerated in the bylaws of the Unitarian Universalist Association is: “Jewish and Christian teachings which call us to respond to God’s love by loving our neighbors as ourselves.” This sermon is fifth in a series of eight sermons on … read more.

The Promise and the Practice

This service centers the words, ideas, and experiences of Unitarian Universalists of color in support of Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism, an organization that nurtures and centers the leadership of African Americans within our denomination.