Speaker: Rev. Bruce Beisner

Kindness is Everything

There’s a popular UU bumper sticker that says “Kindness is my religion.” We often think of being kind as simply being considerate and friendly towards others. Is there a difference between being nice and being kind? When forces of fear and division threaten us, does … read more.

What it Takes

It seems that every week we hear the news of another assault on the dignity, safety and humanity of some among us. We respond with outrage on social media and show up at the occasional public protest, but rarely are we able to do much … read more.

Like a Mighty Stream

Our annual Water Communion services will be an all-ages celebration of the milestones of our individual life journeys and how our stories mix and mingle in beloved community. Please plan to bring some water with you to church on Sunday September 8 from a source that has spiritual … read more.

The Local Forecast

We’ll explore the spiritual disciplines of finding deeper connections to what’s happening right around us in the here and now. Religion, justice and compassion begin at home and in our local communities yet we often look for them elsewhere.

Blessing of the Animals

We’ll celebrate our furry, feathered and scaly companions, honoring how their presence enriches our lives and offering our blessings to their lives. Plan to bring your family pet(s) with you to church for this extra special worship service for all ages and all species in … read more.

For the Love of Learning

As our children, youth and some adults prepare for the start of a new school year, we will come together to celebrate our love for learning and share stories of how being a student of life is our most sacred of callings. Services on August … read more.

The Summer of Love

50 years ago this summer, our nation and our world witnessed some major milestones that continue to shape our society today. A small uprising outside a New York City bar sparked the modern LGBTQ rights movement. The landing of Apollo 11 on the surface of … read more.

Father God

Much of western religion has traditionally personified the holy in masculine terms like “Lord” and “Father.” Other approaches to faith lift up the sacred feminine of “Mother Earth” and “Goddess.” Rev. Beisner will explore how changing approaches to the idea of gender might invite us … read more.

None Are Free Until All Are Free

The historic events that are known as “Juneteenth” happened in Galveston almost two years after the Emancipation Proclamation and 3 months after the end of the Civil War. Yet “Juneteenth” has become an annual holiday across the country because it marked the moment when the … read more.

Living Our Mission

In 2008, the members of our church voted to adopt a new mission statement: “We are here to change lives and to heal our world.” Since then we have done a lot of changing and promoted a lot of healing in the larger community. … read more.