Rev. Bruce Beisner

Celebrating Our Freedom, Power and Responsibility

Our friendly neighborhood Spiderman learned that “with great power comes great responsibility.” In our beloved church community, we are blessed to be free to create worship, education and outreach which connects to our passions and the needs of the world right now. Our ministries are … read more.

The Worth and Dignity of Fire Ants

Our UU principles may seem at times to be simple affirmations of values that are pretty universal. But when we actually try to fully have “respect for the worth and dignity of all people” and live each day honoring “the interdependent web of all existence” … read more.

Is God More Than Love

Western theologies teach that God is the source of goodness, beauty and kindness. These ideas are reflected in our Universalist history with the affirmation that God’s love unconditionally extends to all people. Yet so much of what we encounter in life does not feel like … read more.

Justice is Not Black and White

We know that racial justice is about the “racial conditioning” and the insidious and often implicit attitudes about race we all carry forward from our history. But we often want to make it about white people and People of Color. On this Sunday before Martin … read more.

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve Services at 5:30pm and 7:00pm

The coming of Christmas means carols, readings, stories and wonderful music from our Choir. Our Christmas Eve services this year will be on Monday night December 24 at 5:30pm and 7:00pm.  Bring your family and friends and join us in honoring … read more.

Looking Back and Looking Forward

The coming of a New Year offers us the opportunity to reflect on the past, how it has shaped us, and the need to learn from our missteps and regrets. It is also an opportunity to reaffirm our shared aspirations for what might and can … read more.

Celebrating Other People’s Holidays

From mid-November and mid-January, there are over 29 different holidays celebrated by people of diverse religions and cultures around the world. From Christmas and Solstice to Hanukkah and Kwanzaa, there are so many amazing stories and traditions from which to find meaning and direction. Rev. Bruce will explore how … read more.

Leaps of Faith

Unitarian Universalist history is an epic story of religious innovation. Over the last two centuries, our churches have produced bold thinkers who introduced new and at times controversial concepts of what our faith could become. We’ll talk about our journey from liberal Christianity to Religious … read more.

This Little Light of Mine

As the Jewish observance of Chanukah begins, we will be explore the story of how light enabled the people to repair their broken world and re-establish their connections to what is most holy and sacred. Several church members will be join Rev. Bruce in sharing … read more.

In the Name of Love

Our Unitarian Universalist faith teaches us that love has the power to transform the world. But our history and our life experience shows us that love does not always win. What do we do when division triumphs over compassion, when hate feels like a greater … read more.