A core principle in Unitarian Universalism is respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part. This belief in the connections between all things makes everything a part of “us.” Rev. Bruce will explore the power of group identity to both unite and divide us and how our calling is to widen … Continued
Rev. Bruce Beisner
11:00am Our Student Minister will offer this service about discovering the Unitarian Universalist values at the core of the classic Christmas story by Charles Dickens. Our folk band, “The Clear Creek Girls” will provide some special holiday music.—— 5:30pm & 7:00pm The coming of Christmas means carols, readings, stories and wonderful music from our Choir. Our Christmas Eve … Continued
Christmas has become about gifts, decorations, parties and charity. But the real “reason for the season” is the celebration of the birth of a man whose message has shaped Western religion and culture for over two millennia. Rev. Bruce will talk about Jesus and why we still care about this prophet from Nazareth. We’ll have … Continued
As our Jewish neighbors and friends celebrate Hanukkah or “the Festival of Lights,” we’ll explore how we are called to be like the candles on the menorah. How does the light we give and share witness to our history, our values and our belief in goodness that is yet to be?
During the season of Advent, the Christian Gospel tells us to “keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come.” What does it mean to be prepared for new wisdom and insight? What practices might help up pay better attention to the miracles around us every day? We’ll have special … Continued
We live with such abundance. Yet our culture is always telling us there is not enough money, not enough time, not enough resources or not enough care to go around. How does our church and our faith help recognize the true relationship between having and sharing?
We’ll celebrate the coming of Thanksgiving with a special service for all ages featuring stories, songs, prayers and readings from a variety of religious traditions which speak to the connections between gratitude and giving.
The sacredness of things, places, people and experiences is not found within the things, places, people and experiences themselves. It is not found in our response to them. When what life offers up makes us fearful or fills us with awe, what is holy becomes incarnate when we share how we feel, what we think … Continued
Hurricane Harvey forced us to cancel our planned “Blessing of the Animals” services on September 27. But have no fear! Your animals WILL get blessed this year! Bring your family pet or animal companion with you to church on Sunday October 8 and join us for these fun services for all-ages at 9:30am and 11:00am … Continued
500 years ago this month, Martin Luther dared to publicly post his objections to the practices of the Catholic Church. What followed was a dramatic split in Western Christianity that changed the religious landscape of Europe and the world. We’ll explore this history and talk about how our world is calling out for “reformation” today.