Rev. Bruce Beisner

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.

Stone Soup – Now More Than Ever

On this Sunday before Thanksgiving, we will re-visit the popular story of “Stone Soup” and explore how its message of generosity and communal responsibility is perhaps more important for than ever. Our services on November 18 will be for all0ages and will feature some special … read more.

Me Too

Author Sue Monk Kidd has written, “Empathy is the most mysterious transaction that the human soul can have, and it’s accessible to all of us, but we have to give ourselves the opportunity to identify, to plunge ourselves in a story where we see the … read more.

We Have Nothing to Fear But…

On this Halloween weekend, we’ll explore fear. With the uncertainties of our changing society, the tragedies of violence and oppression, and the stresses and strains of everyday life, how does our spirituality help us live with our fears of the known and the unknown? Our … read more.

Drawing the Line Between Respect and Resistance

Reinhold Niebuhr famously prayed “Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference.” Living in a society that is so divided, we are constantly challenged to discern when to respect our differences and … read more.

A Splash of Spirituality

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 9 from a source that has spiritual … read more.

A God That could Be Real

In ancient religions, the gods were manifestations of what people witnessed happening in nature around them. But then god became a supernatural force beyond and above this world. For many, today’s scientific knowledge makes traditional beliefs about god seem out of date. How might we re-imagine … read more.

Taking Our Faith to the Next Level

Do we believe what we believe because others believe it? Do we know what we don’t believe but are still kinda unsure about what we do believe? Do we struggle to respect other people’s beliefs that don’t match our beliefs? Do we think beliefs don’t … read more.