Archives: Services

Never the Same River

The only constant is change. We change, the world changes, all things change over time. As the wheel of the year holds poised in balance, just for a moment, think about needed changes. Think about what leaves you might shed, were you a tree. We … read more.

Guest Speaker Ryan Ruffaner

Ryan Ruffaner is an industrial-organizational psychology practitioner and DEI researcher for the Foundation Against Intolerance and Racism. He’s also a member of Braver Angels, which brings people together from different sides of the political spectrum to talk about polarizing topics respectfully. He firmly believes you … read more.

People of Promises

Unitarian Universalism is built on the promises we make to one another, but what is the ultimate end? We do not exist simply for ourselves, but as a promise to the world around us. Our chalice has many meanings, but it was born as a … read more.

Labors of Love

There are many forms of labor that receive little honor in today’s career focused world. Some of the most important work we will ever do is in building relationships, especially those that make up the heart of our communities. How do we turn this house … read more.

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.

One Day at at Time

Many traditions counsel us to ‘Be Here Now’ and to ‘Live in the Present.’  Does this mean that we shouldn’t plan for the future, or study our pasts?  Desmond Tutu once wisely said that “there is only one way to eat an elephant: a bite at … read more.

Detaching, With Love

Sometimes our friends or our families are embroiled in anger, drama, conflict.  How do we love them and comfort them – without letting their turmoil cost us our own peace?  And what does our UU tradition teach about detaching – while still loving?

David Throop has … read more.

My Unitarian Universalist Journey

In her book “Traveling Mercies”, Anne Lamott describes her coming to faith as “…..a series of staggers from what seemed like one safe place to another.  Like lily pads, round and green, these places summoned and then held me up while I grew.  Each prepared me for … read more.