Speaker: Rev. Bruce Beisner

Stubbornly Optimistic

What are the differences between faith, optimism and hope? In the face of an ever-growing pandemic, widespread financial hardship, a global climate crisis, and deep social divisions, is it naive and unwise to continue to believe in the goodness of others and that the future … read more.

Building the Beloved Community

As we prepare for the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the beginnings of a new presidency, we will reflect on how our history has been shaped by great leaders who changed minds and hearts and inspired others to work for justice. The … read more.

Defined by Community

On many surveys of Unitarian Universalists, people say that what they value most about church is “the sense of community.” As the one year anniversary nears of the first cases of Covid-19 in the United States, we will consider what the past year has taught … read more.

To Seek Knowledge in Freedom

In our church Covenant, we say that we are here to “the quest for truth is our sacrament.” As 2021 begins, we live in a society where misinformation, conspiracy theories and outright lies shape the reality of so many. Rev. Beisner will ask us to … read more.

There’s More Light Somewhere

Rev. Bruce Beisner

The coming of the Winter Solstice brings us to the darkest time of the year. will offer us a message about embracing our connections with the universe as a way of grounding us mentally and spiritually. Our service on December 20 will be … read more.

In Trust We Trust

It has been said that “faith” is putting our trust in things we believe can be. When our leaders and our life experiences let us down, where do we turn? In what and whom do we place our trust during these uncertain and precarious times? … read more.

Miracles of Light

As our Jewish neighbors celebrate Hanukkah and we prepare ourselves for the coming of the Winter Solstice and Christmas, we will explore what brings the light of hope and love into our lives and keeps the fire of spirit burning within. 

Praise!

We are taught to be thankful for good things and not for bad things. But what might happen if we adopted an attitude of simple awe and wonder at the miracle of life itself? As Thanksgiving 2020 approaches, we’ll reflect together on this past year … read more.

The Safe and Sacred Spaces of Our Lives

With the stresses and hardships of our everyday lives, finding moments when we can feel peaceful and calm is essential. We’ll explore when and how we are creating time to center our spirits, relax our minds, and refill our hearts. Our service on November 15 … read more.

God is the Process Not the Outcome

Henry Nelson Wieman, Charles Hawthorne and other Process Theologians taught that we are co-creators with God. Rev. Bruce Beisner will offer us a message about finding the holiness is our coming together to work for justice and compassion, even when we are unsure of the … read more.