Running beneath most winter holidays is the recognition of light and dark and the Earth’s movement. The longest night, the return of light – this rhythm affects us deeply, and many cultures celebrate the turning point with story, song, and ritual. Join us for a … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Susan Milnor
Traditional understandings of the divine often leave us unmoved and spiritually wanting. Can we hold a sense of divinity that makes room for Mystery and acknowledges the sacred while allowing us room to breathe and think? Why do some people, even among Unitarian Universalists, need … read more.
During a time of transition, people often realize how they would like their religious community to do better. But it is also a time when the particular spirit of a community emerges and strengthens its people. There is grace in realizing, as Laila Ibrahim writes, … read more.
Nearly all of us “keep” memories of people who shaped and influenced us deeply. Here in the turning of the seasons, as we ready ourselves to move into the reflective time of winter, it’s good to remember those people we carry with us … read more.
This month’s Soul Matters theme of Memory is poignantly relevant to the moment. If ever we were called to remember, it is now. And, yes, one thing we must remember is to live by love. But what does that mean in such a time as … read more.
Our Unitarian Universalist faith can, at moments, be a shelter, or sanctuary, for us in a harsh world. In order for that shelter to strengthen us to shelter others, we must bring our whole selves. Our service will include a New Member Recognition.
At a series of critical moments in this nation’s history, we are being called back to the most basic understanding of this country as a sanctuary for the values we also share in our faith tradition. How do we pursue the most important points of … read more.
Where do we find sanctuary for our souls in the midst of the busyness and fragmentation of our daily lives? Days of rest are extremely important not just when we are exhausted, but as a regular restorative practice. Historically, people in many faith … read more.
It may sound counter-intuitive, but humility is part of living a life of calling. It is necessary for growth and deepening, and best of all it’s spiritually liberating. Humility does not mean self-abasement, but, rather, something much more to do with interdependence. How can we … read more.
Being a people of calling means knowing your past, trusting your future, and opening the heart. Wandering into a touch of cosmology, we’ll consider how the past becomes part of the present and calls us to the future. What invitations do both past and … read more.