Making the Connections

We live in a society that constantly tells us we’re individual producers and consumers – but we are so much more. Unitarian Universalism’s vision of the interconnected web draws us into deeper relationship with one another and with all life.

Our Fathers

Our UU of Somewhere parents’ group leads us in reflecting on fathers and fatherhood: the joy, the pain, the complexities. What have we tried to carry from one generation to the next? What do we wish to leave behind? What is the greatest blessing we’ve … read more.

Be a Blessing

In the book of Genesis, God says to Abram, “and you shall be a blessing.” Rachel Naomi Remen writes, “We are all born to be a blessing.” What does it mean to bless each other, and bless the world, with our lives? Join us for … read more.

Coming of Age in the 21st Century

Eight young people in our congregation have spent a year exploring Unitarian Universalism, values, faith, and action. They have created this service to reflect their experience of “Coming of Age,” our 9th-grade program, and to offer hopeful and fresh perspectives on living in these times.

As American as Apple Pie

Oliver KirkIn this season of action and exploration, we reflect on what it means to be American in 2017. In our communities, our cities, our states and our country, we have choices about how we’ll be and who we’ll be – to one another and to the world.

Waking Up to What Matters

In this age of climate injustice, systemic racism and exploitation, most of us struggle with a disconnect between what we value and how we live. How do we work within the realities of our lives to create something new? Join us to explore.

Owning Our Part of the Mess

When things get difficult, it’s easy to find someone else to blame. But on the other hand, it’s also easy to blame ourselves too much. How do we have the spiritual wisdom to recognize what’s our part of the mess—no more, no less—and take responsibility … read more.

From Fear to Hope

Fear and anxiety are on the rise, both in our culture and in our personal lives. And it makes sense: the world is a scary place. But the fear divides us, and isolates us. How can we face the fear, and in facing it, live … read more.

No One Discovered America

On this weekend when some celebrate the “discovery” of America by Christopher Columbus, we tell truths about the peoples that were here for thousands of years before him and are here today, fighting for cultural survival.

Remembering Well

In this season of All Souls Day and Dia de Los Muertos, we remember those we have lost: in our own lives, and in our congregation. Join us to reflect on death, grief, healing, and renewal.

The Interconnected Web

 

We are all deeply interconnected with all life, yet we rarely live as if we are. Join us for celebration and challenge in word, music, and story.

 

Hope Surprises Us

In the stories of Hanukkah and Christmas, hope shows up in unlikely places: in a desecrated temple, in a crowded little stable. In what unlikely places has hope surprised us?