Hope for the Hopeless

Hope, wrote Vaclav Havel, is “a state of mind, not of the world…. It is a dimension of the soul, and it’s not essentially dependent on some particular observation of the world or estimate of the situation…. It is an orientation of the spirit, and … read more.

Compassion and Presence

When someone we care about is struggling, it’s often hard to know how to be with them. We get tempted to problem-solve, to take on their emotions, or to distance ourselves. But those things often don’t help. Teachings from Buddhist traditions offer us a profound … read more.

Primary Allegiances

In this season of presidential primaries and partisan politics, we pause to reflect on the enduring values we hold true. The first: worthiness of all.

Black History, Black Lives

With voices from Unitarian Universalism’s past and present, we lift up stories of struggle, courage, redemption, and hope: stories that challenge us to create community “where all souls are welcome as blessings, and the human family lives whole and reconciled.”

Savor the World

As the world speeds up, it can get harder to slow down. How do we remind ourselves to breathe, to notice, to take it all in, to process our experiences? Even as we work to save the world, how do we stop and savor it?

Beloved Community, Then and Now

This Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend we reflect on King’s vision of Beloved Community: in 1966 and in 2016. We’ll hear from veterans of the Civil Rights movement and activists in Black Lives Matter about the spirituality of social change.

“Choose to Bless the World”

Grounded in a reflection from Rev. Dr. Rebecca Ann Parker, this all-ages service will explore, in story, word, and music, how we can live every day with more love and more justice.

A Blue Christmas

The December holidays are a joyous time and a difficult time. Today we’ll sing, laugh, and reflect on what it means to stay spiritually grounded through this frenzied season.

Christmas Eve Service

Join us for a Christmas Eve service emphasizing carols, storytelling, and wonder. All ages welcome at both the 4:00 and the 7:00 services, with jolly refreshments served in between.

Endings and Beginnings

In this soulful, contemplative service we’ll look backwards at the old year and forward to the new year, inviting a spirit of renewal and hopeful possibility.