We will be exploring the concept of embodiment. How do we embody our faith here at home? We will be looking at the local impact we can make in our community. Asking how to act with our own hands to transform not only our lives but also our homeless neighbors who live amongst us.
Pastor AJ Blackwood
People often say “trust is earned and not given.” Is this a healthy way to approach community life? What does it mean to put our faith and trust in each other by granting trust freely? Is it better to reserve and withhold our trust even for those who have earned it? What does earning it … Continued
We are two weeks from the end of the DACA program and over 800 thousand people will become once again at risk for deportation because of the failure of our governments to function and to protect its people. How can open our community to not only the 800 thousand but also their countless family members.
Many say the ultimate gift of love is letting go of one’s loved one at the time of their death. We will be reflecting on what it means to “give permission” to a terminally ill loved one to transition from this reality to the next as a gift of unconditional love.
As we bring to a close a week when many in this country have honored and memorialized the life and death of Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr, Pastor AJ and Barrie Hafler will reflect on what it is to be a UU in todays world where it seems racial tensions are growing and being … Continued
For some, 2017 has been especially difficult given our current political climate. Join us for a service that will release us from 2017 and provide hope that in the new year we will find the light of a clear blue morning that lies ahead.
When we be build a Beloved Community we have to look outward as well as inward. We will be exploring that it means to reach out to the larger world with the kick off to our annual holiday “Guest At Your Table” giving campaign in support of the UU Service Committee.
Part of being members of a Beloved Community is sharing our truth and good news with the world, we will be exploring what it means to be an evangelical for UUism in the world today.
We will be closing out our month long theme of “Welcome” with a celebration of our membership. The Onionaires will be with us delivering a reflective anthem entitled “Coming Home” by Jay Althouse.
This will be Pastor AJ’s first official service as our new minister. In reflection of Universalist minister John Murray’s first sermon in America on September 30, 1770, we will be celebrating his message of welcome to all people. The Onionaires choir will share with us a unique and beautiful rendition of “Blue Boat Home.”