Speaker: Janet Krack The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Erie has a been a modest but significant voice in our town since it was founded as The First Unitarian Society in 1898. Janet Krack, a third generation Unitarian and life-long member of our congregation, will share some highlights of our storied past, She will also consider … Continued
The arc of our faith is marked by the prophetic words and actions of courageous men and women. Their stories resonate with the kind of courage and determination that we can draw upon today. Also, pledge return Sunday! Musician: Jackson Froman. In the school age classroom, Susan Galle-Boyko and Kat Wolper present part two of … Continued
Rev. Beth Marshall This morning’s service celebrates the congregation’s place and future as a voice and anchor for progressive religion in Erie. Musicians: Jackson Froman, UUCE Choir, Bryan and the Sangha Sisters. In the school age classroom, Lynne Brown will will host a lesson on our theme, Mind, Body, and Spirit assisted by Deb Haire and … Continued
East Side Awakening Lora Caldwell Worship Associate: Tom Schlaudecker Lora Caldwell, UUCE member and staff member of the Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network, will share her insights and experiences with their project on the east side of Erie. She will show how our UU principles are perfectly matched to the needs of the residents … Continued
Worship Associate: Michele Rupp Join us as we “cut the year loose” New Orleans style! It’s a time to cry and a time to laugh, a time to grieve and a time to dance. We’ll make a joyful noise, and parade around as part of the “second line” in a rousing adieu to the old, and … Continued
Janet Krack, Ginny Sabol and Annette Krusewicz Worship Associate: Janet Krack The theologian Howard Thurman reminds us that the real work of Christmas begins “When the star in the sky is gone, When the kings and princes are home, when the shepherds are back with their flock,…” To embody this … Continued
Beneath the seasonal excess and commercialization of Christmas are deep roots. With stories both old and new, this morning’s service will both point to how over time humanity has celebrated these darkest days of the years while respecting 21st century sensibilities. For those with concerns about why religious liberals would bother to celebrate Christmas at … Continued
Since the beginning of time, families and friends have gathered and shared food — around a fire, on a rug or woven mat, seated on floor pillows , or at a table with chairs. The meal might be a crust of bread and a piece of cheese; it might be a meal of meat, potatoes … Continued
The history of humanity is marked by communities who make long term commitments in order to build something of value for the generations who follow. Our Unitarian Universalist tradition is built upon a foundation, not of stone, but of clear principles, each of which points toward a bright and dynamic future.
Join us for another summer lite service as we commune with nature in the “sheltering arm” of Presque Isle. The service will include walking meditation to the shore, and sitting meditation in the shade of the picnic shelter.