This month the LGBTQ+ communities celebrate their transitions from silence to awareness and from fear to joy. I will share a bit of my story and how everyone can join in the dance.
Speaker: Rev. Charlie Dieterich
In the 1920s, Rev. Norbert Capek led the first flower communion as a uniquely Unitarian celebration. We celebrate our shared community and thank our teachers in ritual fashion. Bring a flower from your life– your home, or a neighbor, and share it with the … read more.
From spring cleaning to visiting a parent’s grave, we each have our rituals – daily, yearly or once in a life time. We will explore the relationship between bucket lists and spiritual formation. Jackson plays
Easter is about a world changing moment. Easter is about the end of assumptions. There is a spiritual message in this religious holiday. Let’s explore. Come hear the choir and Jackson Froman, too.
As we approach the spring holidays let us consider the lesson of Exodus – the story of a nation leaving oppression. What muse, what god came to Moses inspiring him to advocate for change? What motivates us to commit to the future? Music from Hannah … read more.
It’s St. Patrick’s Day, but it’s also the end of winter, and, this being Erie, it will probably be snowing. Let’s talk about compromise and perfectionism, and celebrating the small victories of life. With Jackson and the Choir!
Finding hope in the worst of circumstances is an expression of faith. Let’s ask what the role of roses in winter really is and how community can help us find the positive together. Jackson plays.
This month’s theme, “Inclusion” is bigger than acceptance, bigger than welcome. Edwin Markham, in his poem Outwitted, celebrates the victory of inclusion over exclusion, of love over hate, name calling and oppression. Musician: Jackson Froman.
St. Valentine’s Day is advertised as a day for love between two people… spouses, perhaps other relatives. When I was in elementary school we would make valentines for everybody in the class, whether we liked them or not. How wide can you open your heart … read more.
Start your holiday with community. We will sing and listen and share sweets, with anthems and readings. Stay for the reception.
Please bring one or two dozen cookies to share if you are able.