Don Miguel Ruiz wrote a fascinating book about how we learn and interact. Our service will consider one aspect of this ancient Toltec wisdom. Musician: Jackson Froman.
Speaker: Rev. Charlie Dieterich
Thursday is a holiday thanks to Abraham Lincoln and Sarah Josepha Hale, and thanks to a web of historical events, legends and partial histories. To what extent are we bound to our past? We gather together to contemplate the holiday season. Jackson will play
“I want to be with people who… move in a common rhythm when the food must come in or the fire be put out,” writes Mary Oliver. But what do those people get out of the exercise? My annual Auction Sermon topic was proposed by … read more.
Rev. Charlie and the UUCE Elected Board Members join in a reflection on our congregation’s intentions for the next year. We will begin Religious Education classes by blessing the hands of our teachers.
We follow the service with conversations on the many ways you can become … read more.
An all-ages celebration. Our monthly theme of “Intentions” will energize the story of the original “Water Ceremony” and learn how a hymn can change the world. Everyone is invited to gather water from an important water source in their lives– the sink at Grandma’s nursing … read more.
Our hymn “We Would Be One” says: “We would be one in living for each other to show to all a new community.” How do we get a sense of that community? What “bends our hearts and points us on our way.”? Come share the … read more.
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.
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.