on May 28th at 10am, led by Laura Reichsman Memory, liberation, and what Memorial Day means to each of us.
Category Archives: Services
Rev. Jane Thickstun, Guest Minister
on May 21 at 10am
Mothers’ Day: Sensitive to the Longing
on May 14th at 10am, led by Julie Pera We celebrate mothers of all types on this joyful day. Let us also hold spacefor the tender longing that might be hidden in the hearts of those around us –those who have experienced infertility, those whose mothers have died, thosewho have experienced the loss of aContinue reading “Mothers’ Day: Sensitive to the Longing”
Sacred Lessons: Classroom as Teacher
on May 7th @ 10am, led by Rev. Leaf Seligman Rev. Leaf taught her last college class at the end of April. She taught her firstone in 1985 and, except for a decade off for divinity school and ministry, shehas been in a classroom teaching in college or university, occasionally aprison or a community setting.Continue reading “Sacred Lessons: Classroom as Teacher”
April 30 led by Boden Azora-Minda “When you are washing the dishes, washing the dishes must be the most important thing in your life.” Thich Nhat Han
The Evolution of Friendship
April 23rd led by Shannon Ouellette We will explore the evolution of friendship and the role that friendship plays in our everyday lives. This service is being hosted by the Executive Committee. We hope you will join us and invite a friend to share in the experience!
The Gospel of Mary Oliver
April 16th led by Laura Reichsman Many of Mary Oliver’s poems could be taken as prayers. Come explore the spiritual impact of her work and how it influences our own journey.
Be Open to Resurrection
10am Easter Sunday led by Julie & Chris Pera Many UUs choose to gloss over or turn away from our Christian roots because of prior experiences that caused us discomfort or uneasiness. While this reaction is understandable, perhaps it is also detrimental to us both as a religious community and as individuals. Let us comeContinue reading “Be Open to Resurrection”
Easter Sunday: Be Open to Resurrection
April 9th, lead by Julie & Chris Pera Many UUs choose to gloss over or turn away from our Christian roots because of prior experiences that caused us discomfort or uneasiness. While this reaction is understandable, perhaps it is also detrimental to us both as a religious community and as individuals. Let us come togetherContinue reading “Easter Sunday: Be Open to Resurrection”
Lessons from Monet: A Meditation on Sight and Vision
April 2nd, 10am by Rev. Leaf Seligman Rev. Leaf has kept a copy of Lisel Mueller’s poem “Monet Refuses the Operation” for years for the instruction it offers readers about the limits of sight and the true scope of vision. Having recently experienced an immersive Monet exhibit, she was inspired to pick up where theContinue reading “Lessons from Monet: A Meditation on Sight and Vision”
The Privilege of Passing: Cisgender Until Proven Otherwise
March 26 – Boden Azora-Minda The importance of being seen. A celebration of the Transgender Day of Visibility.
Celebrating the Spring Equinox
March 19 – Laura Reichsman At this time of balance and awakening, come rejoice in the rebirth of spring!
he Unitarian Universalist 8th Principle
March 12 – Claire Karl Müller UUs are considering an 8th principle for anti-racism and Beloved Community. Claire Karl will speak to this conversation, anti-Blackness, white supremacy, the 8th principle and their dream for our spiritual wholeness in Beloved Community.
A Meditation Inspired by Lent
March 5th – Rev. Leaf Seligman The season of Lent offers a useful platform to explore what separates us from the Ground of Being. While Lenten practices often involve giving something up, Rev. Leaf is inclined to consider the ways we move toward what can re-establish wholeness and our connection with/to the Ground of Being. Continue reading “A Meditation Inspired by Lent “
Come Sing a Song with Me
February 26 @ 10AM, Laura Reichsman Nobody’s perfect and we all struggle with some skill that others do very well. Self-acceptance and a good sense of humor can ease the discomfort of enjoying doing something, even if you don’t do it very well. Come make a joyful noise as we sing songs and embrace our imperfections.
February 12 @ 10AM Rev. Leaf Seligman Join Rev. Leaf in an exploration of what it means to abide in the midst of personal and collective uncertainty. There will be a talking circle following the service which provides space for all who would like to delve a little deeper into this topic.
10AM : Sunday February 5th, 2023 In the turning of the wheel of the year, Imbolc sits between Winter Solstice & Spring Equinox. Celebrate the life that is getting ready to come forth in Spring. Learn some traditions around this time of year, like the ancient Celtic goddess associated with Groundhog’s Day, and participate inContinue reading “Imbolc Service”
Sunday, January 29th at 10am by Boden Azora-Minda – Buddhism is not all about suffering. Mudita is deriving pleasure from seeing others do well. This practice softens our hearts and helps us to gain an inner source of infinite joy.
A Recipe for a Happy Life
Sunday, January 22th at 10am by Laura Reichsman – We all have our own recipe for a happy life, but are there some common ingredients? Come find out!
Aren’t We Already a Welcoming Congregation?
Sunday, January 15th at 10am by Julie Para – We welcome all who walk through our doors without discrimination based on age, race, occupation, gender, other religious affiliations, or sexual orientation. In 2014 UUSG was designated a Welcoming Congregation. Why are we revisiting this process now? This service promises to engage your brain, heart, soulContinue reading “Aren’t We Already a Welcoming Congregation?”