Speaker: Rev. Douglas Taylor

The Colors of Communion

We will have a Child Dedication ceremony, distribute the 3 Sisters seeds, and we’ll have our annual Flower Ceremony. Please plan to bring a flower to share. We will spend some precious time together in communion with the flowers and the messages we can find among the blossoms.  We hope to see you in person! … Continue reading The Colors of Communion

Whom Would Jesus Cancel?

“Cancel Culture” continues to be a problem. It is the urge to remove, silence, or ‘shut down’ a person, a group of people, or an idea that is deemed harmful or dangerous. It is a desire for consequences in response to a perceived menace. But what is the spiritual value in ‘canceling’? We hope to … Continue reading Whom Would Jesus Cancel?

Maundy Thursday

All are welcome to join in our annual communion service. Gathering in our chapel, we use elements of the traditional Christian communion ritual with a Unitarian Universalist twist. Our historic UUCB communion silver will be used. We hope to see you in person! Our COVID policy has been suspended and masking is now optional. Online … Continue reading Maundy Thursday

Deeper into the Well

The world around us grows more divisive and draining. We find ourselves as ‘consumer’ even as we feel ourselves as one of the things being consumed! We are longing for a dimension of depth in our living. We hope to see you in person! Our COVID policy has been suspended and masking is now optional. … Continue reading Deeper into the Well

Faithful Anxiety

Not all anxiety is bad or unhealthy – often, but not always. Systems thinking has given us the phrase ‘non-anxious presence’ as personal goal when dealing with conflict. But a good level of anxiety is healthy for a system and an individual to aid in healthy functioning. We hope to see you in person! Our … Continue reading Faithful Anxiety

Rest Is Resistance

There is a lot of attention on Self-Care in our society. Exhaustion is seen as a mark of status, and being busy is a sign of success. But should rest and renewal be a luxury allowed to only those who can afford it? We hope to see you in person! Our COVID policy has been … Continue reading Rest Is Resistance

Thus Do We Covenant

The concept of ‘Covenant’ is deeply counter-cultural. There are few examples in our society’s shared experience we can point to that demonstrate how a covenant works. We have lots of examples of what it is not: it is not a contract, rule, or a way to judge who is right and who is wrong. While … Continue reading Thus Do We Covenant