Speaker: Rev. Douglas Taylor

Let Our Service Begin

The Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore wrote, “I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.” Is there an element of service in your life? In our congregation? In what ways do … read more.

Church: Why Bother?

The trends are upon us! Attendance and participation in religious communities are declining in the US across the board. This has been going on for a while, but the pandemic increased things. Maybe there are good reasons for not attending that we can learn from. … read more.

Progressive Religion

I don’t mean it like that. Yes, we are ‘progressive’, but for this service I’m actually thinking about ‘progressive dinners,’ (and I didn’t want you all to think I was offering food.) Join us for a playful and thought-provoking service throughout the building and grounds … read more.

Love Holds the Center

The big news for the coming General Assembly is the changes proposed to our Seven Principles (the Article 2 of our UUA bylaws). Join me in this exploration of our values and the process of change.

We hope to see you in person! Our … read more.

Passages

Join us for our annual ceremony to honor the passages and transitions in the life of our congregation. We will celebrate our new members and read the names of all those who have had a birth, marriage, or death from within our congregation. Following this … read more.

100 Flowers

One Hundred years ago, Rev. Norbert Fabian Čapek (pronounced “CHOP-eck”) introduced a new ritual to the people in his congregation. The Flower Communion (or celebration or ceremony) has endured as a much beloved ritual among us. As we celebrate its centennial, we will learn a … read more.

Both Sides

There is a bittersweetness to all of our living, joy and sorrow mingled together. Joni Mitchell’s song “Both Sides Now” reminds us that by embracing the sorrow and loss as well as the joy and love, we can move past our illusions of life to … read more.