Topic: Summer Services

Walking With the Goddess

How different would life have been if Deity was imaged as female?  Since the dawn of womankind, the Goddess has been worshipped and revered.  Let us remember and invoke the Divine Feminine that is within us. Tiffany Hagberg and Cakes for the Queen of Heaven participants Our Summer Services (July 2 through September 3) are … Continue reading Walking With the Goddess

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. What do people need today that we could offer?  Our … Continue reading Church: Why Bother?

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 (we’ll start in the sanctuary.) Our Summer Services (July 2 … Continue reading Progressive Religion

The HeaRT of our Congregation

We all want a strong community at UUCB, and a big part of that is learning how to have healthy conflict.  Learning how to express our full selves, even when we disagree, frees up our spiritual and emotional energy to care for each other and pursue our mission.  Come learn about how the Healthy Relations … Continue reading The HeaRT of our Congregation

Let Beauty Seduce You

In the midst of suffering, it’s possible to be seized by a sight or sound or action whose startling beauty pierces your heart. Such beauty doesn’t necessarily diminish the anguish, but it does give us a glimpse into something vital and wondrous. Do we dare to grab hold of such moments when they visit us? … Continue reading Let Beauty Seduce You

Finding Hope in Difficult Times: Mental Health Struggles Affect Us All

“There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t.” (John Green) Whether you have lost your job, dealt with grief or having a child, life is difficult sometimes and it’s easy to feel alone. Let’s consider how our community can make you feel more connected. Our Summer Services (July 2 through September 3) … Continue reading Finding Hope in Difficult Times: Mental Health Struggles Affect Us All

Poetry Service

This service is sure to touch, inspire and delight. Come prepared to engage the senses. Our Summer Services (July 2 through September 3) are in-person only. See here for a Zoom option for visiting other congregations during the summer. Our COVID policy has been suspended and masking is now optional. Order of Service: UUCB … Continue reading Poetry Service

Disabled Joy: Honoring Disability Pride Month

In a world where Disabled folks/people with disabilities face lifelong challenges, it’s important to remember that we have talents and strengths, as well as joys to celebrate. This service aims to suggest that we do not just need to be aware of ministering to people with disabilities/Disabled folks (accessibility, etc.) but to encourage folks with … Continue reading Disabled Joy: Honoring Disability Pride Month