First Unitarian begins a new church year — its 298th — on Sunday, September 9, at 10:30am with a special homecoming and water communion service. During the intergenerational service, all in attendance will be invited to share a small amount of actual or symbolic water … read more.
Speaker: DRE Cathy Seggel
As we round out the regular church year, we’ll celebrate the great UU tradition of Flower Communion (please bring a flower). We’ll learn its history, explore what it meant and what it means, and share the joy of the season with each other in this … read more.
Introduction by Cathy Seggel, Director of Religious Education
I am honored to introduce our 2018 Coming of Age honorees. In a minute we will witness them share some of their beliefs as they transition to senior high and the next stage of Unitarian Universalist faith development. We … read more.
As spring blooms, it’s time to look at aspects of the Easter story for lessons, wisdom, maybe some things we’ve forgotten, or never knew, about Easter and the meaning it can hold for UUs. Childcare for infants to three-year-olds will be available in the Parish … read more.
Come one, come all as we honor the creatures with whom we share our world. We especially welcome pets and companions who share our homes and our lives to receive blessings and gratitude for the gifts they offer us every day. Bring your beloved animal, … read more.
An annual celebration of the many ways we are family. Over the years, family stories have been shared by people of many ages, races, economic conditions and family configurations: GBLTQ, “traditional” couples, one parent, and single-person families.
Childcare for infants to three-year-olds will be available in … read more.
A Christmas Reflection by Rev. Liz Lerner Maclay
What joy to celebrate all these infants, our future, to remember the power of every human being to make a difference in the world as we celebrate the beautiful, impossible, beloved story of the nativity. At this time … read more.
Our multigenerational solstice celebration will have something for all as we enter the time of Yule and honor the season’s power and beauty, here and now. Childcare for ages newborn through three will be available in the Parish Hall.
Reflections by Rev. Liz Lerner Maclay and DRE Cathy Seggel
Reflection 1: Native Peoples
To listen to this reflection, click on the arrow below at the left:
Liz: Asco Wequassin! This is the native greeting of the Algonqian people, who were here in the beginning.
Cathy: Will … read more.