Speaker: Rev. Liz Lerner Maclay

Healing

Where do we go now, after the election – whatever the results might be?

Join us on Sunday morning at 10:30am for our virtual worship service, livestreamed from First U’s historic Meeting House. To view the service live, click here or go directly to First Unitarian’s YouTube … read more.

All Souls Sunday

Join us on Sunday morning at 10:30am for our virtual worship service, livestreamed from First U’s historic Meeting House. To view the service live, click here or go directly to First Unitarian’s YouTube channel, where you can also view it at a later time. If you … read more.

Old Wine and Cancel Culture

What is behind our tendency not to forgive? We’ve moved from shunning and exile, but how do we “cancel” now? And where does it leave us in terms of joy?

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Yom Kippur: A Brand New Ending

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I usually like to cite deeper sources than self-help, but there’s some quality self-help out there.  So – this is not an endorsement of a book I haven’t read, but it is an endorsement of a quote I stumbled up on recently. “You can’t … read more.

For Such a Time as This

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Many years ago, an eminent colleague who used to do a lot of guest preaching told me that when she was booked way in advance and didn’t know what she would be preaching about when the time came, she always gave the congregation her … read more.

The River Church



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Many years ago I was in the Negev desert in the Middle East.  Serious desert.  Biblical desert.  In summer.  Beautiful.  Austere.  Scorching.  In fact, the word “Negev” means parched.  That’s right – in a part … read more.

Me Three, Us Four

This Sunday’s service explored the impact on all of us – and on our church – of changing values around sexual ethics, truth, what we owe ourselves, and what we owe each other.  We considered hard experiences and concerns held by members of our congregation … read more.