The great Jonathan Larson, creator of the Broadway musical Rent, put this wisdom in a line from the show: “The opposite of war is isn’t peace, it’s creation.” It’s such a rich insight. We’ll focus this Sunday on the idea of creation as our shared … read more.
Rev. Liz Lerner Maclay
A Sermon by Rev. Liz Lerner Maclay
Often when I’m researching a sermon I look all over for wisdom – magazines and journals, scripture, poetry, movies, music, Wikipedia (of course) and so forth. When I was researching this morning’s topic, ‘vocation’ I was excited about … read more.
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.
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.
We think of blessings as lofty, as religious, as formal; sometimes also as immediate, secular, and intimate – the blessing of a child, the blessing of a reprieve with a good medical result. But between the sublime and the mundane is another space and another … 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.
A Sermon by Rev. Elizabeth Lerner Maclay
Video of worship service
Good morning again! Special welcome to our Mother’s Day service which, this year, is an interfaith observance we are holding together with Muslim, Jewish and Christian friend and neighbor congregations across this … read more.
As we all may well know by now, change is difficult. Even sometimes change we seek, strive for, commit to, can be difficult. It can be tough for a whole community to make a change or shift; it can be tough for a family, or … read more.
Our service today turns on the beautiful musical composition Beatitudes by Arvo Pärt. In worship comprised of song and reflection, we’ll explore the Beatitudes, that central statement of Christian faith, and look at how it might fall to others – even Unitarian Universalists – to … 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.