The holidays often set up big expectations that are hard if not impossible to fulfill. People sometimes keep up the smiling face or the “family front” just to look like they are creating what a holiday should be, but inside they are feeling differently. Ironically, … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Julia McKay
Today we will look at what to do about the problem of journeying through this life with the illusion that we are traveling alone. As we look into our theme of “awe” this month, Rev Julia reflects on numinous experiences that help us to know … read more.
Many spiritual teachers throughout the ages have made a revolutionary assertion — that we are never separated from enlightenment, never alienated from the awakened state or inner wisdom in each of us. Ordinary people have the capacity for unprecedented open-heartedness even during our most … read more.
In times of challenge, one of the most important things to do is look for the wisdom our ancestors have left for us. During this time of year, many spiritual traditions join in a retrospective looking for the gifts and grace our ancestors may have … read more.
As we navigate this inter-religious exploration, many questions can surface. We may ask not only, “Who are we?” but “Whose are we?” Come explore how spiritual community may not only bring a sense of belonging to one another, but causes us to wonder where we … read more.
It has been said that tradition has not had an easy time among Unitarian Universalists. Many of us who have come out of other forms of organized religion may understand what it feels like to be suffocated by dogma and rules that limit what we … read more.
Navigating Today’s Inter-religious World. In the 21st century, religion remains the single greatest influence in the world. It is a source of great joy and peace, but also can be a source of great confusion and conflict. For some, it is tempting to believe that … read more.
This traditional whole church worship service opens each new fellowship year. Please join us for this annual ritual of coming together by bringing a sample of water from a place that holds a special memory from your summer or your past year. The water can … read more.
Seeking our life path individually or collectively, as Unitarian Universalists, we responsibly search for truth and meaning. Using the spiritual practice of Quaker discernment, and our leadership retreat with Jonipher Kwong (regional rep) to inform our exploration, we will consider how to deepen our intention … read more.
Life is a constant interplay between the powers within us, for which we are responsible, and the powers outside of us, over which we have less control. But like a dance, life can be a co-creative process in which we sometimes lead and sometimes follow. … read more.