Transforming Ourselves, Each Other and the World

Upcoming Services

Freedom Through Forgiveness

Traditional Christian doctrine claims God sent Jesus to be sacrificed as the price of forgiving humanity’s sins, and his resurrection completes the mission by granting believers eternal life. But Unitarian Universalism professes universal salvation—that all souls are ultimately reconciled to the Divine. Theological conjectures aside, … read more.

No-Rehearsal Christmas Pageant

In this intergenerational service, we rejoice in the everyday miracles of the season, marking the winter solstice, telling the story of Hanukah, and inviting all who wish to play a part to help make the story of Jesus’s birth come to life. Our annual tradition … read more.

Winter Solstice Service

Join us on this longest night of the year! Our simple ceremony lasts under an hour, and is followed by abundant food – (cheese, dips, pies, nuts.) and hot mulled wine and hot cider. Just come – food provided. Our solstice ceremony includes meditative music, readings, and all of us lighting candles to celebrate the return of light. This year we return to holding our Solstice Ceremony in person in the Main Hall, although of course, we conclude by burning a yule log outdoors in our fire pit. Children and adults are welcome.

Season of Giving

In the “Season of Giving,” it is easy to give too much or to feel like we are not giving enough. Let us take a moment to relax and ensure that our own wells do not run dry, so that we may be fully present, … read more.

Christmas Eve Candlelight Services

We welcome Christmas with stories, carols and special music, and candles. Come sing the familiar songs that are always powerful and experience the magic of candlelight in the darkness.

Worship Leaders: Revs. Peter Farriday & Cat Boyle

Special music: Veronika Agranov-Dafoe and friends

Follow along in the … read more.

Rev. Alex da Silva Souto [they+Brown+Latinx] has been a person of the “in-between space” since birth and childhood in Brazil. They are currently the minister of Sierra Foothills UUs in Auburn, where they remain a devoted social justice advocate, liturgical artist, and partner in the … read more.

Upcoming Events

  • 12/10/2023, 8:30 am - 10:00 am – Forum


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