You’re the new kid in town . . . Your friend moved away and now you don’t have anyone to play with . . . You go to an activity you like, hoping to meet new friends, but everyone there seems to know everyone else … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Amy Zucker Morgenstern
In the series Why Do We Do That in the Sunday Service?, we come to the sermon.
We inherited our service format from the Protestant Christian tradition from which Unitarian Universalism is descended. It has been affectionately or pejoratively nicknamed “the sermon sandwich.” The sermon, in … read more.
Seventy-five years ago, our spiritual family members envisioned the future and built it a home here on Charleston Road. Now it is our turn. We have shared our vision: that we are a people tending a beautiful, healthy Earth; a loving community of free thinkers … read more.
Writer Alice Hoffman muses that they might be “the only true magic,” William Styron says they are the secret to “living several lives” (all at once!), and actor Emma Thompson says they “are like people, in the sense that they’ll turn up in your life … read more.
Our annual Chalice Sunday celebration takes place today, at the cross-quarter festival of Imbolc. We’ll hear about why we light a chalice at the beginning of our gatherings. In an embrace of our Pagan roots, we’ll call the directions and seek inspiration from Brigid, the … read more.
When accused of “extremism,” Martin Luther King, Jr., reflected from his jail cell in Birmingham and “decided that perhaps [he] would like to think of [him]self as an extremist — in the light of the spirit which made Jesus an extremist for love.” If someone … read more.
A popular Christian song of yesteryear sang “They will know we are Christians by our love.” In this intergenerational service, we’ll ask: How do people know what our most cherished values are? What’s the “tell”?
Worship leader: Rev. Amy Zucker Morgenstern
Worship Associate: Joe Bailey
Follow along in … read more.
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. Amy Zucker Morgenstern & Cat Boyle
Special music: Veronika Agranov-Dafoe, piano; … read more.
Antiochus’s soldiers defile the Temple
We rejoice in the everyday miracles of the season, marking winter solstice, telling the story of Hanukah–which begins tonight–and inviting all who wish to play a part to help make the story of Jesus’s birth come to life in our … read more.
Please note that both services will be held indoors (with patio seating always an option) due to the chilly temperatures expected.
The service time changes on December 25! Beginning on that day, we will hold a single Sunday service at 10:15.
The concept of childhood, it has … read more.