Posts from 2016

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Hope Heals

by David Lum

Sunday, Jan 29 – 9:30am and 11:15am Hope Heals – Hope is a force of healing itself – but how can we use hope, when hope itself feels absent or seems like a dangerous and impossible dream? Rev. Anya shares the service and the fabulous four of John Kim, Kris Adams, Maggie Lum, and Molly more »

But What of the Priest and the Levite?

by David Lum

Sunday, Jan 22 – 9:30am and 11:15am But What of the Priest and the Levite? – Perhaps you’ve heard the parable of The Good Samaritan. It’s one of the best-known parables in scripture. Much attention is focused on the Samaritan, the one who models the behavior we are meant to follow. But what of the more »

Letter from a Different Kind of Jail

by David Lum

Sunday, Jan 15 – 9:30am and 11:15am Letter from a Different Kind of Jail – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote a remarkable letter from the Birmingham Jail. Rev. Anya writes a letter from the metaphorical prisons entrapping her generation, enfeebling their efforts to change. The UUCS Rock band fills our sanctuary with songs more »

No Guilt, No Shame, No Excuses

by David Lum

Sunday, Jan 8 – 9:30am and 11:15am No Guilt, No Shame, No Excuses – Rev. Anya shares her new mantra for the new year, and invites us to give up these three poisons. Mary Matheny provides spiritual tunes and John Kim leads us in congregational singing.

Stirring the Ashes

by David Lum

Sunday, Jan 1 – 10:30am only Stirring the Ashes – At the beginning of a new year, we sometimes find that our energies have run low. How do we rekindle the flame in our hearts and renew our spirits? Intern Minister John Monroe invites us to take part in the annual intergenerational Fire Communion service, more »

True Gifts

by David Lum

Sunday, Dec 25 – 10:30am True Gifts – Gather with Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael and Intern Minister John Monroe for soulful reflection on the true gifts of this season.

Christmas Eve Services

by David Lum

Saturday, Dec 24 – 5pm and 7pm 5pm: Lessons and Carols – A joyful all ages holiday service of storytelling with special music, led by Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael and Intern Minsiter John Monroe. 7pm: Candlelight Christmas Eve – A spiritualy invigorating holiday service with ritual and rich choral songs, led by Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael and more »

Journeys of the Heart

by David Lum

Sunday, Dec 18 – 9:30am and 11:15am Journeys of the Heart – The tradition of Las Posadas, which dates back more than 400 years to Spain, reenacts the biblical story of Mary and Joseph traveling to Bethlehem and seeking lodging. In the 9:30 service, Intern Minister John Monroe will reflect on how we might see more »

The Inward Winter Dares to Bloom

by David Lum

Sunday, Dec 11 – 9:30am and 11:15am The Inward Winter Dares to Bloom – This special music service features the tunes of local beloved folk musician Andrew McNight. We will consider the darkness of these winter days and work together to discern the gifts of the winter season – of rest, rejuvenation and the inward more »