Posts from May 2016

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Speaking UU: Reconsidering Our Religious Vocabulary

by David Lum

Sunday, July 31 – 10:30am Speaking UU: Reconsidering Our Religious Vocabulary – In this interactive service, Intern Minister John Monroe invites us to think about the words we use to express our deepest experiences of life.

Life That Knows It Is Living

by David Lum

Sunday, July 24 – 10:30am Life That Knows It Is Living – What does it mean to say one is spiritual but not religious? Intern Minister John Monroe explores the meaning of spirituality and religion in our Unitarian Universalist context.

Where Everybody Knows Your Name

by David Lum

Sunday, July 17 – 10:30am Where Everybody Knows Your Name – Join Paulette Lichtman-Panzer and JoAnn Flanagan as they reflect on the many reasons we gather in worship and take care of our community. Paulette and JoAnn are lay pastoral care workers from Accotink UU Church in Burke, VA.

Between the World and Me

by David Lum

Sunday, July 10 – 10:30am Between the World and Me – Earlier this year, the UUCS Journey Towards Wholeness Team hosted a discussion of “Between the World and Me,” by Ta-Nehisi Coates. In this service, members of the discussion group will share insights gained on racial injustice both past and present, and reflect on how more »

Living Our Covenant

by David Lum

Sunday, July 3 – 10:30am Living Our Covenant – In this lay-led service, members of UUCS will invite us to reflect on how being in community— how living out our covenant— can bring deeper meaning to our lives.

One Wild and Precious Life

by David Lum

Sunday, June 26 – 10:30am One Wild and Precious Life – We can only count on this one life. How will we live it, and why are we called to live it this way? Reflections are shared by individuals in our congregation, across the age spectrum.

A Crisis of Love

by David Lum

Sunday, June 19 – 10:30am A Crisis of Love – In light of the shooting in Orlando last Sunday, Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael and Intern Minister John Monroe invite us to reflect on the ways in which we respond to acts of terror and hate – how we cope with feelings with anger, helplessness, or even more »

We Are Not Alone

by David Lum

Sunday, June 12 – 10:30am We Are Not Alone – Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael leads our annual Service of the Living Tradition, where we honor the births, deaths, losses, and hopes of our year in community, together. Our UUCS Band “JUUstUUs” rocks contemporary and classic songs including David Bowie’s “Lazarus,” the song he wrote to explore more »

Learning Together

by David Lum

Sunday, June 5 – 10:30am Learning Together – All ages gather in appreciation of the wisdom and learning that has touched and transformed us this year. Children and adults share from their religious education classes, the choir sings, Rev. Anya and Linda Weaver lead, and we mark the Bridging of Holly Fitzgerald from the youth more »