Posts by David Lum

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Being Mindfully Grateful

by David Lum

Sunday, November 24 – 10:00am Being Mindfully Grateful – In this intergenerational service, we will be exploring what it means to be grateful. Sometimes we focus only on those things which we lack in our lives and fail to see all the small things for which we can be grateful. This interactive service will remind more »

Attending to the Other

by David Lum

Sunday, November 17 – 10:00am Attending to the Other – It isn’t always easy to “Love our Neighbor.” But we can be compassionate, we can be kind. Rev. Aileen will reflect on the ways in which simple acts of kindness can shape the way we perceive others. She will explore how kindness helps us enter more »

Acknowledging Our Military

by David Lum

Sunday, November 10 – 10:00am Acknowledging Our Military – In this service we will be paying attention to those in our congregation who have served or are actively serving in the military. We will hear from members of our congregation their experiences of military service.

Leading to Faith: Theology for Unitarian Universalists

by David Lum

Sunday, November 3 – 10:00am Leading to Faith: Theology for Unitarian Universalists – Even as we each develop our own theology, based on our own understandings and experiences, both our Unitarian and Universalist forebears had distinct theological positions. Our guest speaker guides our attention to how this history informs our shared faith. The Reverend Betty more »

As We Honor Our Ancestors

by David Lum

Sunday, October 27 – 10:00am As We Honor Our Ancestors – Many of the world’s cultures honor their ancestors. Mexican people do this in a Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) Celebration. Celtic and Neo-Pagan communities celebrate Samhain in which one of the traditions is to honor the ancestors. Both of these festivals more »

Seeking Home

by David Lum

Sunday, October 20 – 10:00am Seeking Home – Climate Change, War and Economic instability have and will create large numbers of migrants for whom home is an unknown place. Rev. Aileen will help us reflect on what it means to belong and what it means to create space for others whose homes may no longer more »

We Belong to the Earth

by David Lum

Sunday, October 13 – 10:00am We Belong to the Earth – Please join us as we create an intergenerational service at Lake Fairfax. We will explore what it means to belong to the earth through words, music and interactive activities. How can we cherish the interdependent web of all existence of which we are all more »

Connections of the Spirit Through Music

by David Lum

Sunday, October 6 – 10:00am Connections of the Spirit Through Music – A Lay Led Service by Mark Lorenz, Shelley Tamres, Mary Matheny, Bonnie Lepoff, and Julia Stubbs.

The Immanent Frame

by David Lum

Sunday, September 29 – 10:00am The Immanent Frame – Sometimes we live our lives only looking through one very narrow frame, inside of which all our expectations arise. Rev. Aileen will challenge us to shift our frames and try and see what lies beyond them in order to enlarge our perceptions of the world.

The Unexpected

by David Lum

Sunday, September 22 – 10:00am The Unexpected – For the Autumnal Equinox, Rev. Aileen will look at the ways we find balance and what knocks us off balance and sends us into unexpected adventures that we never thought we would undertake.