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The Loneliness Epidemic

This Sunday – a day when we will be welcoming new members – I will discuss the impact of loneliness in our society, the factors that strengthen loneliness, the importance of the church’s social impact, and why it is important to expand the membership of the church.

“The Roots and Meaning of Our Fifth Principle”

Our fifth principle states that we affirm and promote “The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large. “

The
Unitarian Universalist Association of congregations is the most
democratically based religious movement in America. Our Unitarian … read more.

Loss, Suffering, and Healing

Loss and suffering are inescapable aspects of life. An additional layer of suffering is added to the initial reaction to suffering and loss as we seek to hide our suffering. By hiding our suffering and loss from others, … read more.

“What is Prayer?”

Soon, I hope, I will be introducing my new book about the Serenity Prayer to the congregation. In the meantime, I wish to talk this Sunday about the basic idea of prayer.  

Prayer is a verbal ritual, comparable to other types of … read more.

Christmas Eve Candle Light Service

The Christmas Eve Service will consist of readings from the Christmas Story, meditative readings, traditional Christmas hymns, and brief reflections on the meaning of the season. The Christmas Eve Service is open to all. Often members bring visiting relatives to this service.

The Religious Naturalism of Don Crosby

The sermon this Sunday is the third and final sermon in a sermon series about religious naturalism. We have explored the thinking of Loyal Rue, Ursula Goodenough, and this week we will look at the perspective of Don Crosby. (No, this is not Don Crosby of Crosby, Stills & Nash).