Speaker: Amanda Schuber

Why Worship

“Worship”, can mean different things for different people. This week we look at the history, purpose and promise of worship in a Unitarian Universalist setting.

I’m Not Ready

We’ve all found ourselves from time to time, standing at a crossroads, pressed to figure out which way to go. Often, these choices are made under duress, where self-doubt creeps into our thoughts, making even simple decisions seem like climbing a mountain. This week, we explore where doubt comes from and how it holds us … Continue reading I’m Not Ready


Then, Now, and Beyond If you turn on any news channel or log into social media, you could find numerous reasons to think that we are living in dark and dangerous times. In his book Enlightenment Now, psychologist Steven Pinker presents a challenge to embrace the bigger picture. He suggest that we have given into … Continue reading Progress


The Mental Health Crisis in America 43.8 million Americans will have some sort of mental health challenge this year, yet our mental healthcare system is woefully unprepared to tackle the needs of this community. As Unitarian Universalists, we are called to act for justice and equality. While we have championed the cause of physical accessibility, … Continue reading Invisible

The Three Questions

Based on a story by Leo Tolstoy, this Sunday we explore questions that we’ve all had at one time or another: When is the best time to do things? Who is the most important one? What is the right thing to do?   

Fire Communion

A tradition in many Unitarian Universalist congregations, including ours, is a ritual to bid farewell to the old year and release what we prefer not to carry with us into the new year. At this halfway point in our church year, we recognize the celebration of the end and beginning of the calendar year. In … Continue reading Fire Communion

When Memory Fails Us

‘Tis the season of family, ritual, and tradition, a season filled with joy and laughter, except when it isn’t. The holiday season can hold some difficult memories for some of us, and for others, memories are fading. In this time of gatherings and merriment, how do we protect ourselves when joy is hard to find? As we … Continue reading When Memory Fails Us

Why Coming Out Day?

All these years later, and we are still acknowledging National Coming Out Day… but why? Equality on many fronts has been won, and the LGBTQI community is more visible than ever. But how far have we really come, and how far do we have yet to travel?