Pandemic isolation has had a deep impact on mental health and community dynamics. How can we show up with authenticity—virtually and in-person—as we continue to exercise caution due to COVID-19. Rev. Erin Walter will reflect on spiritual resources for mental health and our calling to … read more.
Each year, Unitarian Universalists around the country mark the start of a new year with the ritual of Water Communion, where we remember that even though water can be a source of destruction, it can also be a source of healing and renewal. In song … read more.
Holly Near’s song “I Am Willing” featured in this week’s service, is a beloved anthem about how we hold on to hope and keep going despite our obstacles. It is an anthem of resilience, a promise to persist. How do we build up resilience in … read more.
We think we know what we believe and hold to be true, but then comes a crisis of illness or death, and all bets are off! Michael Eselun, a well-known speaker and chaplain at the Simms/Mann-UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology, will explore in his talk, … read more.
Sometimes in worship, every word and sound and song builds to a central theme. And other times we wander through worship, finding meaning in different themes and moments. This Sunday we will honor the Summer Solstice, celebrate Father’s Day, learn about Juneteenth, and remember that … read more.
The poet Meena Alexander writes, “In a time of violence, the task of poetry is in some way to reconcile us to our world and to allow us a measure of tenderness and grace with which to exist.” As we enter the month of May, … read more.
As we look toward the end of one of the most trying years of our lives, we can celebrate the things that do not change: that love is still stronger than hate, that hope will outlast despair, that we never travel the journey alone! We … read more.
As we gather in worship this Sunday before Thanksgiving, we know that this year the holidays will feel different. Our traditions and our traveling have been canceled or changed, and some of us are missing those who should have been around our tables but are … read more.
At our upcoming service, your UUCH Worship Committee will present “Living in the Bubble of Now,” a discussion on life in 2020. Although we are each experiencing 2020 in different ways, we are all united in its challenges. Angela Arnold and Salaama Journey will provide … read more.