What Really Matters

Sunday, April 5, 2020

A virtual service at 10 AM led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Heidi Emhoff Wood.

Click here to view or download a .pdf copy of the Order of Service.

Bill Gates recently wrote a reflection on what the coronavirus is teaching us about life and the need to reprioritize.  In this time when we are so aware of life’s fragility and the truth that life is a precious gift, what really matters?  …

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The Lion's Whisker

Sunday, March 29, 2020

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A virtual service led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Camille Pavlicek-Fauser

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In this difficult time where we are physically distanced from one another and we need to stay home to help lessen the spread of the coronavirus, how do we care for one another and stay connected?  What lessons can we le…

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Rising Green

Join us Sunday, March 22 at 10 AM for this virtual service hosted via Zoom Video Conferencing. The link to join the worship service can be found below.

Led by
Rev. Steven Protzman and DRE Collen Thoele

The song “Rising Green” reminds us that the energy of the earth flows through us as well as through all of life and with it is the promise of a new day full of possibilities.  We will gather as a community of all ages to welcome th…

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A Timeless Wisdom

Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 10 AM

A virtual service via Zoom Video Conferencing

Led by Rev. Steven Protzman.

It has been said that one of the indications of wisdom is that it remains true through time, translations and the test of each generation reinterpreting it for meaning and relevance.  The 23rd Psalm, an ancient Hebrew text, will be presented in a variety of versions, including sung settings, as we explore the timeless m…

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For the Beauty of the Earth

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Led by Rev. Renee Ruchotzke and Worship Associate Rev. Steven Protzman

Underneath the surface of the world that many of us grew up in is another world, a world of interconnection, of beauty, and of resilience that we yearn for. How might Unitarian Universalists be partners with indigenous and other marginalized communities to live into transformed way of living that invites al…

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Together We Shine

Sunday, March 1, 2020

Led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Heidi Wood

“Add your light to mine, and together we’ll shine.”  Hal Walker’s words invite us to share our individual light with one another so that together we can share our light of hope and love with the world.  In order to keep this light shining brightly, it is time once again for our annual pledge campaign in which we will ask you to generously share…

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A Tender and Courageous Connection

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Sunday, February 23, 2020

Led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Lori McGee

As Unitarian Universalists, we are held together by covenant, the promises we make to each other about how we will journey together as a people of many diverse theologies and ways of making meaning of life.  But how do we actually live out our covenant?  In preparation for our Covenant of Right Relations works…

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Hard Edges and Soft Wonder

Image by Marc Pascual from Pixabay

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Led by Rev. Steven Protzman

Christine Valters Paintner writes: “Perhaps this is life’s most exalted and exacting task, holding the hard edges against the soft wonder.”  After one of life’s struggles or losses, in the face of adversity and the divisive times we find ourselves living in, how do we go on?  This service will explore February’s Soul Matters theme of resil…

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The UU Hallows

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Director of Religious Education Colleen Thoele

After careful research, we have discovered that there are four UU Hallows that can be used to make the world a better place.  In honor of our Kent Hogwarts program, today as a community of all ages we will gather to learn about and find the four UU Hallows and figure out we can use them together.  Be sure to bring your wan…

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Answering the Call of Love

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Sunday , February 2, 2020

Led by
Rev. Christie Anderson and Worship Associate Randy Bish

“Hate cannot drive out hate, only light can do that. Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only love can do that.” This proclamation by Dr. Martin Luther King calls on us to employ unconditional love when trying to build bridges with those who hold values that oppose our own strongly held beliefs. We will explore tru…

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Sunday Mornings

Sunday morning service is currently being streamed online at 10 AM via Zoom!

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Sunday morning is the time that we all gather together to be in community as a whole. Along with the Worship Service, we offer a variety of programming for all ages. At least once each month, children are invited into the Sanctuary for an intergenerational service.

Example Worship Service: Apple Ceremony 2018. Reverend Steven Protzman at the front of the church, delivering a sermon.

Worship Services

Our services may be led by our minister, a visiting minister, or a lay member or guest of the congregation. Come dressed as you’re comfortable; you will find people dressed in both business casual and casual clothes. Please see our Children’s Religious Education page regarding how our children participate in services.

Upcoming Services

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Social Hour

Please join us for coffee and other light refreshments downstairs in Fessenden Hall between services (around 10:45 am). We always have an activity such as drawing available for children.  In the summer, social hour will follow our one service (around 11 am).

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