Speaking for the Trees

Sunday, April 18, 2021 at 10 AM.

A virtual service led by Rev. Steven Protzman and DRE Colleen Thoele.

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” As we celebrate Earth Day, we will use Dr. Seuss’s story “The Lorax” to reflect on our relationship with the earth. We will also ask how the UU Seventh Principle, the interdependent web of all existence, of which we are each a part, asks us to…

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The Company We Keep

Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 10 AM

A virtual service led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Elaine Bowen.

The song “We Shall Be Known” by MaMuse says that we shall be known by the company we keep. As we explore April’s Soul Matters theme of “Becoming”, let’s ask together: Who are we seeking to become in this next chapter of our history? Who will we invite to join us on this journey and to share our ministries and our spaces, in…

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Awake, Arise, and Rejoice!

Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021 at 10 AM

A virtual service led by Rev. Steven Protzman, DRE Colleen Thoele, and Worship Associate Randy Bish.

Spring is a time of many religious holidays with celebrations that invite us to reflect on life’s power to renew itself. With songs, stories, and readings we will tell stories of Easter, a story of life overcoming death; Passover, the story of a people who arose and journeyed to freedom, and Spring,…

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We See You

Sunday, March 28, 2021 at 10 AM

A virtual service led by Rev. Steven Protzman along with Jacob Nash and Kevyn Breedon.

As we begin our year long program of renewing our status as a UUA Welcoming Congregation, today we will celebrate the Transgender Day of Visibility. UUCK member Kevyn Breedon and guest speaker Jacob Nash, co-founder and President of Margie’s Hope, will share some of the stories of their life’s journeys with us, tell us…

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We Are One

Sunday, March 21, 2021 at 10 AM

A virtual service led by Commissioned Lay Minister Lori Mirkin-McGee and Worship Associate Elaine Bowen.

Sunday, March 21st, is World Poetry Day.  This service will showcase poetry from across the globe;  poems from all of the inhabited continents of the world.  Come join us for a celebration of poetry that demonstrates we are all, indeed, one global community.

Join us Sunday, March 21,…

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The Fire of Commitment

Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 10 AM

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

The song in our teal hymnal “The Fire of Commitment” says that our future begins when we have “deep assurance of the flame that burns within”.  With readings and songs we will explore the fire of commitment as a beacon of light and hope guiding us on our journey, as a song that inspires us to be brave and continue…

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Where Do We Come From? Where Are We Going?

FY2022 Generosity logo created by Saul Flanner.

Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 10:00 AM

A virtual service led the Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Kathy Kerns.

As we begin our annual pledge campaign with its theme of “Imagine the places we’ll go”, we’ll take time to look at where we’ve come from and where we imagine ourselves going in the next year.  We’ll celebrate what we’ve achieved in the past year, reflect on the dreams we…

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A Time to Heal or a Call to Action?

Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 10 AM

A virtual service led by Rev. Christie Anderson and Worship Associate Heidi Shaffer Bish.

What do you want from your church – renewed hope, spiritual growth, connection? This worship service will focus on two juxtaposed reasons: inner uplift and healing relative to a rallying call for social action. We will unpack the challenges of a church community in meeting our inner emotional needs while addressi…

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A Sense of Direction

Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 10:00 AM

A virtual service led by Guest Minister Rev. Kate Walker and Worship Associate Rev. Steven Protzman.

Have you ever been lost? I have! Join me, if you can find me, as we look at challenges in discerning where we’re going, and what we want as human beings and as religious liberals.

Click here to view or download the Order of Service.

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Just a Touch of Love

Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 10:00 AM

A virtual service led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Eric van Baars.

Have you ever heard the old folk tale about the village that needed a new meeting hall? It’s a tale of disagreements, and greed, and forgetting what matters most. It’s a strange tale too, because it doesn’t have an ending! In this sermon and service, purchased by Eric van Baars at our Service Auction, we’re going to…

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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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