Peace, My Heart

Image by Estefano Burmistrov from Pixabay

Sunday, November 1, 2020

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

The poet Rabindranath Tagore wrote: “Peace, my heart, let the time for parting be sweet. Let it not be a death but completeness. Let love melt into memory and pain into songs.” In keeping with the many spiritual traditions of remembrance during this time of the year, we will once again…

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I Sing of America

Sunday, October 25, 2020

A virtual service led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Rev. Christie Anderson

Walt Whitman once called America “The Greatest Poem”. He believed that the power of poetry and democracy came from an ability to bring many different people and ideas together. As the election draws near, we will reflect on our Fifth Principle, the use of the democratic process, our Sixth Principle, the goal of world comm…

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What I Learned at KentHogwarts

Sunday, October 18, 2020

Led by the KentHogwarts Board of Governors and Worship Associate Lady Lovemore

KentHogwarts is a program for children and youth where we use the magical universe of Harry Potter as a foundation to explore our Unitarian Universalist principles.  On October 18th, don your wizardly attire and have your wands (or pointer fingers) at the ready as we dig deeper into the lessons we have learned while offering Ken…

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We Can DUU It!

Sunday, October 11, 2020

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

Cultural icon Rosie the Riveter represents the women who worked in factories and shipyards during World War II, many of whom produced munitions and war supplies while the men went off to war. To kick off our annual Treats and Talents auction with its theme of “We Can Duu It”, we will honor the life of Rosie and other wo…

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All Creatures Great and Small

St. Francis statue in ItalyImage by Juliana Saldanha from Pixabay

Sunday, October 4, 2020

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

October 4th is World Animal Day and the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals and ecology. Together we will affirm our seventh principle, the interdependent web of existence of which we are each a part, and celebrate our beloved companions w…

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We Begin Again in Love

Sunday, September 27, 2020

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

UU minister Nancy McDonald Ladd argues that as UUs, we are too optimistic and that deepening our tradition will require a theology that includes traditional religious language such as sin and forgiveness. On this Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, we will reflect on the Jewish yearly ritual of naming failures an…

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Where Calls the Heart

Sunday, September 20, 2020

A virtual service led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Lori McGee.

Unitarian Universalism claims at least one miracle, the story of how Universalist John Murray came from England and while his ship was stuck on a sandbar, was convinced to preach the message of Universalism in a local meetinghouse. Two hundred and fifty years later, we will reflect on the truth of Universalism as we celebrate Shar…

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Filling Up Your Bucket

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Heidi Emhoff-Wood

Eleanor Brownn says: “When you take time to replenish your spirit it allows you to serve others from the overflow. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.” September’s Soul Matters theme is renewal, which invites us to reflect on the need to care for our bodies and spirits with rest. Together we will reflect on some of the ways we can take tim…

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Play Is Radical Resistance

Sunday, September 6, 2020

A virtual service led by Elizabeth Reilly, CLM Candidate and Worship Associate Kathy Kerns.

Who couldn’t benefit from some lightening of the spirit? The spiritual practice of play belongs to all of us, not just human children. What playful activity transports you, brings you joy, provides your spirit with respite and renewal?  Let’s celebrate playing for its radical power

to resist succumbing to the h…

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Swimming to the Other Side

Sunday, August 30, 2020

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

The Pat Humphries song “Swimming to the Other Side” reminds us that we are all journeying together and that we are intimately connected with each other.  As we return from our summer adventures bringing water and stories to share, this festive service of ingathering and a virtual water communion invites us t…

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Sunday Mornings

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

Click here for service descriptions and the Zoom link.

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.

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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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