A Vision of Ministry Clear

Sunday, September 26, 2021 at 10 AM.

A virtual service led by Rev. Steven Protzman.

In the hymn “Wake Now My Senses” we sing of “having a vision of ministry clear”. As we prepare to begin a new chapter of UUCK’s story, we have ideas about our future, but do we have a clear vision of what we will do together? As we celebrate our annual Shared Ministries Sunday, we will reflect on how we are called to serve each other and the world. We w…

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Not a Clue and . . .

Sunday, September 19, 2021 at 10 AM.

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

How have you coped with the pandemic?  Has your answer to the questions of what to do or how to manage life sometimes been “not a clue”?  Together we will reflect on the last eighteen months as (at the suggestion of a congregation member for a sermon) I share with you some of my joys, struggles, and ways I’ve…

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A Never Ending Story

Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 10 AM.

A virtual service led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Director of Religious Education Colleen Thoele.

“Reach the stars, fly a fantasy, dream a dream, and what you see will be”. As wecelebrate ingathering, bless backpacks, and begin our Fall Religious Education program,the title song from “A Never Ending Story” invites all of us to share our creativity andadventurous spirits to create our unique story t…

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And By Union

Photo of Chavez by Michael Cornelius, Wikipedia 1972

Sunday, September 5, 2021 at 10 AM

A virtual service led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Andrew Rome.

Although we think of Labor Day as the end of summer with a long weekend, picnics, parades, and time to go back to school, Labor Day is a day set aside to honor workers. We will reflect on the history of Labor Day, how unions and organized labor struggled for fair wages, …

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Where Many Waters Meet

Sunday, August 29, 2021 at 10 AM.

A virtual service led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Director of Religious Education Colleen Thoele.

Any place where waters meet is known as a confluence.  A confluence is also a metaphor for coming together as a congregation, bringing the gifts of our lives, our struggles, our hopes and our dreams in order to move forward together.  As we return from our summer adventures, we will celebrate our…

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From Many Sources: Part II

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Sunday, August 22, 2021 at 10 AM

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

Our UUA Statement of Principles says: “The living tradition we share draws from many sources.  Grateful for the religious pluralism which enriches and ennobles our faith, we are inspired to deepen our understanding and expand our vision.”  In this second part of our two-…

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Who are UUs: Remembering, Identity, and Community

Sunday, August 15, 2021 at 10 AM

A virtual service led by Melissa Jeter and Worship Associate Lori Mirkin-McGee.

Who are Unitarian Universalists?  We bring ourselves to this faith with many different experiences. So, we interpret Unitarian Universalism through a variety of lenses. The symbols we use, the stories we tell, the information we gather from various sources, and the narratives about our faith ancestors as well as theolog…

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From Many Sources: Part I

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Sunday, August 8, 2021 at 10 AM.

A virtual service led by Rev. Steven Protzman.

In 1985, five sources of spiritual wisdom were added to the Principles to preserve the religious heritage of both the Unitarians and the Universalists and to acknowledge the diverse theologies that inform our religious pluralism. A sixth source was added in 1995. In this first part of a two-part series, we will explore th…

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Get On Board the Freedom Train

Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 10 AM.

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

In his poem “Freedom Train”, Langston Hughes names the Freedom Train that is yours and mine, a train bound for the Beloved Community, where everyone will be free. To complete our summer services on the Seven Principles, we will reflect on the proposed Eighth Principle, which invites us to travel toward freedom and spiritual…

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A Global Ethic

Sunday, July 25, 2021 at 10 AM.

A virtual service led by Kathy Kerns and Worship Associate Lori Mirkin-McGee.

The sixth principle that Unitarian Universalists covenant to affirm and promote is: The goal of world community with peace, liberty and justice for all. What might this look like? We will explore the theological roots of this principle, and how the Parliament of the World’s Religions has addressed this principle in their statem…

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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.

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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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