Amazing Gratitude

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Led by Rev. Steven Protzman, Colleen Thoele and Worship Associate Elaine Bowen

In his song “Amazing Gratitude” Hal Walker sings: “The heart of the thing, the song I sing, and the prayer I pray is amazing gratitude”. On this Sunday together as a community of all ages, we will celebrate Thanksgiving and renew our commitment to live with amazing gratitude and build the path of love by telling stories, singing son…

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Now More than Ever

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Led by Rev. Steven Protzman with Worship Associate Kathy Kerns

No matter how the election turns out, our country will still be a people divided by class, by race, by politics, by the idolatry of nationalism, by an “us versus them” mentality. In this post-election service, we will affirm that now more than ever our Unitarian Universalist message of love and hope, of inclusivity and diversity is needed to heal o…

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Tension or Temper

Sunday, November 3, 2018

Led by Cal Frye

What is the purpose of the church? Is our task to heal ourselves, or society? How do we balance our desire for social justice with our need for the social hour between first and second service? And can we find the balance while still maintaining harmony and compassion within these walls? Courage, my friends! In the tension is our strength.

Sunday services are offered at 9:45 and 11:30 AM with…

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Safely Kept in the Heart

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Lori McGee

“So long as we live, they too shall live, for they are
now a part of us, as we remember them.” 
The words of this Reformed Jewish prayer remind us that our loved ones
live on in our hearts as long as we remember them.  In keeping with the many spiritual traditions
of remembrance during this time of the year, we will once again remember and
h…

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The Promise and the Practice

Sunday, October 20, 2018

Led by Melissa Jeter and Worship Associate Rev. Steven Protzman

The Promise and the Practice of Our Faith Campaign is our opportunity to take the lead as a faith denomination in addressing our history of upholding white supremacy. Together, we can collectively work to dismantle it and amend a long broken promise to the Black Lives within our Association.  Click here for more information on the Promise and …

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The Promise and Possibilities of Shared Ministry

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Lori McGee

Rev. Gordon McKeeman writes: “Ministry is a quality of relationship between and among human beings that beckons forth hidden possibilities.”  Ministry, once thought to be the work of ordained ministers, is the way we serve one another and the world.  This service will invite us to reflect on shared ministry as a promise all of us make to liv…

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A Vigil of Lament, Healing and Hope

Monday, October 15, 2018  at 7 pm

Led by Rev. Steven Protzman

The SCOTUS hearings, the divisiveness so evident in our politics and in our country right now, and the treatment of survivors of sexual violence have made the last few weeks difficult for all of us and especially painful for survivors of sexual violence.  We want to offer an opportunity for a safe space to express your thoughts and feelings, to participate in a ritual of he…

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From Seed to Fruit

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Lisa Thiel

Martin
Luther once said that even if he knew the world were going to end, he would
still plant an apple tree.  Today as we
gather as a community of all ages to celebrate apple communion, we will give
thanks for life’s many gifts, be reminded that apples are a symbol of spiritual
gifts, including abundance, love, gratitude and generosity, and fi…

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Beyond Diversity: Rethinking Race and Our Congregations

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Led by Scott Piepho and Worship
Associate Lori Fatchet-McGee

The conversation among Unitarian Universalists about our
churches and people of color tends to center on the advantages that racial
diversity offers to our congregations.  That frame tracks the general
conversation in our society about issues like civil rights and immigration. The
more important conversation is how we guarantee equal access to insti…

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You're Uni-What?

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Kathy Kerns

Unitarian Universalism is one of America’s best kept secrets.  Even those who have heard of us don’t know much about our religion.  After a light hearted look at some of the common images and stereotypes people have of UUism, we’ll explore the “elevator speech” to discover ways we can tell people about our faith and invite them to join us.

Sunda…

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Worship Services

Join us, Sunday mornings for service at 9:45 and 11:30 AM.

Sunday Mornings

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.

Worship Services

Our services may be led by our minister, a visiting minister, or a lay member or guest of the congregation. Service topics for the upcoming Sunday and can be found by visiting the Upcoming Services page. 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. We always have an activity such as drawing available for children.  In July the coffee hour will follow our one service.  In August the coffee hour will begin around 10:30 and in September the coffee hour will begin at about 11:00.

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