Here We Grow!

Sunday, March 24, 201

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

As a community of all ages, on this Sunday we will rejoice and celebrate the arrival of spring with stories and songs. As we welcome the spring and its optimism and we watch as the world around us comes to life once more with renewed energy and the promise of warm days and things growing and blooming, we are invited to find the spirit o…

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Brigid: From Goddess to Saint

By John Duncan (1866-1945) – http://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/full.php?ID=27479, Public Domain

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Elaine Bowen

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we will explore the feminine aspect of the Divine by celebrating Brigid, who is both the mother goddess and a saint of Ireland. With songs, stories, and rituals, we will reflect on Brigid’s journey from goddess of fire, poetry, …

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Nourishing Our Hearts for Social Justice: A Revival

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Led by Chris Crass and Worship Associate Rev. Steven Protzman

As the veils continue to fall and the horrors of white supremacy, sexual assault, and systemic oppression are exposed and challenged through social justice movements like Black Lives Matter, MeToo, and the struggles for immigrant, reproductive and LGBTQ rights, we must nourish our hearts, minds, bodies and souls to continue to rise, to meet the day wi…

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A Single Step

Sunday, March 3, 2019

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” –Laozi in the Tao Te Ching. 

Every journey, of course, must begin at the beginning but why is that beginning so often the hardest part?  What keeps our feet rooted in place?  This service will explore the ways we can overcome the difficulties of that first step.

Sunday services are offered at 9:45 an…

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The Courage to Give

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Led by Rev. Steven Protzman and
Worship Associate Camille Pavlicek-Fauser

James Baldwin says:
“It is rare indeed that people give… One can give nothing whatever
without giving oneself.” As we begin our annual Budget campaign, we will
ask you once again to continue generously sharing your gifts of money, time,
and your unique self with all your skills, talents and passions so that
together we can continue to …

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A Crisis of Trust

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Led by
Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Elaine Bowen

There’s a saying that goes: “In God we trust. All others we
polygraph.” In this age where fake news, divisive politics, and increasing
alienation has led to what author Robert Morley calls a “crisis of trust” in
our leaders, our government, our institutions, and each other, what does it
mean for us to be a community of trust? How might Unitarian Un…

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The Greatest Magic of All

Sunday, February 10, 2019

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

In honor of our Kent Hogwarts program, today as a community of all ages we will gather with our wands, our wisdom, our compassion and our seven principles to battle four horcruxes- immigration, hunger, racism, and climate change using the greatest magic of all- love.  This Sunday will also be a special collection for NICE…

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Say a Little Prayer

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Led by
Kathy Kerns and Worship Associate Carolyn Schlemmer

Prayer is a practice of people around the world, in diverse cultural contexts.  What might be the meaning of prayer for Unitarian Universalists?  This service will explore different meanings of prayer.  

Sunday services are offered at 9:45 and 11:30 AM with nursery care available during both services.

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Like A Mighty Stream - Sunday, January 27, 2019

Led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Colleen Thoele with Worship Associate Rev. Christie Anderson

In his famous “I Have a Dream” speech Martin Luther King Jr. invoked the words of the Hebrew prophet Amos: “But let justice roll down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.” As we begin the UUA Thirty Days of Love, this service for all ages will be an invitation to live out our faith in the next month as we work toward building a promised …

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The Spirit of Yes - Sunday, January 13, 2019

Led by Rev. Steven Protzman with Worship Associate Lori McGee

One of the tasks of religion is to explore life’s deepest questions, including “what is our purpose in life?” One possible answer is found in the words of Rev. Frederick Buechner, who speaks of the spiritual place where our passions meet the needs of the world. As life calls us into meaningful lives of service where we share our gifts, talents, and passions, how does the Spirit of yes…

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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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