Christmas Presence - December 4, 2016

Led by Commissioned Lay Minister Lori Fatchet-McGee and Worship Associate Jeff Marsh

Life is full of distractions, even more so during the holidays.  Our “presence” is valuable and meaningful, even more so than our “presents.”  How can we be more present to those around us?  This service will explore what is means to be present and the ways we can accomplish this during a busy holiday season.

Services are offered on Sunday mornings at 9:45 …

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Tell Me a Story - November 27, 2016

Led by Intern Minister Dave Clements and Worship Associate Lisa Thiel

The stories we tell about ourselves and each other really do have the power to change our lives.  Next Sunday, we’ll explore our stories.

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

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The Story Continues - November 20, 2016

Led by Rev. Melissa Carvill Ziemer,Worship Associate Andrew Rome, Commissioned Lay Minister Lori Fatchet-McGee, Director of Religious Education Lily Rappaport, Music Director Hal Walker and others
One service only at 10:00 AM at the Kent State University Kiva Auditorium*
For this last worship service I will share with you, I hoped to have just one service so we could all be together.  Our service will be held at 10 am at the Kiva at Kent State …

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What Now? - November 13 , 2016

Led by Rev. Melissa Carvill Ziemer and Worship Associate Justin Czekaj

The election is over.  What now?  No matter who wins, we have important work before us as a people, most especially the work of restoring civility to public life.  Come reflect together on the stories we need now and the spiritual practices that can sustain us in our work together.

 

Services are offered at 9:45 and 11:30 AM.  Nursery care is available for both s…

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Stories of Spiritual Discovery - November 6, 2016

Led by Rev. Melissa Carvill Ziemer

What kinds of circumstances lead to opportunities for spiritual discovery.  This morning, as we introduce our monthly theme of story, I have invited three members of the congregation to share one of their own stories of spiritual discovery.  Come join us as we listen together for what the stories of others can teach us about our own.

 

Sunday Services are offered at 9:45 and 11:30 AM with Nursery c…

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How We Do Anything is How We Do Everything - October 30, 2016

Led by Rev. Melissa Carvill Ziemer and Commissioned Lay Minister Lori Fatchet-McGee

I’ve heard this phrase multiple times in the last year, it seems all of a sudden.  This morning we will consider what we can learn about ourselves from the way we say goodbye.

 

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

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Letting the Light In: Transforming Your Pain into Power - October 23, 2016

Led by Intern Minister Dave Clements and Worship Associate Lisa Thiel

How do you create the most powerfully fulfilling life? Go where the pain is and come through on the other side.  Our experiences in life and our movement through them allow us to grow and evolve. Our pain can be a great informant of what we want to be aware of moving forward, so we want to give it voice and listen and learn how to transform our pain into power.

Sunday Ser…

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Choosing Healing, Healing Choices - October 16, 2016

Led by Rev. Melissa Carvill Ziemer and Worship Associate Debra-Lynn Hook

What makes it possible for us to choose healing?  How can we embrace healing choices, even and especially when a healing choice isn’t our first choice?  This morning we will celebrate the way the spirit of life can be our guide in matters of healing and wholeness.

 

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

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They Create One Another - October 9, 2016

Led by Rev. Don Southworth and Rev. Melissa Carvill Ziemer

The mission of the Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association is to nurture excellence in ministry.  What are the factors that enable and create excellent ministry?  Your congregation knows more than you probably realize but in this time of transition it may be good to be reminded.

The Rev. Don Southworth is the founding Executive Director of the Unitarian Universalist Ministe…

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Homecoming - October 2, 2016

Led by Rev. Melissa Carvill Ziemer and Worship Associate Kathy Kerns

In celebration of our 150th anniversary, we have invited former members and friends and young adults who grew up in the church to join us in a homecoming celebration.  Between services, we will have a ceremonial groundbreaking to celebrate the progress we have made in working toward our new fellowship hall.  After the second service, everyone is warmly welcome to join in a p…

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Worship Services

Join us, Sunday mornings for services 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 are announced in our monthly newsletter, The Chalice Flame. 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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Coffee 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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