Softening Our Armor. Lauren Fritz. It’s been an extraordinary year of needing to keep a strong emotional shell for survival like none we’ve ever experienced, with more yet to come. Today we will explore how we can find ways to soften and replenish while still remaining safe
Living from Abundance. Rev. Dr. Sandra Fees. How can we embrace a spirit of abundance when things seem scarce? How can we keep our hearts open? Join us this morning for a participatory and interactive service.
The Practice of Healing. Rev. Dr. Sandra Fees. Buddhist monk Pema Chodron says that “healing comes from letting there be room for all of this to happen: room for grief, for relief, for misery, for joy.” This morning we’ll explore the practice of letting there by room for all of this to happen. Our offering is our monthly share-the-plate, taken to benefit the local organization Co-County Wellness Services.
What Now: Healing in Uncertain Times. Rev. Dr. Sandra Fees. In this post-election service, we will gather to begin to imagine what’s next and how we might heal amid uncertainty.
Dia de Los Muertos. Cesar Martinez-Garza, Rev. Dr. Sandra Fees. Join us for our annual celebration of Dia de Los Muertos led by Rev. Dr. Sandra Fees and Cesar Martinez-Garza. This year will feature a virtual ofrenda of our beloveds who have died.
Listening to the Wise Ones: Elders, Ancestors, The Other.
Rev. Dr. Sandra Fees. This morning we’ll reflect on the practice of Deep Listening that honors our wise ones. What wisdom do our elders, ancestors, and the other have to teach us?
Members and friends are invited to participate in an election vespers service led by Rev. Sandra Fees on Wednesday, November 4. The zoom gathering will offer time for us to share experiences, worries, hopes, and concerns following the election. This will be a facilitated time … read more.
Listening to Self. Rev. Dr. Sandra Fees. The Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh says that Deep Listening is Compassionate Listening. This morning we’ll reflect on the practice of compassionate listening that honors our own voice and power. Next week we’ll explore what it means to listen deeply to ancestors.
Celebrating 250 Years of Universalism. Rev. Darcey Laine, Rev. Dr. Sandra Fees. This month marks 250 years from John Murray’s legendary 1st sermon in America, so we gather this morning to celebrate our Universalist story, and wonder together how it inspires and guides us today. Today’s service is a collaboration with the UU Church of Athens and Sheshequin, hosted by their congregation. The service will start at 10 am.
Promises, Promises. Rev. Dr. Sandra Fees. Join us for an interactive service in which we explore what it means to make a mess of something and stay in relationship anyway. What promises help us stay connected and reconnect?