Topic: Change


“Family of choice” is how most of us grow our own friend circles so that we are not alone.  When friends come together to carry out old traditions, make new ones, and blend those family ties with bonds of friendship, we’ve got “friends giving thanks” for those life-sustaining relationships.  Come for the service and stay … Continue reading Friendsgiving

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

Join In Person at Immanuel UCC or online at we come together to GIVE THANKS Ministry partners include:First Unitarian Universalist Church of Berks CountyThe Islamic Center of ReadingImmanuel United Church of ChristReform Congregation Oheb SholomWyomissing Church of the Brethren Immanuel UUC is located at 99 S Waverly St., Shillington, PA 19607 more information available here: … Continue reading Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

Breads of Our Lives

Come and share a ritual wherein we bring in the breads of our families, our childhoods, our heritage, to share in a bread communion.  Show up this morning with bread that you make or buy around this time of year and be prepared to say a few words about it.  Then enjoy the bounty after … Continue reading Breads of Our Lives

What We Mean By Covenanting

Contracts and covenants are all around us, both by being implicit, like social constructs, or explicit, like those which get discussed and written together, like church covenants.  When we know what to expect, we function better; let’s look at how spelling it out ahead of time makes us feel more free, not less free.

The Real Rules

It is said that voting is a civic sacrament.  On this last Sunday before Election Day we will review and lift up the importance of voting and democracy in our religion, all while practicing the Real Rules.