The winter holiday season is a time when many people tend to go overboard and burn the candle at both ends. This New Year’s Eve, join us for an exploration of the complicated and often contradictory meanings of excess. We will range from lyrical poetry … read more.
Speaker: Brian Kohn
Unitarian Universalist principles encourages us to pursue spiritual growth and a free and responsible search for truth and meaning. Today, we explore how UUMAN Adult Enrichment can foster our members’ life-long journey, coming to understand more fully our values and principles and living into them.
Mindfulness and meditation have taken hold in American culture recently, but what are they really about? Are they a fad? Are they simply tools to relax and reduce stress? How can they enrich our everyday lives and help us become more ethical people and feed … read more.
Please join us as we consider the future of our faith in light of concerns about how well its management reflects its membership, the recent gathering of representatives from its congregations, the election of a new spiritual leader, and a renewed commitment to becoming a … read more.
At a time when we take sides and shout at each other across a vast chasm, when true communication has disappeared, perhaps the only way to bridge that chasm is, first, to listen deeply to each other and hope that in so doing we can find the common humanity and, yes, even the Divinity, in each other. Some call that spark of recognition “God” and such deep listening work as holy work. We suggest that the non-partisan work of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby is such work.
Guest Speaker: Dave Hudson
Worship Associate: Brian Kohn
We are enamored with the allure of “success” and the idea that it can come without the price of failure. We have inherent worth; yet weakness and failure are also built in to the fabric of our existence. Can these be keys that can enable … read more.
What do a Catholic nun, a Bible-thumping Christian pastor, and a Latino UU minister have in common? How have a fleeing band of wandering Jews eating flat bread inspired African Americans, Latin Americans, Koreans, Indians, and so many others?
Please join us as we welcome new members to UUMAN, and as some of our newer members share what drew them to seek a religious community, what about UUMAN made it feel like a good fit for them, and what other aspects of UUMAN they experienced since arriving here for the first time were a pleasant surprise.
Two Christmas Eve Services!
Christmas Pageant: Join us at 4:00 PM for a special re-telling of the nativity story and a powerful message of inclusion and love. Our pageant is participatory and great fun. There’s room in the stable for EVERYONE!
Candlelight Service: Be a part of a reflective, … read more.
This year’s Common Read is The Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics, and the Rise of a New Justice Movement, by Rev. Dr. William Barber II. We encourage members to read the book during the month of October, but having read the book or not … read more.