Teshuvah, literally returning to God’s will, is the focus during the ten days of repentance in the Judaic calendar which culminates at Yom Kippur. With many Unitarian Universalists having different concepts of God, what can Teshuvah mean for us?
Speaker: Darya Aberback
As we approach the Labor Day holiday, let’s try to see it in a new way. In addition to honoring our work efforts as they are, might we reorient our efforts to shape them into what they can be?
In many passages the Bible suggests that there are several “gods” – not just one. Also, many people today do things in the name of “God.” Which “God” might they be talking about? Are we sure we’re all talking about the same one?
If we allow ourselves to become insular, we lose any chance of becoming diverse in our thinking as well as our demographics. We also fail to share UU principles with the world around us; this is becoming more important now than ever.
How does our culture and experiences affect how we look at and assess the world and those around us? How does travel to other countries with very different cultures and life experiences can open our eyes to the variety of perspectives?
Through the story of immigrants, we can learn lessons valuable to all areas of our own lives. The willingness to leave the unfamiliar, as well as courage and openness to change are among the qualities that characterize immigrants. These qualities can also apply to many … read more.
Many of us likely take for granted the privilege of having a roof over our head and a warm bed to sleep in each evening yet on any given night in America up to 1 million people are without this privilege. Let us examine our … read more.
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.
In the years leading up to the Civil War, Unitarian minister Theodore Parker was one of the most influential people in in America. On Sundays, he routinely preached to crowds in excess of 2000. Despite this, he was branded a heretic and an outcast by … read more.
This multigenerational service will be our annual Blessing of the Animals celebration. Winged, feathered, furry, single-legged, multi-legged, no-legged…ANY animal will be welcome… (that includes you too!)