Dave Dunn

Faith Formation

What does “faith formation” mean to a Unitarian Universalist? How do you respond when people criticize UUism for being a faith where you can believe in “whatever you want?” If you believe that your faith (or philosophy of living (and dying)) is important … read more.

Advent, Hanukkah and Kwanza

Today marks the first day of the Christian season of Advent.

Hanukkah, beginning Dec 3, commemorates the rededication of the Second Temple.

Kwanza begins on Dec 26 and is a celebration of family, community and culture.

What can we learn from these three holiday traditions?

Bread Communion

Bread is a symbol of life-giving sustenance and today we will share a bread communion together.

Please bring a bread (homemade if possible) that elicits memories of childhood sustenance. You will have the opportunity to share this memory with us. We will then collect bread for … read more.

Who We Are

It has often been said that UUMAN is a place of refuge – a progressive island in a sea of reactionary conservatism. For someone looking for such a refuge, how might they find us? Where are our lighthouses? What are our beacons of hope? Have we been afraid to show our true colors? Have we been afraid to “come out”?

Blessing of the Animals Multigenerational Service

Please join is in our annual Blessing of the Animals service. Please bring your furried, feathered, crawling (and hopefully controlled) friends with you for an experience that is always wild and fanciful.

(Pets adorned in their Halloween costumes will get special attention. 😊)

Belonging

It is said that membership in a congregation means “taking off the bib and putting on the apron.” What might this mean? What does it mean to be a member of UUMAN? What does it compel us to do? What does it mean to … read more.

Engaging in UUMAN’s Vision

We all know UUMAN’s mission statement, but what is UUMAN’s “Vision” for the future? Where are we headed…and why are headed there? How can you participate in the creation of our shared vision together?