The Transcendentalists—Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Margaret Fuller—and their friends were among the first on these shores to infuse American Protestantism with eastern philosophy and practice. Their influence has shaped Unitarian Universalist spirituality in ways you may find familiar.
Speaker: Rev. Cynthia Prescott
Introduced in Czechoslovakia 1923 by the Unitarian minister Rev. Norbert Capek, the Flower Ceremony is one of Unitarian Universalism’s few “native” rituals, a late spring celebration of children, flowers and community.
Unitarian Universalism’s progressive heritage comes to us from both branches of the ancestral family tree. The ideals and values we hold dearest have Unitarian and Universalist origins of particular meaning in our quest for greater socio-economic diversity.
Celebrating the “blue-green hills” of our precious planetary home.
“When in Rome, do as you done in Milledgeville.” Author and Georgia native Flannery O’Connor was a devout Catholic who deplored being dismissed by critics as a female Christian writer from the South. A yearning to be “intelligently holy” permeates her writing and her life at … read more.
A multi-generational celebration of the many traditions of spring and Easter among us. May we learn from one another.
What happens when you’ve followed every rule of forgiving and being forgiven but, later, doubts emerge, and the first person you doubt is yourself?
A multi-generational service coordinated by the UUMAN Social Justice Committee.
Professional leadership is the biggest-ticket line item in a congregation’s budget. Yet no minister ministers alone. The start of UUMAN’s annual stewardship campaign seems like a good time to delve into the Many Mysteries of Ministry.
25th anniversary celebration service, featuring reflections on UUMAN Past, Present and Future—and a special message from our youth and children.