Topic: World Religions

The Return of Paganism

We have all likely heard people say that they are “spiritual but not religious.” Might this simply be indicative of a rejection of the traditional organized religions? Might it also be indicative of a return to pagan spirituality? What might this mean?

Music: Alex Pietsch and the Chalice Choir

MLK World Café

Come and engage with others in a multi-generational world café format as we unpack the implications of Martin Luther King Jr.’s work on our work today. What can we learn from one another?

This will be a 50/50 Sunday. We will be sharing the plate offerings with the Equal Justice Initiative

Music: Alex Pietsch and the Chalice Choir.

America’s Native Stories

The story of Thanksgiving goes back to the Pilgrims who landed at Plymouth Rock. Yet before they were here there were already people here – loving their loved ones and living their lives. Let’s hear some of their stories – stories of creation, stories of … read more.

The Beauty of Imperfection

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, begins at sundown on Tuesday. It is the holiest day of the year in Judaism.  We return to this holy day year after year because we are imperfect – some might say perfectly imperfect. What might this mean for us?

(This will be a New Member Sunday)

Rosh Hashana for UUs

The meaning of Rosh Hashanah is to “awaken the listeners from their slumber (by blowing the shofar) and to alert them of the upcoming day of atonement and judgement.” It also commemorates the creation of the world.

It’s celebrated with prayers, greetings and symbolic foods such as apples dipped in honey (symbolic of wishing a sweet new year), dates, black-eyed peas, leeks, spinach, gourds, beets, gefilte fish, pomegranates, and challah bread.

Sunday, November 26 – The Prophet of Islam

By 2050, Islam will likely be the largest non-Christian religion in the United States. This Friday, many Muslims celebrate Eid Milad ul-Nabi – the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad. What do we know about the Prophet? What do we know about Islam? How can we work … read more.