Month: November 2023

Upcoming in Religious Education

Sunday, December 3rd – Regular Sunday morning programs followed by our multigenerational after-service holiday party; Junior High Youth Group holiday activities in the evening

Sunday, December 10th – Multigenerational Sunday Service with our Christmas Pageant (no other programs); Deadline for bringing in Mitten Tree gifts

Sunday, December … read more.

From Our Minister – Rev. Tony Lorenzen

“Mystery is the Meeting Place of Science and Spirituality”

Dear Beloveds,

A dozen years ago I read a book by journalist Steve Volk titled Fringe*ology: How I Tried to Explain Away the Unexplainable – And Couldn’t. Volk surveys the work being done to study various area of … read more.

December – SPIRITUAL CHALLENGE – Embrace Ambiguity and Paradox

SPIRITUAL CHALLENGEEmbrace Ambiguity and Paradox.

The winter holiday season presents many opportunities for meandering in mystery, intentionally inhabiting liminal space, wandering in wonder, and exploring ambiguities.  This is my challenge to you this December – Embrace ambiguity and paradox.

Virgins can’t give birth, the Roman … read more.

December Sunday Services

One Service at 10am EXCEPT for December 24

Sunday, December 3    Fringe-ology – Rev. Tony Lorenzen

Rev. Tony reflects on the meeting place between science and spirituality, noting the profound opportunities for reveling in mystery during the winter holiday season.

Holiday Party – You are invited! After service on … read more.

Ministy/Team News

From the Membership Team                                                                   
by Heather Smith

We look forward to welcoming New Members during the December 3 Sunday service. We will welcome Jonathan and Dale Hill, Jon Langdon Phillips, and Kirk Keniston in the service led by Rev. Tony Lorenzen. We hope you can join … read more.

Upcoming Events – December

New Group for Caregivers of LGBTQIA+ Young People

Parents of LGBTQIA+ young people, please join us in gathering on the first Friday of every month from 7:30-9PM for mutual support and celebration of our kids. Our December meeting will take place on December 1st. Please … read more.

Notes on 200 Years and More

Notes on Two Hundred Years (and More)
by Douglas H. Parkhurst

New lay leaders, whether serving Unitarian Universalist groups styled churches, congregations, fellowships, or societies, quickly become aware of the weekly and monthly challenges, problems, and opportunities facing their organizations. Such issues might involve preaching and worship … read more.

UUA News and Events

Wednesday, December 20, 2023 at 4 pm PT/ 5 pm MT/ 6 pm CT/ 7 pm ET

The Winter Solstice occurs when Earth’s axis tilts away from the sun, making it the shortest day and longest night of the year for those living in the … read more.