December 21 – "Giving" - Winter Holidays Service - Rev. Margie Allen, Gretta Johnson-Sally (DRE), and RE Friends
Join us in this intergenerational service as we look at the three holidays of Winter Solstice, Chanukah. and Christmas through stories for all ages. Help us decorate our annual Mitten Tree and sing our special rendition of "The Twelve Days of Christmas." Come celebrate the holiday season.
December 24 - Candlelight Christmas Eve Services - Rev. Margie Allen
7:00 p.m. with The Unicorn Singers; 9:00 p.m. with Peter Winkler (piano) and Dorothea Cook (violin).
December 28 – "Young Adult UU Voices" – Rev. Margie Allen
We asked some young adults who went through our UU Religious Education program to talk to us about how their UU upbringing shows up in their grown-up lives.
January 4 – “Curious Eyes” – Rev. Margie Allen
An exploration of the spiritual practice of observation. Accurate observation—free of judgment, interpretation and emotional attachments—is a key element of clear and compassionate communication.
January 11 – “Escalating Inequality” – Rev. Margie Allen
At the 2014 General Assembly in Providence, RI, delegates selected “Escalating Inequality” to be the 2014-2018 Congregational Study/Action Issue (CSAI). Understanding and challenging extreme inequality in our country is a moral imperative.
January 18 – “Martin Luther King, Jr. Day” – lay-led by Racial Concerns Committee
January 25 – “Beside Manners” – Rev. Margie Allen
Few interactions are more challenging than those we have when we reach out to people who have experienced a great loss, are dealing with a tragic situation, have received dire medical news, or are experiencing a major life shift such as divorce, the birth of a child, or meeting the proverbial “bottom” of an addiction. We’ll look at some core values and guiding principles for responding helpfully.