March 26 - "Solidarity for a Shrunken World" - Chelsea Rudman, Worship Leader

This service explores our connection to the workers around the world who make the consumer products we use every day, and the responsibility we have as Unitarian Universalists, under the 2nd and 6th principles, to ensure they are treated fairly.

Chelsea Rudman is the Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships for the Worker Rights Consortium (WRC), an independent labor rights monitoring organization, conducting investigations of working conditions in factories around the globe. Chelsea is a lifelong UU who grew up in our Fellowship, and is currently active in All Souls congregation in Washington, D.C.

April 2 - "Living Your Questions Now" (New Member Sunday) - Rev. Margie Allen

“Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves,” wrote Rainer Maria Rilke. On embracing uncertainty and doubt in a world that demands conviction.

April 9 - “Dystopia and Utopia” - Rev. Margie Allen

An exploration of the human dream of a good (in Greek eu-) place (in Greek topos) and the human fear of a bad (in Greek dys-) place in which to live. This was the topic explored at the Ohio River collegial study group Linda and I attended last fall.

April 16 - “How the Light Gets In” (Easter Sunday Service) - Rev. Margie Allen

This Easter Sunday I wonder with you what Unitarian Universalism offers to us when life feels unbearable. In the darkest hour—light. We also dedicate some children to their spiritual journeys and pledge to support them along their way.

April 23 - "Ancient Mother" (Earth Day Service) - led by Earthkeepers

This service-for-all-ages will focus on the little-known phenomenon of Temperate Rainforests, their beauty, diversity, locales and challenges. Our future ecologists [our children] will join us and participate in the entire service.

April 30 - “Walking” - Rev. Margie Allen

On walking as a spiritual practice and the insights walkers draw from their experience.

May 7 - “The Heart” - Rev. Margie Allen

I have had the privilege of studying and practicing the care of the human heart in two very different, yet intimately related, professional capacities: as an open heart intensive care nurse and as a minister. Some thoughts on how hearts keep us alive.