Archives: Services

Cornbread Communion

Intergenerational Service Service Leader: Ginger Yoder, Director of Family Ministries
Celebrant: Chelsea Byrd Llewallen
In the UU Tradition each of us is a holy being capable of both receiving and giving blessings, as illustrated in our annual Cornbread Communion service. Join us for this ritual … read more.

The Guesthouse

Service Leader: The Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Stevens
Celebrant: Melissa Francik
Rumi’s well-known poem begins with the line, “This being human is a guest house.” It will serve as a jumping off point for reflecting on what might show up in our lives over the holiday, … read more.

The Prophethood of All Believers

Service Leader: The Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Stevens

Celebrant: Peggy Jenkins
James Luther Adams, perhaps the greatest Unitarian Universalist theologian of the 20th century, believed and taught that liberal religion has a pivotal role to play in society, and that all members share in the responsibility of … read more.

Being Wrong as a Spiritual Practice

Service Leader: The Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Stevens
Celebrant: Tina Hilding
Life is complex, and though we do our best, we inevitably make mistakes and get it wrong sometimes. Maybe more often than not! What shifts in our lives and in our world when we embrace … read more.

Stones of Remembrance

Service Leaders: The Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Stevens and Rebecca Rod
Our annual service that remembers and honors those who have gone before will focus this year on the many losses we’ve endured as individuals and as a community over the years of the pandemic.

Celebrating the Living Tradition

Service Leader: The Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Stevens
Celebrant: Elisabeth Berlinger
Our Unitarian Universalist values have been handed down from generation to generation for hundreds of years, always evolving and changing, embodied differently in each historical moment. This service will celebrate people of all ages and … read more.

The Six Types of Courage

Service Leader: The Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Stevens
What do physical, social, moral, emotional, intellectual and spiritual courage look like? And how do we embrace each brave dimension in our lives?

Indigenous People’s Day

Guest Speaker: Stacia Morfin
Celebrant: The Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Stevens
How can historical tourism and education strengthen our understanding of Indigenous peoples as well as our relationship with the tribes and the land?

Regret, Repair and Renewal

Service Leader: The Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Stevens
Celebrant: Fran Rodriguez
In the midst of the Jewish High Holy Days, just a few days before Yom Kip- pur, we’ll reflect on the Jewish theology of redemption and fresh starts.

The Prophetic Presence

Service Leader: The Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Stevens

What are the ways our new building supports our ministry to the wider community? How can we more fully and fearlessly embody our values in the public square?