Speaker: Rev. Joy Atkinson
The past few months have had a feeling of unreality about them, like a collective bad dream. Life in these times seems fraught with danger: fires near us have taken lives, devastated communities and darkened our skies, a wild new virus is sickening millions, claiming … read more.
This is the last service presented by Interim Minister Rev. Joy Atkinson. In the sermon, Rev. Joy will wrap up her two-year interim ministry among us and bid us a fond farewell. The service will also celebrate Father’s Day.
Join us for the annual Flower Ceremony—a distinctly UU ritual instituted in June of 1923 by the Rev. Norbert Capek, minister of the Prague Unitarian Church, and now celebrated widely in Unitarian and UU churches around the world. Please bring a flower for every member … read more.
Our interim minister will sum up the two-year transitional period we have just passed through, address the current state of the congregation, and take a look at what the future may hold for UUCM.
When we are aware of the manifold gifts of life, we feel bathed in grace, as though we are resting in the arms of the cosmic mother. The sermon will explore the meaning of grace in different religious traditions and in our own experience.
The service will celebrate the 48th annual Earth Day and explore the principle of “biophilia”—our human sense of kinship with other living things that share this planet.
What do we want to receive from being in a religious community like the UU Congregation of Marin? What are we prepared to offer one another to make sure that this congregation survives and thrives, and lives into its promising future? The service will flow … read more.
We strive to be in control so much of the time, but sometimes the wisest course of action resides in letting go or letting be. The sermon will explore the spiritual practice of surrender.