Speaker: Rev. Marcus Hartlief

The Faith of a Baby Donkey

Faith can be one of those challenging words for Unitarian Universalists. But what if faith isn’t about believing in the unbelievable, but instead an act of courageous hope in the face of ultimate uncertainty? Christian preachers of the “Prosperity Gospel” and New Age pop-theology movements … read more.

Become a Theologian

Things don’t always go as planned and if you really let it in, reality has a nasty habit of defying expectations. What do we do in the moments when what is clashes with how we think it should be? Can we let the unexpected lead … read more.

Hope Within History

Last Spring, about half the congregation participated in a series of listening circles to reflect on the history of this community and share hopes and dreams for our future. This Rev. Marcus will share his reflections on those conversations and try to answer the questions, … read more.

Old Turtle and the Broken Truth

Join us for ingathering Sunday as we celebrate coming together at the beginning of our new church year with our ritual of water and stones! In this intergenerational service, we will sing, play and make meaning together as we tell the story of a broken … read more.

Sun, Sweat and Skipping Stones

The end of the season draws near. School resumes, and many of us just now begin to look ahead, planning for schedules and holidays in the months to come. Yet summertime dreams of rivers and trails, of road trips and festivals, still linger among us. … read more.

Waking Up from the American Dream

As we celebrate the 4th of July, many of us find ourselves wrestling with the good, the bad and the ugly of our country’s culture and role in the world. Can we celebrate independence as we yearn to live into a deeper practice of interdependence?

The Alchemy of Making

The world is full of beauty, but there is no limit to how much can be made. The ability to create, to make more beauty, is a part of our human birthright. So why can it be so challenging? And how do those of us … read more.

The Language of the Flowers

Flower Communion is a uniquely UU ritual, a celebration of the beauty of life and diversity in all its forms. As we honor this tradition today, we are reminded that our world is again in need of our radical vision of one interdependent earth family. … read more.

Saving Paradise 📶

Theologians Rebecca Parker and Rita Nakashima Brock encountered a footnote in an art history book that claimed the first depictions of Jesus’ crucifixion did not appear until the 10th century. Their journey to discover why has led to a radical re-imagining of early Christian theology … read more.

The Opposite of Worry 📶

Curiosity can be a spiritual practice that unlocks hearts and opens doorways to connection and understanding. How can we practice radical curiosity as an antidote to the modern tribalism plaguing our culture?