Speaker: Rev. Marcus Hartlief

Christmas Eve Pajama Service

Our five o’clock service is especially for children and their families. We’ll sing popular Christmas carols and tell stories about the magic of the season in our cozy fireside room. Come in pajamas if you like!

To Know the Dark 📶

As we near the longest night of the year, the universe invites us inward. Our holiday rituals lift up and celebrate the light, but they also point to a special wisdom that can come only from waiting in the dark.

One Foot in Front of the Other 📶

How am I ever going to get through the holidays? How will you ever finish that to do list? Not to mention, how are we ever going to solve our homelessness crisis and bring equity to our schools? And we haven’t even started talking about climate change. What … read more.

The Fool and the Magician 📶

This week we begin December’s worship theme, “What does it mean to be a people of Mystery?” The desire for certainty runs deep in the organization of our psyches. When we reach the edges of what our reason can be certain about, we can find ourselves troubled and … read more.

The Enemy Story 📶

Despite all the spiritual teachings that entreat us to love our enemies and see them as teachers, it’s awfully easy to find ourselves gritting our teeth and wishing bad things for another. Every day we come across people who are annoying, stupid, mean and … read more.

The Sea of Stories 📶

I heard a talk show host recently joke about feeling nostalgic for the time when the news was boring. Many of us feel tossed and turned these days in the constant tumult of emotionally riveting headlines. And we are scared and confused in the … read more.

Between the Worlds

Rituals from cultures around the world recognize this as a time of the year “when the veil between the worlds is thinnest,” a time to connect with our ancestors and beloved dead. This Sunday we honor those we have inherited our vision from through … read more.

Visions of Paradise 📶

All religious traditions have some sort of eschatology, visions of where we originally came from and where we will ultimately end up. What eschatologies have we inherited from our wider culture and our UU tradition and why does it matter? This Sunday we explore … read more.