Topic: Standard Sunday Service

A Principled Path

Unitarian Universalist Congregations have covenanted (promised) to affirm and promote our seven principles. How do we do that, as a congregation and as individuals? What are the challenges? Even when we try very hard, sometimes we break those promises. Can this faith hold us even … read more.

Overshadowed by Love

This Sunday, we pause to reflect on the ancient mystery at the center of the traditional Christmas story. What can we learn from Mystery in our modern lives?

Rev. Emily Hartlief is a UU minister and Rev. Marcus Hartlief’s beloved spouse.

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.

Love’s in Need of Love Today 📶

Love needs us to be accountable for how our compliance, silence, resistance to change, and fear endangers those in vulnerable spaces.

Ashley is a Master of Divinity student at San Francisco Theological Seminary. She is anticipating graduation in 2019 and is interested in providing pastoral counseling … read more.

YRUU Service: Stone Soup

The Annual Stone Soup Service will be designed and conducted by the youth again this year. What will the cast of characters overlaying the story be this year? Wizard of OZ? Harry Potter? Marvel Superheroes? Come to find out and enjoy this family-oriented service. 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.