Service, Maundy Thursday, March 20, 2008

“Facing Mortality, Embracing Equality” by Rev. Preston Moore For the second time in the history of our church, we will celebrate Maundy Thursday with an evening service. Please come to the sanctuary at 6 pm for nourishment of the body – a simple and spiritual supper in the manner of the early Christian church –followed by nourishment of the spirit …

Sermon, Maundy Thursday, March 20, 2008

“Facing Mortality, Embracing Equality” by Rev. Preston Moore For the second time in the history of our church, we will celebrate Maundy Thursday with an evening service. Please come to the sanctuary at 6 pm for nourishment of the body – a simple and spiritual supper in the manner of the early Christian church –followed by nourishment of the spirit …

Sunday Service, March 16, 2008

“Metaphor is a Bridge” by Rev. Jennifer Ryu, Co-minister The Greek roots of the word ‘metaphor’ describe a movement from one place to another, carrying us across divisions and obstacles to understanding. We know what happens when people take religious metaphor to be truth. But a similar cost is borne by those who cast aside religious metaphor as untrue. The …

Sunday Service March 9, 2008

“Beauty Eternal” by Rev. Jennifer Ryu, Co-minister In times of uncertainty, we seek beauty to soothe our soul—in nature, the arts, and in other people. But sometimes we can fall into despair at the diminishment of beauty in our world and the rise of ugliness in the way we treat one another and the earth. Poetry, dance, and music will …

Worship Service, Sunday March 3, 2008

Worship Associates, “Change” Change: it’s a natural part of life, but how do we view it, deal with it, even change it? We share our perspectives in word and song. Worship Associate service led by Anne Stevens, Connie Skidmore, and David Hamilton. Special original music performed by Felicia Brathwaite and Heather Jinmaku Order of Service Prelude: “Mighty Fine” by Heather …

Service, Sunday, February 17, 2008

Reverend Preston Moore, “That ‘Versus’ Between the Individual and the Community” That IS how it gets characterized quite often, isn’t it? “The interests of the individual versus the interests of the community.” Like an endless tug of war. Is this really an apt description of this fundamental relationship in human living? Is an uneasy truce as good as it can …

Worship Service, Sunday February 10, 2008

Reverend Preston Moore, “For Love or Money” It’s that time again – for our annual stewardship campaign. Think of it as a referendum on whether to stay in the church business for another year. Or whether to delete old pieces from our shared endeavor and/or add new pieces to it. You can vote by paper ballot or electronically – cash, …

Worship Service, Sunday, February 3, 2008

Whither Tradition in a Nontraditional Church? Didn’t many of us choose UUism because we wanted to be free of the heavy hand of traditional religion? But in a world in which change has taken on a continuously near-chaotic quality, don’t many of us also cherish the stability and familiarity of doing certain things in the same way each time, over …