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Postcards

In this multigenerational service, we’ll hear some of the notes from the field where you have had, in different forms, conversations with the world’s religions. Please see Pastor Kimberley’s column, Grace Notes, for more information.  

Simply Pray – Sermon Text

Let us pray. Now… some of you instantly bowed your head a bit, maybe you closed your eyes. Perhaps you took in a deep breath as you waited to hear how I started the prayer and to whom I addressed it. Others of you did that, but you also groaned a little inside, because you … Continued

A Mile Wide

In this multigenerational service, we will celebrate World Religions Day through stories, songs, and a ritual to honor the seven billion people on this planet who hold some sort of religious belief, ritual, practice, or tradition.  

Shifting the Narrative – Sermon Text

Back in the mid 1980s, I moved to North Carolina. Now if you’ve ever lived in North Carolina, you know that the most important question is not “what’s your name” or “what do you do for a living” – it’s “What college basketball team do you support?” Because my friends were graduates of NC State … Continued

Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life – Reading

The following responsive reading was shared in the service; the remaining texts were largely stories and tales from the world’s religions. For more information about the book the service was based on, check it out here: Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life by Karen Armstrong. The demands of compassion are daunting – how do we … Continued

Welcome Spring!

We will gather on the grounds of the church for a short ritual to welcome spring and offer our gratitude for the earth and the renewal of the year.

Many Windows, One Light

From whence cometh our faith?  We will take a look at the sources of Unitarian Universalism as they inform our principles.   Text is unavailable; recording is forthcoming.