What is behind the growing tendency of people claiming they are “spiritual but not religious”? Why are so many in our time finding the word “religion” problematic, and is there a way we can reclaim religion?
I want to begin by sharing some stories.
About six years ago, two young adults, Alie and Emma, traveled from our home congregation in upstate New York to Central America on a mission trip to a poor community in San Salvador. They were excited to get … read more.
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 … read more.
Readings and Text
Opening Words Laura Esquivel’s novel Like Water For Chocolate:
Each of us is born with a box of matches inside us, but we can’t strike them all by ourselves; we need oxygen and a candle to help. In this case, the oxygen for example, … read more.
Linda Anderson returns to offer some wise words and loving insight on simplicity.
This sermon was delivered at a Maundy Thursday service, held at Clinton Memorial AME Zion Church in Greenport, NY, on Thursday, April 13, 2017.
Sometimes the gentle moments are the most striking. There’s a lot to grab our attention this week: the crowds at the gates … read more.
A Time for All Ages
“The Most Peaceful Day of the Week” by Amy Petrie Shaw
Today in the service, we’ll be talking about wisdom that comes from things that are funny, absurd, satirical, and witty. Sometimes those things creep in at the worst times, like when … read more.
An exploration of the spiritual side of song.
NOTE: We are meeting at Custer Institute (Bayview Road) this Sunday.
Do you have questions about Unitarian Universalism, theology, history, scriptures, or religion? Bring them to the service, where Pastor Kimberley will offer her perspectives on your burning questions.