Sunday November 10, 2013 at 9 AM & 11 AM “What About Prayer?” Prayer is an important religious practice in many faith traditions. Some Unitarian Universalists make prayer part of their spiritual life while others are uncomfortable with it. Prayer means many different things to different people. For some, it is asking God for intervention in their life, while for others it is the contemplation of one's life from the highest point of view (paraphrasing Emerson). Do you pray? WouldRead more about WHAT ABOUT PRAYER?
This morning we will all be together as an intergenerational community for worship. Both our services will be jointly led by our Director of Religious Education, Michelle Cote, and our Minister, Tom Rosiello. There will be lots of participation by folks of all ages, especially our children, and there will be lots of kid friendly singing and music. It will be a joy-filled morning that sums up what our children and youth have learned and we have explored in worship over the past eight weeks regarding our Unitarian Universalist Principles. Read more about Promises and Principles
We often celebrate the season with a beautiful and reflective vesper service. Summer is over and Fall is in the air. It is a time of both great beauty and some sadness. It calls up many memories and emotions. In the quiet of a candle lit church we will reflect on the Fall season in words, music and a time of silence. You are invited to bring a poem or short reading that captures this season for you to share in the service. Trish Woods will provide the music. Read more about Come Autumn Time
We are called by our 7th principle to "Respect the Interdependent web of all existence." Today we explore our connection to the earth and all her creatures and the theology and practice of "An Earth-Saving Faith." There will be music and words from our Native American tradition as well as many others, and at the 11 AM Service our Choir will be singing an exciting new anthem called, "Creator Rhythm" which captures the message of our 7th principle. Read more about An Earth-Saving Faith
We live in a world that is anything but peaceful. Senseless acts of violence at home put fear in our hearts and wars rage on the world stage. Our 6th Unitarian Universalist principle calls us to"affirm and promote the goal of world community with peace liberty and justice for all." Worship will be led by our minister, Tom Rosiello, and there will be song Read more about Building Peace
We are part of the free church tradition which means your beliefs are not dictated by the words of a creed written centuries ago but rather are the product of you own searching for the truth. How do we do that searching responsibly and where might that search lead? The Rev. Tom Rosiello will preach the sermon. There will be beautiful music at both services with our Adult Choir singing an African Welcome Song and the anthem "The Road Home" based on a lovely old folk tune. Read more about A free and responsible search for truth and meaning (4th principle)