Join us on Sunday, December 10th at 6 pm for our annual Candlelight Service at Stevens Chapel. The service will be in person and streamed on Zoom. Don’t miss this warm and welcoming tradition!
Speaker: Reverend Janet Newton
Join us for a service that explores what it might mean to ourselves with care when our souls, or spirits, or minds, or bodies — or, indeed, all of those — feel ragged from our encounters with the world. Can we care better for one … read more.
“Welcome to the Season of Saunter” with Rev. Janet Newton
As we embark on another school and church year and say goodbye to the Island summer, may we welcome into our bodies and community the gifts of slowing down, breathing deep, and sauntering slowly … read more.
Prisms of Love: Since before recorded history, human beings have been trying to understand the threads that stitch together love, justice, power, and forgiveness. From rappers and pop-song-writers to famous novelists; ancient philosophers to theologians across the religious spectrum — layers upon layers of refracting … read more.
This Sunday we find ourselves pushed into reckoning. Reckoning on a national level as we work to keep our energies focused on exposing and responding to injustice. And reckoning on a community level as we struggle through the impact and grief that accompany love and … read more.
We hope you are planning to join us on 1/8/23, whether in person or online, for our first service on January’s theme of Finding our Center, with a sermon on Star Lessons.
We’ll use our time in worship to ponder the concept of epiphanies — … read more.
Sunday, December 18 at 5 pm
Our Candlelight Service with our choir led by Peter Boak
In his writings on religious community, influential Unitarian Universalist theologian James Luther Adams was profoundly influenced by the Jewish philosopher Martin Buber’s description of human beings as “promise-making, promise-keeping, promise-breaking, promise-renewing creature[s].” These promises exist within our tradition through our devotion to the … read more.
The French have a term — l’esprit de l’escalier — which is often translated as ‘staircase wit.’ It refers to those moments when you think of the perfect reply to someone, but just a little too late: as you descend the staircase away from the … read more.