June 17: Annual Flower Ceremony

10 AM led by the Sunday Service Committee

Please join us for our annual celebration of Flower Communion.  Bring a blossom to share and consider the beautiful, robust, diverse bouquet we make together!  The tradition of flower communion began in the 1930’s in Prague as a ritual to celebrate diversity and open to people of all religions.

June 3: Healthy Community: Right Relations, Forgiveness and Grace

10 AM with Rev. Patience Stoddard

At my exit interview with Joe Sullivan, he asked what I regrets I had– things the I or the congregation and I had done that I wish we had not done or problems that remained unaddressed. I honestly couldn’t think of any. This congregation is certainly not perfect but it is, I believe, healthy. What has brought about this health and vitality and how might it continue to develop into the future?

Today’s service will include a Bridging Ceremony honoring our High School seniors as they embark on new adventures!

Simultaneous children’s religious education

After the service, we will have a potluck at 11:30, followed by UUCUV’s Annual Meeting at noon.

May 20: The Rivers Meet the Sea

10 AM with our ministerial candidate, Jan Hutslar

The joining of each individual’s story and spirit creates the ocean of community. We celebrate the covenantal relationship of our faith, and the strength and resilience of this collective of UU’s.

Simultaneous children’s religious education

Followed by members voting on the calling of Jan as minister for our congregation.

May 6: We Are the Ones

10 AM with Rev. Patience Stoddard

Learning to see through less rose-colored (aka white) glasses can be a discomforting process and learning to put this new vision into practice is not easy.  However UU congregations all over the country are beginning to work on doing just that.   This service will reflect on the progress being made and the ways this work may deepen our spiritual practice as individuals and as a congregation.

Shared Plate this Sunday–to benefit the UUA Promise and Practice Campaign

 

Simultaneous children’s religious education

April 15: Dying: It’s Not All About You

10 AM with Cappy and Mark Nunlist

Death is not just an event. It is a process that starts at birth and becomes more intensive as we reach the end of our life span. This process involves family members and other loved ones, caretakers, medical personnel, and has profound financial consequences. The service will raise questions as to the proper role for each of these participants in one’s death.

The service will be followed by a workshop that will provide the opportunity to explore the questions raised. It will be facilitated by Cappy Nunlist, Mark Nunlist (a retired family practice physician) and Lori Fortini (D-H Aging Resource Center Program Leader and D-H Honoring Decisions First Steps Facilitator).

Simultaneous children’s religious education