Speaker: Rev. Jim Coakley

Authenticity and Courage

We affirm that eveyone should be able to realize their fullest potential, but sometimes it takes a lot of courage to do so. October is designated as “Coming Out Month” – a time when those in the queer community are encouraged to proudly and publically … read more.

Covenant and Courage

“A covenant is a promise that members of a congregation make to one another, tranforming them from a collection of individuals into a faith community” – Welcome: A Unitarian Universalist Primer

Living into the true spirit of our covenant sometimes requires vulnerability and courage but … read more.

Belonging as a Spiritual Practice

Belonging to a secular organization is usually very transactionally based – a fee is paid to obtain services. However, belonging to a religious organization should be very different. This Sunday I invite you to consider belonging to our Fellowship as a spiritual practice. How does … read more.

Annual Mingling of the Waters

Every year we welcome everyone back to our Fellowship by mingling the waters of our summer together. Please bring a small sample of water representing an activity which was meaningful to you this summer. During Felllowship Time you will have an opportunity to share the … read more.

Using Art to Say the Unspeakable

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice (a.k.a. The Lynching Memorial) in Montgomery, Alabama is a stunning work of art. It is a dignified way to tell a horrific and unspoken part of our history as well as reclaim the worth and dignity of those … read more.

Living Free From Fear

In June we celebrate the blessing of living free from fear. Juneteenth honors the freedom from slavery for African Americans and Pride honors the freedom to live authentically for LGBTQ+ people. Living free from fear is essential to living into our full potential, both as … read more.

Counter Blessings

Often we appreciate blessings more if we consider what life would be like if “that” had never happened. For example, “what if my parents had never met?”. Pondering such “counter blessings” reminds us how we have become who we are and may help us focus … read more.

The Invisible Embrace

“We live between the act of awakening and the act of surrender.” – John O’Donohue. This Irish poet, priest, and philosopher helps us rediscover the true source of compassion, serenity, and hope through his writing Beauty: The Invisible Embrace.

See the UUConnect for the service logon information … read more.

Wandering in the Wilderness

The Passover story reminds us of a people wandering in the wilderness for 40 years before they awakened in their “Land of milk and honey”. What does this story tell us of times of uncertainty?

RE FOCUS:
Waking Up to the Pain and Suffering of Others. We … read more.