November 23: Saying Thanks in a Troubled World
Rocky Morrison, Worship Leader
Holly Harwood, Worship Associate
How can we give thanks with so much trouble in our world? Wars, diseases, political dysfunction, homelessness and hunger seem to plague our planet. How can we be thankful?
November 30: Gratitude Bundle for Mother Earth
Pennie Opal Plant, Guest Speaker
Wyndy Knox Carr, Worship Associate
December 7: Help for the Holidays
The winter holidays can be difficult for many of us. There is so much pressure to spend more money than we have. There is so much pressure to be happy and to have fun. For those of us who are grieving the loss of loved ones, for those of us whose families are not as healthy or as warm and as accepting as we might hope, this time of year can be particularly challenging. It is important to remember that we are not alone in our complicated emotions. It is important to remember that we too can experience joy.
December 14: How the Unitarians Saved Christmas
There was an earlier war against Christmas, and the Unitarians won. This will be a fun service and a fascinating history lesson.
December 21: The Longest Night: a Solstice Ritual
This will be an intergenerational service as we ritually leave behind some of what now longer serves us. We will embrace the dark and its healing powers.
Wednesday December 24: Christmas Eve Candlelight Service 5:00 PM
This will be an intergenerational, and fairly traditional, Christmas Eve service which will include a liberal interpretation of the Christmas story and lots of carols,