Buddhism – The Doctor is (With) In Lay speaker Cynthia Grzywinski The Buddha said “I teach only about suffering and the transformation of suffering.” Buddhism contends suffering is a manifestation of the mind and the attachments it creates. It follows that our minds can be used toward its cessation. Currently mindfulness and meditation practices have … Continued
Lessons & Carols By Candlelight Rev. Dawn Fortune 6 pm A traditional Christmas Eve service of carols and readings by candlelight.
The Living Nativity Rev. Dawn Fortune The story of the birth of Jesus of Nazareth is retold in live-action, improvisational style with audience participation! This is not a service you want to miss!
Sunday, December 17, 2017 Clear as Mud: Voices, Visions, and Liberation Lay Speaker Matt Honig Hearing voices is nothing new. Come join Matt in exploring just how common so-called “extreme experiences” of hearing voices and experiencing dissociation is, and learn about the Hearing Voices Network and their World Congress.
Sunday, December 10, 2017 Love’s Only Hands Guest speaker CB Ours are the only hands that love has. If the universe truly bends toward justice it is because we bend it. And we do that in community, in congregational life, together. In this service, we will explore the how and why of congregational life bending … Continued
Sunday, December 3, 2017 Advent: A Time of Waiting Rev. Dawn Fortune We have entered into the season of waiting and anticipation. We wait for the first snowfall, we wait for the killing frost, we wait for the holidays, the sales, for each new milestone as we march toward the darkest days of the winter … Continued
Sunday, November 26, 2017 The Holocaust Today Guest Speaker Doug Cervi The relevance of the Holocaust and genocide to the modern day political climate.
Sunday, November 19, 2017 Willing to be Changed By What We’ve Started Guest speaker Zr. Alex Kapitan Zr. Alex Kapitan returns to UUCSJS to talk about gender, welcome, inclusion, and the realities of change in a system on the eve of International Transgender Day of Remembrance. Alex will offer a workshop after coffee hour.
Sunday, November 12, 2017 Going Once, Going Twice, SOLD! Rev. Dawn Fortune The UUCSJS annual services auction will be held the night before this Sunday’s worship service. How much we value a thing is often directly related to how much we are willing to spend for it. Join us as we take a look at … Continued
Sunday, November 5, 2017 A Year Ago, America Voted Rev. Dawn Fortune A year ago, Americans went to the polls and elected our 45th president. Many were painfully disappointed in the outcome, and have responded to it is a variety of ways. Join us to consider what has changed and what has remained the same … Continued