Come Celebrate UUCSJS Interweave group History (His story), Herstory (Her story) — is the humankind story of all of us. June is Gay Pride month, a time to celebrate and also to reflect on the stories of all LGBTQ people. Your friends and fellow members of UUCSJS will give you a glimpse of their life … Continued
It’s Complicated… Part 2 Rev. Dawn Fortune Father’s Day is another secular holiday that brings families together, including parents and grandparents, in-laws and out-laws, to celebrate the role of fatherhood in our culture. At least that’s the general idea. What it has become is a marketing opportunity for sellers of “dad stuff,” ranging from ties … Continued
If I Could Be A Superhero Lay Speaker Matt Honig From Superman to Spider-Man, from Wonder Woman to Captain Marvel, our media is full of heroes, though some segments of the population are better represented than others. But media isn’t the only place you can find a hero. Our modern-day heroes come from many places. … Continued
The Courage to Teach Our annual celebration of all things related to our Religious Education program. Our Director of Religious Education for the past 11 years, Heidi Jannsch, is leaving her position at the end of June. This will be a day to celebrate Heidi, along with all of the RE teachers and volunteers, and … Continued
Honor, Sacrifice, and Peace Rev. Dawn Fortune Memorial Day was originally called “Decoration Day,” a tradition begun to honor soldiers killed during the American Civil War. Since that time, it has become a day set aside to honor all United States soldiers killed in battle. As people committed to peace, how do we honor those … Continued
The DeMasi Brothers Guest musicians Joseph and John DeMasi Music has always been an important part in movements of social change. Join award winning twin brothers and UU musicians/singer/songwriter/humorists Joseph and John DeMasi as they present songs that will inspire, motivate, enlighten and touch on issues that are relevant today.
It’s Complicated… Part 1 Rev. Dawn Fortune Mother’s Day is complex, sometimes chaotic, or fraught. On this day we will celebrate all of the chaos and glory of spring with our annual flower communion, as well as welcoming new members into our congregation and offering a child dedication. We will consider motherhood, babies, and what … Continued
Ain’t That Good News! Guest minister Rev. Amy Petrie Shaw Unitarian Universalism has a message of good news for the world, and it is too big not to share. Come and join Rev. Amy Shaw as we explore hope and agency in troubled times, and our role in spreading the Word.
To Infinity! And Beyond! Rev. Dawn Fortune Service Auction Winning Bidders Paul and Helen Utts have chosen the topic for this sermon. What does it mean to peer into the future? Lacking a crystal ball, how do we divine what lies in store for us? It has been said that “luck” is when opportunity meets … Continued
For the Beauty of the Earth Rev. Dawn Fortune Earth Day 2018 prompts us to look anew with wonder at the world in which we live. For centuries, humanity treated the planet as though it was a consumable product with endless supply. Scientists have long warned that human behavior needs to change if we are … Continued