Life Calls Us On

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Why are we here? What is our purpose? These are the questions that rise from the great underlying question, “What is the meaning of life?” In the Unitarian Universalist tradition, there is no single answer to these big questions. But there is one unifying message: each of us creates our own meaning and purpose. Life calls to us to use the gifts that are ours to shape a life that speaks.

Special music by the Bell Ringers

Borne on the Waters

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A Service for All Ages.
Each September, our ingathering celebration reaffirms our covenant as members of a beloved community committed to transformation in our own lives and in the life of the world. In this service, we use water, the source of human life, as a symbol of our interconnectedness to all living beings. All life emerged from water; all life requires it; and the water cycle, from rain to rivers to oceans to clouds to rain, is a continuing reminder of the cycle of life. In today’s service, we reflect on how we are born and re-born throughout our lives, as we find ways to restore our hearts, minds, and spirits as we experience life’s challenges and changes. Just as we are borne on the waters of life, this community supports and sustains us during our life’s journey. Together we covenant, and together we renew, the heart of the church.

Special music by the UU Singers; plus Amy Bernon

What Are You?

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Lyra explores personal experiences of looking and feeling “ethnically ambiguous” in this racially charged time where Black Lives Matter meets White Privilege; when people claim to be post-racial, but call the police when people of color (POC) are simply trying to have cookouts, earn money, and wait for colleagues in coffee shops. In a world where personal gender choice has become more accepted, why do ethnically ambiguous people still have to choose “what” they are?