Worship Services

 

 

              Services at 9 and 11 AM

January 6 How has Religion Helped and Hindered Oppression?

Throughout history, religion has offered respite from a wearying world, healing for those in pain, and sometimes even surety about one’s fate in life. At the same time, horrible things have occurred, or been caused to occur, in the name of religion. On this day of Epiphany, Christians are celebrating the visit of the Magi to Jesus in his manger, at which time the Magi recognized in this family of poor migrants some semblance of holiness. As we seek to counter oppressions in our society, we proclaim the holiness in every single human being.

Worship Leader: Rev. Michael Walker

January 13 Building Bridges Across Divisions

Join us this Sunday as several members share their thoughts and reflections on racism and the insights from the book “White Fragility” by Robin DiAngelo.  

Worship Leaders: Meg Dorsey & George Lowry

January 20 What Does the “Letter from the Birmingham Jail” Mean to Us Today?

Today, we commemorate the prophetic witness and drive to achieve civil rights and social justice by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In honor, Rev. Mike will take a look back at one of King’s pivotal writings, which he penned from jail after a marching in a campaign to end racism and segregation. In this letter, he defends non-violent resistance and calls on all people, including white brothers and sisters, to join their black brothers and sisters in the struggle.

Worship Leader: Rev. Michael Walker

January 27 Justice, Equity and Compassion

In the Second Principle of Unitarian Universalism, we affirm and promote justice, equity and compassion in human relations. Does this include immigrants? The poor? Women, or gay people, or people of color? Does this include the Trumpites? Is there a place where we draw a line, or do we express the words of our principles as their basic meaning? This is a day for questions, and maybe we can find some answers together.

Worship Leader: Rev. Michael Walker