Past Events (Page 3)

We Are a Global Faith – Rev. Morgan McLean

There are Unitarian and Unitarian Universalist groups around the globe with unique histories and traditions. This service will explore and celebrate our connections, and our differences, with our siblings in faith in Transylvania, India, and the Philippines. Rev. Morgan will also reflect on her own work of unlearning our American expectations and learning anew to…

Rainbow Connections – Rev. Caitlin Cotter Coillberg

On this National Coming Out Sunday, join Rev. Caitlin for a service all about joy, pronouns, and Love in Action.

Pure Imagination – Rev. Morgan McLean

Writing about Cosmic religion, Albert Einstein said, “imagination is more important than knowledge.” The biographical note in the publication called Einstein “the imaginative thinker first and the scientist second.” What does it mean to be an imaginative thinker? How can we cultivate our imagination?

The Many Hats We Wear – Rev. Kristin Grassel Schmidt

The different hats we wear, way to talk about boundaries, we all wear teacher and learner hats, all adults are resident theologians for kids in home and here at UUCSS (Mission and Vision: Making Them Real Workshop after worship)

We Flow As One – Rev. Kristin Grassel Schmidt and Rev. Caitlin Cotter Coillberg

Whether from your favorite beach, the stream along your faorite hiking path, or just the hose you use to water your garden, all are invited to bring some water to mingle in our annual Water Ceremony! Kids are invited to wear their swimsuits underneath their clothes so they can enjoy Splash Day after the service.

Labor Day Weekend – Rev. Kristin Grassel Schmidt

Labor Day evokes memories of black and white pictures from over a century ago, but the Labor Movement is as relevant today as it was then.

Blessing of the Bags and Backpacks – Rev. Kristin Grassel Schmidt and Rev. Caitlin Cotter Coillberg

Children and youth in our congregation and across the region are preparing for the beginning of a new school year. Even if we won’t be going to school, we can bring intention to our ongoing learning and growing. People of all ages are invited to bring their backpacks, bags, and handbags for a blessing.

A Monk, A Robot, A Cup of Tea – Guest Preacher Lora Powell-Haney

Saying yes to an impulse, a dream. Wrestling with assumptions. Existing and thriving in a world without capitalism. Making tea as a vocation and spiritual calling. How can one slim volume of science fiction hold all that possibility? We’ll explore these juicy ideas and more, using Becky Chambers’ book A Psalm for the Wild-Built as…

Dirty Dancing: Sex, Joy, and the Love of Bodies – Rev. Caitlin Cotter Coillberg

Join Rev. Caitlin for a service all about sex, the classic summer film Dirty Dancing, and the life saving power our UU theology of love and acceptance. Let’s talk about why it matters that we teach OWL (Our Whole Lives), and about what our Unitarian Universalist tradition has to say about sex and bodies and…

The Best Medicine – Guest Preacher Rev. Kimberley DebusThe Best Medicine –

Amidst the pains, sorrows, and struggles, we need the wisdom and healing that humor brings. We will explore the ways laughter helps us heal our spirits and bear the crudeness of reality – but more importantly, we are going to make space for joy and find the funny.