Sunday Services

January Theme: Authority/Leadership

January 5: Leadership without Authority
By Pax Whitmore
How to lead when you have no actual power, be it through example, attitude, or activism.

January 12: You’re Not the Boss of Me!
By Rev. Cathy Corbin-Mannino
Some people are in leadership positions that we do not want to follow. How to recognize and respond to “appropriate” authority.

January 19: Words Create Worlds
By Sharon Moore and David Moore
An airing of cringe-worthy and embraceable religious words that have shaped our UU worlds.

January 26: Of Leaders and Lemmings
By Rev. Cathy Corbin-Mannino
We, the church, the world, the neighborhood, are in need of good leaders. What qualities truly inspire compassionate action rather than agitate and manipulate?

We come together at 10:30 am each Sunday morning to shape and define what is of value and worth to us, and to sing, meditate, and share our lives with one another. Our services focus on topics of spiritual, social and current concerns. Our Worship is designed to meet the diversity of spiritual paths that are embraced within Unitarian Universalism. Sunday mornings offer a celebration of community, an intellectual challenge, and a deepening of the heart.

Our Sunday Services are varied and unique, but generally we have an opening piece of music followed by a welcome statement, then a call to worship. Next there is a time for church announcements, and that is often followed by a time for sharing brief personal joys and sorrows. Then we often sing a hymn, which is followed by a children’s story.

After the children’s story, our children usually leave the service to attend classes or play. After the children’s recessional we collect the weekly offering with musical accompaniment, and then the main speaker is introduced. The Minister or guest speaker delivers the sermon, and we conclude with another hymn followed by closing words and then a final musical postlude. After the service we usually have a light lunch, coffee, and refreshing conversation.

There is no dress code requirement for our church. Some folks wear blue jeans and a T-shirt, others wear shorts and a tank top, and a few dress more traditionally in a conservative style. Wear what you are comfortable in, and you will be welcomed!