In-Gathering and Water Communion

From all the places we did or didn’t go this summer, we gather again to recommit ourselves to building Beloved Community. This earlier date puts us more in sync with our families with school-aged children and invites us to ask– what do we want to learn in this upcoming year and how do we want to learn it? As is our tradition, you are invited to bring some water for the ceremony. That water might come from a special vacation spot where you had fun this summer, or it might come from your kitchen faucet with gratitude for clean, running water whenever you want it. Or you might bring some symbolic water in an empty container, signifying conservation of precious resources. There are no wrong choices for this lovely tradition. Worship Leaders this week are Rev. Darcy, Matthew Mason, and Sabine Klein.

Filling Your Spirit With Song

Music and singing are integral parts of our Unitarian Universalist worship services. Whether it’s classical, rock, folk, or a cappella, music shifts the energy of worship and moves it into our bodies. This Sunday we’ll connect to Spirit, and to one another, through hymn singing, chanting, Taize and more. Worship leaders this week are Sharon Arpoika and Bernadette Burns.

Cultivating Abundance

It’s so easy to focus on what we lack. In fact, our brains are hardwired this way! How can we resist our negativity bias and cultivate appreciation for the abundance in our lives? Worship Leaders this week are Rev. Darcy, Avonelle Tomlinson, and Haruko DeArth.