Occupy Jerusalem

What was Jesus up to that last week in Jerusalem before his death? Perhaps not what you were taught long ago! Perhaps he was – Occupying Jerusalem. Come hear an understanding of a central Christian story that can be both healing and affirming for Unitarian Universalists.

Saving Paradise (pdf)

For the first one thousand years of Christianity, the crucifix was unknown in Christian art and imagery! How could this be? What was at the heart of the Christian faith, as symbolized in their sacred spaces, is vital for all of us in the 21st century.

The Holy Fool

The Holy Fool appears in many religions and cultures. Who is the Holy Fool and what might we learn from this character, especially during hard times?

Flowering After Fire: Resilience and Renewal

After a prairie fire, wildflowers bloom brighter. What does the natural world teach us about resilience? Where can we find our own sources of resilience and renewal as we face uncertainties and losses? How do we find strength, individually and as communities, as we stand up for our deepest values?

Looking Back & Forward

This evening begins Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yom HaShoah. We have always said that we must never forget this huge tragedy of human suffering. Why is remembering HaShoah so important, especially now?

Beloved Belonging

When we say we ‘belong’ here, what does that mean? How is being a member here different from being a member of other organizations or a member of our families? The difference matters greatly for the future of this beloved religious community!  

Building Community

The theme for this month is Community. To fit into this theme, youth of both congregations will lead a worship service focused on building community. It’ll be fun & interactive — bring your family and get to know our YRUU youth!

A New Way Forward

We are on the path for a new way forward here at 2U and in our nation! Our religious community is loved and needed more than ever within and beyond our walls. How do we marshal our time, talent and treasure to go forward? Hint: it’s all about love.    

Sophia Fahs Sunday – Journeys of the Spirit

Sophia Lyon Fahs (1876-1978), an extraordinary UU religious educator, worked capture the sense of wonder and creativity in our everyday lives. Our service this morning is about the journeys of the spirit – both the work of building the world we dream about – and the motions of our hearts.