Resilience: Strength + Flexibility

Homily by Eva Riebold Moment of Perspective – AJ Fox The opening words are by Amy McKenzie Quinn. Welcome to this common, sacred space.Common, because we are all welcome.Sacred, because here we transform the ordinaryand attend to the profound.We carry with us our regrets, doubts, fears, stories, laughter;may they inspire Read more…

Truer Stories

by Rev Dr Kelly Murphy Mason, UU Society of Wellesley Hills, MA (originally delivered Oct 28, 2018)read by Elizabeth Self Moment of Perspective – Holding Space for Community Concerns – AJ Fox The opening words are And Yet You Persist, by Rev Gretchen Haley. Though you have been warnedAnd given Read more…

The Power of Play

by Jessica Wirges The opening words are by George Bernard Shaw.We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. Prelude:Children’s SongsPublic Domain Nursery RhymesPerformed by Jessica Wirges, Eugene Wirges, and Friends This is truly some delightful PLAY on display! Jessica and Susanne had such Read more…

Saved by Play

by Rev Michelle Scott-Huffman In his book Play: How it Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul, Stuart Brown writes “I don’t think it is too much to say that play can save your life. It certainly has salvaged mine. Life without play is a grinding, mechanical Read more…

Imagining People Complexly

by Luna Hamburg Moment of Perspective – Flower Communion The opening words, “Constellations of Our Lives”, are from the Rev. Karen G Johnston. Humans make maps of stars,choosing some stars, ignoring others,to project our imaginations onto the heavens.These maps shift over time, across cultures.Names change for the same assemblage of Read more…

Flower Communion

Religious Education director AJ Fox tells us about the origins of Flower Communion in the homily this week. Moment of Perspective – International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia – AJ Fox The opening words are by Rev. Scott Taylor. We gather as a house of stories.As we learn of Read more…

Side with Love

What if to “side with love” meant making bold, faith-full choices? What if it were even a little bit scary? This worship service brings together worship leaders and musicians from across the country to offer hopeful, moving, challenging reminders about what we, as Unitarian Universalists, are called to do, and Read more…