Speaker: Rev. Jan Taddeo

Stay. Please Stay.

Despair appears to be growing within many people around me, and within me.  This is documented by the increase in suicides in the last few years.  This service reflects on the ways in which suicide affects individuals and communities.

Rev. Jan Taddeo, Service Leader

Surrender to Your True Self

People often refer to “being authentic” or “being our true selves.”  Our culture sends so many messages that suggest who we ought to be, how might we surrender to our true selves?

Rev. Jan Taddeo, Service Leader

A State of Grace

If grace is true, it is true for everyone; and, we are called to extend grace … to welcome the stranger, comfort the sick, clothe the naked and set captives free.  We can each be “King for a Day” everyday if we live in a … read more.

Seeking Grace at the Border

Refugees and immigrants have been seeking shelter through all the ages of human life.  We will see a steady increase in refugee migrations as the effects of climate change force people around the globe and right here at home to find grace at the borders.

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If Grace Were True

Universal grace is gaining momentum among Christian pastors, and they are getting mixed reactions from their peers and parishioners.  Unitarian Universalists hold that no one is outside the circle of love.  Let’s go deeper into the implications.

Rev. Jan Taddeo, Service Leader

A Blue Christmas

For any number of reasons, the Christmas season is not a joyful time of year for every person. This is a service to honor the complex emotions that many feel during this time.

Rev. Jan Taddeo, Service Leader

Sherree Bailey, Worship Associate

Birth of the Sun King

We celebrate the longest night and the lengthening of the coming days with this ancient story of the maiden, the mother, and the crone visited by the Faeries to celebrate a holy birth.

Rev. Jan Taddeo, Service Leader.

Dan Kelly, Worship Assistant/Pageant Director

Seeking Peace in an Era of Hate

How can we generate deeper connection and peace during this era when acts of hate seem to be emboldened?

Rev. Jan Taddeo, Service Leader

Lorena Gay-Griffin, Worship Associate

Looking Inward, Radiating Peace

An anonymous quote (often attributed to Chinese philosopher Lao-Tse) begins, “If there is to be peace in the world…” and ends “… there must be peace in the heart.” In this service we explore wisdom from ancient and modern teachers as to how we might … read more.

Circles of Gratitude

Gratitude can begin in one’s own heart and radiate through many circles of connection.  We will share in Thanksgiving Bread Communion (with GF options) and Stone Soup rituals.  Please bring fresh vegetables for the Stone Soup.

Rev, Jan Taddeo, Service Leader

Miriam Patrick, Worship Associate

 

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