Services

Go with the Flow

In this music-filled live Jazz service, we will explore when to go with the flow, and when to stand up against it. Podcast

On Covenant: Promises Made, Kept, Broken, and Renewed

Covenant is central to Unitarian Universalists. However, being human we also sometimes break promises and find ourselves in need of renewing them. is is a service that reflects on all aspects of covenant – promises made, kept, broken, and renewed – especially as covenant is lived out in UU congregations. Podcast  

Make It Sacred

How can we calm our need for certainty and safety when we live in uncertain and disruptive times? We will explore ways to view this world with reverence, and ideas to create sacred space for all the ups and downs we experience each day.  

This is Us, Part II

Six months ago we knew we were facing some major changes at UUFN, although we didn’t know then just how many there would be.  We had a pretty good idea of who we were six months ago.  Who are we now?  Are we the same “Us” ?  How are we the same?  How are we … Continued

Celebrating the Autumnal Equinox

The autumnal equinox is a time of balance. Light and dark balance each other as the wheel of the year continues to turn. We humans yearn for this balance in our lives as the time of harvest and of reaping what we have sown approaches. How do you find a balance? And what will you … Continued

How Does She Affirm This Claim?

Rev Paula Maiorano, UUFN’s new temporary Pastoral Care minister, ends each of her sermons with a quote and personal mantra from medieval mystic, Julian of Norwich, “All shall be well.  All manner of thing shall be well.” On Sunday, the UUFN community will hear how Rev Maiorano can affirm this claim in our current times … Continued

In-Gathering…Welcome Back!

Members & friends celebrate the annual Water Communion by bringing water from a place that is special to them, during the service, the water is gathered together in a bowl. The combined water is symbolic of our shared faith & community & an excellent opportunity for our Fellowship to express our commitment to our shared 6th Principle.

SJ and U

Our vision statement says that we “create change and are thereby changed”. In this sharing service, we will spend time with each other talking about our Social Justice activities and how they have impacted our lives.

Intimations of Immortality: Flatland, the Tao and the Elephant’s Tail

How does a Rationalist, a retired Dupont scientist, deal with the possibilities and concepts of the spiritual and achieve access to it? (A sharing service where congregants, as time permits, will also be able to share their paths and/or how they come to terms with the unknowable.)

Affect Theology

The UU Theologian Thandika has advanced an approach to spiritual life based on human biological affects. She applies ideas adapted from an 18th Century theologian that have provided a basis for all subsequent liberal theology. She brings them into a contemporary liberal UU milieu. Richard, inspired by Thandika’s proposal & drawing on his Zen experience, … Continued