All humans have unconscious bias, often referred to as implicit bias. The ability to rapidly categorize friend or foe helped early humans survive. Unfortunately, today they often are the foundation of stereotypes, prejudices, and a multitude of isms, including racism. In this MLK Jr Sunday … read more.
Rev. Paula Maiorano
With the retirement of one minister at the end of June and a new minister on the horizon, there is much to discern in the months just ahead. In this service, Rev. Maiorano will reflect on the spiritual path of discernment and on the sadness … read more.
Christmas Eve is special to UUs of all beliefs – Christian, theist, atheist and the continuum between. Through song, story, and thought,
our Christmas Eve service is a celebration of all we hold holy.
Whether its for thanks or help, I am praising or calling on God. And yet, my beliefs are not traditional. Who or What am I referring to
when I say “Thank You God” or Please Help Me God? This service is by way of personal … read more.
As we are about to close another year in the age of #MeToo, it seems important to reflect on the lessons learned from this life
Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends to gather from near and far. For some this is joyful, for others it is stressful, and for most it is a mixture of emotions. This service offers a reflection on how gratitude helps to celebrate not … read more.
This service is a reflection on what living might look like if we were to take the recent U.N. report on Climate Change seriously – as individuals, as society, as a world – so that planet earth can be a habitat for humans to the … read more.
Celebrations big and small are important to honor our experiences, milestones, and achievements – both as individuals and as a congregation. The why, what, and how of their importance are explored in this celebratory service.
While we have no creed, Unitarian Universalists organize ourselves around our Principles and Purposes. We know them well but not necessarily the history of how they came to be. In this service we’ll explore that story and how we UUs continue to be shaped by … read more.
As we begin a new Fellowship year, our annual Water Communion will include a simple ceremony of renewal. Young people will be in the early part of service only. Rev Maiorano will reflect on why our Water Communion is so important to we … read more.