Beyond Light Bulbs: Covenant and Collective Action – March 16, 2014

Beyone Light Bulbs - UUCK CovenantLed by Matt Meyer and Hal Walker - Ours is a faith guided by covenant. As Unitarian Universalists, we believe that some things are better accomplished in community. A spiritual life is one of those. Social justice work is another. Join us for a service of rhythm, music, covenantal community and collective action.

Matt is a musician and community organizer who has lead hundreds services for UU congregations across the country. He is a member of the UUA’s Council on Cross Cultural Engagement and is also a founding resident of the Lucy Stone Cooperative in Roxbury.

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Do You Take Confession? – March 9, 2014

do you take confessionLed by Rev. Melissa Carvill Ziemer and Worship Associate Joel Slater - Every now and again someone asks me whether Unitarian Universalist ministers take confession.  This morning we’ll consider the question as well as the experience behind the question.  This morning we look at the personal dimensions of sin.

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Seven Deadly Sins – March 2, 2014

gandhi-seven-dangers-to-human-virtueLed by the Rev. Melissa Carvill Ziemer and Worship Associate John Marfy - This morning we begin our exploration of sin and evil with a reflection on the social dimensions of sin as articulated by Mahatma Gandhi.  Come join us as we reflect on the ways in which we are complicit as well as on the ways in which we can participate in our collective liberation.

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Music Sunday: Together! – February 2, 2014

Music Sunday 2014Led by Hal Walker and Worship Associate Rev. Christie Anderson

Come celebrate through music and words the power of being “Together”.  The service will feature personal reflections, singing, instrumental performance and a surprise to highlight ways in which our talents are enhanced by working together.

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A Lion’s Heart – January 26, 2014

lionThis multigenerational service will be led by the Rev. Melissa Carvill-Ziemer, Director of Religious Education Karen Lapidus and Worship Associate Justin Czekaj - I don’t think I’ve ever taken a Disney movie as a text for a worship service, so this will be a first.  What can The Lion King teach us about mature courage? Not just for kids, everyone is invited to join us for this lively, multigenerational celebration of life.

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Arresting Art – January 19, 2014

Led by martin luther kingthe Rev. Melissa Carvill-Ziemer and Worship Associate Ted Voneida – This Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend we will honor his legacy by reflecting on the courage it takes to resist oppression. Drawing on our recent tradition of Art Sunday, we will explore the courage of resistance through the arts. Is there a photograph or a painting, a song or a play or some other work of art from the civil rights movement that speaks to you of courage? If so, send me a note with the name of the artist and the piece. I’d like to include some of the art that has spoken to you in this service.

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You Be You – January 12, 2014

YouLed by Rev. Melissa Carvill-Ziemer and Worship Associate Elaine Bowen - Just be yourself. That advice is often given when we are worried about performing well or making a good impression.  It sounds so easy. Just be yourself. This morning we look beneath the easy advice for the courage it takes to be authentically ourselves.

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A New Chapter – January 5, 2014

A-New-ChapterLed by Rev. Melissa Carvill-Ziemer and Worship Associate Lori McGee – A brand new year lies stretched out before us. With its opening our thoughts may be drawn to the possibilities of beginning anew. But to truly do or become something new requires more than just a turning of a page. We look this morning at the courage it takes to make a new start.

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