We often embrace renewal after unplanned interruptions that shake us out of our patterns, norms, ruts, and accumulated bad habits. How can we also foster renewal and renewed perspective? Using a concept championed by artist and musician Brian Eno, we’ll consider creative acts of … read more.
Speaker: Jim Briggs
Dancing in the Dark, A Winter Solstice Celebration – 9:20 and 11:20 services
In the depths of the winter, we recognize the holy in darkness and in what promises to emerge from its shimmering depths. As a community of all ages, we gather to celebrate the turning of the season. The service will end with the children and youth hunting for the sun.
This is a Multigenerational Service.
Come explore being present through the help of experiencing jazz music. The music of Mary Lou Williams will play a central role in this worship service. Worship leader Claire Eustace, Worship Associate Jim Briggs and Worship Associate (in training) Susan Keiter will be joined by musicians Mary Lou’s Apartment, an eleven-woman tribute band to Mary Lou Williams, and Geoff Ulleritch.
One of our most cherished and festive Sundays of the year. Bring a flower to church to help make a symbolic representation of the beautiful diversity of our congregation and the many faith-filled acts we make possible together. On this day, we also say goodbye to our choir director, Trente Morant, and bless as he goes on to what is next. Crescendo Choir will sing Psalms 131 and 133 from Chichester Psalms by Leonard Bernstein and Dialogue by Trente Morant. One service only at 10:20. This is an intergenerational service and our children will be worshipping with us for the whole hour. Nursery care is available for children 5 and under.
Rev. John Buehrens is our guest preacher for both services. He and Rev. Jacqueline are doing a pulpit exchange. Rev. Buehrens was the former president of the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations and now is the senior minister of First Unitarian Universalist in San Francisco… … read more.