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When Words Get in the Way

“The vocabulary of a religious faith once seemed dead to me,” writes Kathleen Norris, who conceded that, even after returning to church, “I’d run into barriers, words that seemed like mental roadblocks.” This is familiar territory for many of us. Sacred words may scare us, … read more.

We All Have a Story to Tell

“I’m just not that interesting.” This phrase, spoken by a patient to whom I was to provide a spiritual care intervention, resonated deeply with me. At 85 years-old, this person, at the twilight of their life, assessed the whole of their 85 years in a … read more.

Stories in Stained Glass

It is often asserted that stained glass appeared in medieval churches as a means to illustrate the stories of the Bible for a largely illiterate audience, but I’ve never been satisfied with this explanation. It somehow minimizes the value of the art and its meaning. … read more.

Confessions of an Immigrant Experience

“Sometimes he went to church – preferably to the Unitarian Meeting House, where ideas, not emotions, were exploited,” wrote novelist Laura Goodman Salverson about her father, Larus. Our congregation is distinctive among Unitarian Universalist congregations, but not quite unique, in having been first established among … read more.

On Unitarian Ground

When asked about Unitarianism, a good many of us will use “not” in our answer. We are NOT this, or NOT that. But what are we? Where is the ground on which we stand?

Service Coordinator: Steve Lennon

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Letting Go

It’s hard to move forward if you’re mired in your own past. This is as true for communities as it is for individuals. The more people focus on old conflicts and grievances and disappointments, real or imagined, the more likely it is that their efforts … read more.

Cookies, Carols and Conversation

Note that this service starts at 2 p.m.

Join us in person for an informal get-together with cookies, carols, and conversation as we celebrate togetherness and the many meanings of Christmas.

Service Leader and Coordinator: Dan LeDuc

Zoom will not be available for this service.