Podcasts 

A Place in the Choir 

Minister: Rev. Jason Shelton Lay leader: Jana Peirce

There’s truth in that old saying about preaching to the choir. They’re the ones who show up no matter what, when times are hard or tempers thin.

Next Generation Church 

Minister: Rev. Jason Shelton  Lay Leader: Holly Blood Music: Jake Svendsen

Is Unitarian Universalism a faith for kids? How might we practice a faith into which they’ll want to grow? The service will include our annual Child Dedication, a time for celebrating and welcoming our children into the world, into the family and into the church community.

The Faith We Sing 

Minister: Rev. Jason Shelton Lay leader: Jana Peirce

For Rev Jason’s first service with us, we’ll explore the idea that “what we sing is who we are.”

 

Easter is a Verb 

This Easter Sunday, Rev. Leslie will explore the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth: a rabbi whose call for radical welcoming and love of neighbor and stranger alike shook the foundations of the society in which he lived. Join us early for a pancake breakfast, courtesy of our UUFF children and youth.

Minister: Rev. Leslie Ahuvah Fails Lay Leader: Cam Leonard Music: Marsha Sousa

Tending to Each Other’s Dreams  

Speaker: Rev. Leslie Ahuvah Fails Lay Leader: Lisa Sporleder

Humanity has a habit of dreaming big, aspiring to and achieving once unthinkable feats of space travel and technological advancement. In Dan Pallotta’s words, what would become possible if we began to dream  “as boldly in the dimension of our being as we do about industry and technology”? This Sunday we’ll kick off our 2017-18 pledge campaign by dreaming in new dimensions of empathy, curiosity, and care for one another.

Why I am a Unitarian Universalist 

Lay Leader: Nicole Stewart Speaker: Rev. Tracy Springberry

The Rev. Tracy Springberry will share how the Good News of Unitarian Universalism makes her life richer and more meaningful.

Sermons in Stones 

Lay leader: Monte Jordon  Worship Leader: Rev. Sarah Schurr

In his play “As You Like it” Shakespeare shared his view that we draw wisdom from unexpected experience. Rev. Sarah Schurr will look at how Unitarian Universalist’s draw wisdom from many interesting sources as well.

Planting the Seeds of Hope 

Lay Leader: Lisa Sporleder  Speakers: Scarlet Hopkins, Pam Miller, and Melissa Sikes

How do we plant seeds for renewal, rebirth, growth, and regeneration? How do we keep hope alive and nurtured?

Mindful Meditation 

Speaker: Dr. Kirsten Nielsen Lay Leader: Frida Shroyer

Dr. Kirsten Nielsen is a primary health provider who specializes in chronic illness treatment and prevention. She brings mindfulness to her patients to facilitate changes in life style for improved health. This program will show some connections between mindfulness and spirituality and how meditation can help.

Letting Go 

Spiritual Leader: Rev. Sarah Schurr  Lay Leader: Laurel Holmes

Love is about connection but love is also about letting go, and it is not always easy.  Rev. Sarah will reflect on the spiritual practice and practical art of releasing our expectations, our assumptions, and our attachments.

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