This Sunday 

Each week we post a description of the upcoming Sunday service here. After the service we’ll add a podcast link if the service was recorded. You can find out about services further in the future by visiting our online calendar (or subscribe if you are a Google calendar user or want to become one) or reading our monthly newsletter, the Northern Log. You can find out more about what people wear, childcare, weather policies, accessibility, and how you can participate in UUFF services back on the Sundays page.

Strength in Broken Places

Minister: Rev. Leslie Ahuvah Fails Music: Marsha Sousa

“There is a mystery here. The mystery is that wounds do not just take away from life; they can add to life as well.” Douglas C. Smith

We all carry wounds — emotional, physical, spiritual — and each plays a part in shaping who we are. What strength do you possess as a result of the wounds you have experienced? How have those experiences prepared you for this moment? Rev. Leslie will explore the mystery of the strength we find in our broken places.

Zoom Link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87604604264

Webinar ID: 876 0460 4264
Join by phone: +1 253 215 8782

UUFF Coffee Hour Link 
(will open immediately after the service ends)

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86577272338
Meeting ID: 865 7727 2338
Join by phone:  +1 253 215 8782

Across That Bridge: A Vision for Change and the Future of America

Lay Leader: Laurie Walton Music: Marsha Sousa
Lessons on freedom and change for the generations that will take us to the future from the late Rep. John Lewis. Laurie Walton will share and illuminate some of John Lewis’ wisdom and inspirations as we ready ourselves for the next push for a more just society guided by his inspirational life and example.

Zoom Link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87604604264

Webinar ID: 876 0460 4264
Join by phone: +1 253 215 8782

UUFF Coffee Hour Link 
(will open immediately after the service ends)

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86577272338
Meeting ID: 865 7727 2338
Join by phone:  +1 253 215 8782

Healing Words

Minister: Rev. Leslie Ahuvah Fails  Speakers: Various UUFF poets and readers. Music: Marsha Sousa

Now is the time to call on the memories of the ancestors who thought they could not walk another step toward freedom—and yet they did.” – Rev. Qiyama Rahman

Join us for a service filled with words and music to uplift our hearts and nourish our spirits for the work ahead. Rev. Leslie, as well as UUFF Poets and Readers, will share sustenance for the journey.

Zoom Link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87604604264

Webinar ID: 876 0460 4264
Join by phone: +1 253 215 8782

UUFF Coffee Hour Link 
(will open immediately after the service ends)

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86577272338
Meeting ID: 865 7727 2338
Join by phone:  +1 253 215 8782

Now What?

Minister: Rev. Leslie Ahuvah Fails Music: Marsha Sousa

Wherever we are going, we are going there together. This service will offer us space to catch our collective breath in the wake of…whatever happened on November 3rd.

Zoom Link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87604604264

Webinar ID: 876 0460 4264
Join by phone: +1 253 215 8782

UUFF Coffee Hour Link 
(will open immediately after the service ends)

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86577272338
Meeting ID: 865 7727 2338
Join by phone:  +1 253 215 8782

This UU Life: “I’m Sorry.”

Coordinators: Rev. Leslie Ahuvah Fails and Jana Peirce Music: Marsha Sousa

Saying “I’m Sorry” may not change the past, but it does change the future. Rev. Leslie, Jana Peirce, and UU members and friends will share their experiences of making amends and repairing broken relationships.

Zoom Link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87604604264

Webinar ID: 876 0460 4264
Join by phone: +1 253 215 8782

Beyond the (Digital) Veil

Minister: Rev. Leslie Ahuvah Fails   Music: Marsha Sousa

The Celtic festival of Samhain celebrates the brief moment in time when the worlds of the living and the dead are close enough to touch. This service of spoken word and ritual will be an opportunity to experience communion with our ancestors and friends who have passed. Join us in celebrating those who have passed before us as we adapt this time-honored UUFF service to the virtual worship space.

Zoom Link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87604604264

Webinar ID: 876 0460 4264
Join by phone: +1 253 215 8782

UUFF Coffee Hour Link 
(will open immediately after the service ends)

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86577272338
Meeting ID: 865 7727 2338
Join by phone:  +1 253 215 8782

Spiritual First Aid

Minister: Rev. Leslie Ahuvah Fails   Music: Marsha Sousa

What can I possibly say to someone who is grieving? How can I help when the world’s problems feel overwhelming? Rev. Leslie will put on her “chaplain hat” and answer your questions about how to provide Spiritual First Aid to our loved ones, strangers — and ourselves. Send questions you would like Rev. Leslie to answer to minister@uuff.org.

Click Here to Join the Virtual Worship Service

Webinar ID: 876 0460 4264
Passcode: 4448

Or iPhone one-tap : 
US: +13462487799,,87604604264#,,,,,,0#,,4448#  or +16699009128,,87604604264#,,,,,,0#,,4448#
Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 346 248 7799  or +1 669 900 9128  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 312 626 6799  or +1 646 558 8656  or +1 301 715 8592

Deep Listening

With Rev. Leslie and Eric Muehling

When we tell our story from deep inside,
And we listen with a loving mind,
And we hear our voices in each other’s words,
Then our heart is in a holy place.
STJ #1008 “When Our Heart Is in a Holy Place”

When was the last time you cleared your mind, shut out the clamor of the world, and listened to the message of your heart? This service will help us to cultivate deep listening — to ourselves and others — as a spiritual art and healing practice.

Click Here to Join the Virtual Worship Service

Webinar ID: 876 0460 4264
Passcode: 4448

Or iPhone one-tap : 
US: +13462487799,,87604604264#,,,,,,0#,,4448#  or +16699009128,,87604604264#,,,,,,0#,,4448#
Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 346 248 7799  or +1 669 900 9128  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 312 626 6799  or +1 646 558 8656  or +1 301 715 8592

Blessing of the Animals

Leaders: Rev. Leslie Ahuvah Fails and Molly Lemen     Music: Marsha Sousa

Inspired by St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and the environment, Unitarian Universalists gather once a year to celebrate the creatures who accompany us through life. Whether they walk, swim, hop, crawl, scamper, or fly, your animal friends are welcome to join us via Zoom for a special service of blessing, or you can submit a photo or video to Rev. Leslie in advance at minister@uuff.org .

Click Here to Join the Virtual Worship Service

ZOOM Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85911930413
or join by Phone: +1 253 215 8782 and enter meeting ID 859 1193 0413
Note that this is a meeting-style Zoom, and you will be admitted into a waiting room before entering the service. You will be able to speak and share video if you would like to have your animal blessed on camera.

UU the Vote

With Rev. Leslie and UUA Speakers

Community is at the heart of democracy. Housing, food security, health and self-determination are the pillars of a thriving community. COVID-19 has thrown more folks deeper into preexisting crises that threaten lives and democracy. This service — part of a national project of the Unitarian Universalist Association — will equip us to side with love and justice this election season.

Click Here to Join the Virtual Worship Service

Webinar ID: 876 0460 4264
Passcode: 4448

Or iPhone one-tap : 
US: +13462487799,,87604604264#,,,,,,0#,,4448#  or +16699009128,,87604604264#,,,,,,0#,,4448#
Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 346 248 7799  or +1 669 900 9128  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 312 626 6799  or +1 646 558 8656  or +1 301 715 8592

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