Learning Together – RE Sunday

This Sunday we’ll consider the ways little by little small steps lead to big results as a part of our celebration of our past year of learning in Religious Education (“RE”). The service will be led by Sarah Walsh, UUFE’s Coordinator of Religious Education, … read more.

Protests, Demonstrations and Marches

Before major changes in history, there are often significant acts of protest. Such times come with risk. Back in 1965 UU minister James Reeb was murdered when he went to Selma to support Dr. King. At this service with Rev. Sue Browning we’ll reflect on the realities … read more.

A ‘Reboot’ of Our Faith

Often when we ‘reboot’ a computer something realigns and it operates better. Might a periodic ‘reboot’ of our faith tradition be wise? At this service with Rev. Sue Browning we’ll consider how the proposed updates to the Unitarian Universalist principles may serve as just such a … read more.

Be Steadfast in Time: A Shape-Note Service

The living tradition of shape-note singing is a study in contradictions: exploring music from colonial times in a modern context, singing joyfully about human frailty, and contending with theistic texts in a setting that invites personal interpretations. In this service … read more.

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

At our Christmas Eve Service this Sunday we’ll gather at 4:30 p.m. for a service of traditional story, song and reflection. The service will be led by our minister, Rev. Sue Browning, Coordinator of Religious Education, Sarah Walsh, and our Music Director, Ellen Barry Grunden. … read more.

Season of Darkness

Winter solstice marks the longest night of the year. It also is a time to celebrate that the light is coming back. At this service led by UUFE member Linda Wilcox, we will explore some of the rituals surrounding the season of darkness, and learn … read more.

Contemplative Ways

Religious traditions offer paths of reflection that are amazingly similar. From Buddhist meditation practices, to times of silence in the desert, to pilgrimages to holy sites, we’re reminded our spirits need quiet. At this service with Rev. Sue Browning we’ll consider the power … read more.

Promises We Make

It’s been ten years since our minister, Rev. Sue Browning, was ordained as a Unitarian Universalist minister. Recently she shared, “The vocation of parish ministry has been pretty much what I was trained for, and of course there is always room to grow. The deeper … read more.

When We Err

When Coach Ted Lasso (a fictional coach on TV)?sees his players need to move on from a mistake, he reminds them to “Be a goldfish.” It’s his reminder that goldfish quickly let go of what has come before. How do we move on from our … read more.

Doors Wide Open, Hearts Wide Open

How might we continually welcome one another and welcome the stranger? How might a vision of radical?hospitality?guide our?coming year together? At this ingathering service led by Rev. Sue Browning, we’ll reflect on the ‘gift of welcome’ as a foundation in our Unitarian?Universalist faith. The service … read more.