Speaker: Rev. Karen Armina

All Kinds of Vulnerable

This month’s theme is challenging on many levels, because there are many ways we are vulnerable.  For some, it’s about taking the risk to open our hearts to new possibilities; for others, it’s about choosing and enforcing boundaries for safety; for still others, it’s simply … read more.

What Would Love Do?

We’ve talked a lot this month about ways we might center love in our relationships and our actions.  And we know that we face challenges daily that pull us away from that center.  This morning, we’ll explore some grounding ideas shared by Black writers and … read more.

Loving Care

The Caring Tree is the structure we use to co-create a mutual aid network of pastoral and parish care at JRUUC.  We ask for help and we offer help, as part of building beloved community.  This morning, in reflection and in ritual, we’ll explore what … read more.

The Burning Bowl

We have begun our next circle around the sun together.  During today’s multigenerational service, we’ll participate in a fire communion to ritually center ourselves, seal our intentions, and lose our hesitations as we move into the New Year.

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Out There and In Here

“Religious naturalism” wrote UU William Murry in his book Reason and Reverence, “is a perspective that finds religious meaning in the natural world and rejects the notion of a supernatural realm.”  This morning, we’ll explore the relationship between scientific and spiritual ways of knowing and … read more.

Blue Holiday Vespers – Wed. 5:30

The winter holidays are usually framed around peace and joy and hope, and if you’re not feeling those themes right now, you’re not alone.  You’re invited to this evening service, where we’ll share and ritualize the losses, fears, regrets, and sorrows we’re feeling this holiday … read more.