Topic: Beauty

The practice of savoring life’s gifts
What beautiful thing do you carry in your heart?

Blessed by Each Other – Flower Communion

This congregation was founded with the understanding that the people are the church, and every year in June we celebrate the community we create together.  This morning, we’ll make a communal bouquet with the flowers you bring, and take them home as reminders of the … read more.

Unruly Beauty

How might we redefine beauty in a way that makes room for all the parts in us that we have deemed unloveable? What if instead of beauty being about perfection, we embraced it as unruly?

Rev. Wendy Williams will be joining us virtually this week. She … read more.

Beautiful Together

It’s been a hard couple of years, characterized by pandemic, confusion, division, war, and deteriorating democracy.  It’s easy to succumb to fear and ugliness.  And.  Our values and principles guide us toward love, hope, peace, and freedom.  This morning, we’ll explore the role of our … read more.

Beltane Beauty

At Beltane, or May Day, earth energies are said to be at their strongest, making it a brilliant moment in the Wheel of the Year to bring ideas, hopes, and dreams into action.  It’s the time to celebrate sexuality and sensuality, passion, vitality, joy, and … read more.

The Power of We

General Assembly (GA) is the annual meeting of our Unitarian Universalist Association, and is made up of five days of worship, learning and UUA business. Rev. Karen is attending GA online this year, and will offer her reflections on this experience.

Falling in Love

Three JRUUC members will share a personal store related to June’s theme of beauty. The service is inspired by poet Mary Oliver’s encouragement to “Love yourself.”

The Beauty of All Ages

What does it mean to be a multi-generational community? With help from JRUUC youth, we’ll explore ideas, stories, and sources of inspiration about shaping worship, religious education and faith formation experiences that include and celebrate all ages and stages.

You Are Beautiful

Each and every one of us – regardless of color, shape, identity – holds beauty. This morning we’ll explore the power of the affirmation of our own beauty.