Children, youth, and adults are invited to our multigenerational Samhain Service. This holiday is known as the spiritual new year of pagans. Some call it the “Witches’ New Year.” Let us honor the rhythms of the seasons, the cycles of life and death, and our connection with our ancestors. – Led by Rev. Alison Miller
We will explore the work and legacy of Rev. Clarence Skinner and consider how the prophetic vision of his Universalism resonates today. What might we reclaim from his assertion that the “Universalist idea of God is that of a universal, impartial, immanent spirit whose nature is love”
Diwali or Deepavali is known as the Hindu Festival of Lights, in part, because of the tradition of lighting diya lamps. Let us learn from the wisdom of this holiday, as we celebrate light shining through darkness and anticipate the triumph of good in the struggle between good and evil.
We will explore themes connected to the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, the Festival of Booths. The name comes from the tradition of building a sukkah, a fragile dwelling that is open to the elements of nature. Let this be our invitation to discern what to hold onto and what to let go of.
Our nation’s democracy is ailing. What is the root of the sickness? What can be done? Fifth Principle of Unitarian Universalism: We covenant to affirm and promote: the right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large.