Rev. Don Rollins on Fear

“The Only Thing We Have to Fear is… Are You Kidding Me, I Have a Bunch of Fears!” by Rev. Don Rollins Sunday 11am EDT by Zoom  Some of us will recognize the first part of Don’s title – an excerpt from Franklin D. Roosevelt’s first inauguration. The message still rings, but life without any … [Read more…]

Samhain – We Remember Them

THIS SUNDAY November 1, 2020, 11am EDT by Zoom Samhain – We Remember Them  Please join us as we honor our ancestors. It is our tradition at UUFA to honor our loved ones and ancestors who have passed on during our annual Samhain service. We cherish our memory of them and keep them alive in … [Read more…]

Zoom-Made-Easy Blessing of The Animals

BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS Sunday 11am EDT by Zoom   Join us in celebrating our non-human family members and friends with a pet blessing. Through the wonders of a virtual service there will be an opportunity to “show and tell” us about your family member or friend. SUNDAY SERVICE Join by Phone:  Use your phone to dial … [Read more…]

Dangers, Toils, and Snares

“THROUGH MANY DANGERS, TOILS, AND SNARES” by Rev. Don Rollins Sunday 11am EDT by Zoom   You might recognize these lyrics from the third verse of “Amazing Grace”. Our contract minister, Don Rollins, will borrow from the hymn, and a children’s story, to lead us in a reflection on how we persevere. SUNDAY SERVICE Join by … [Read more…]

What “Defund the Police” Means

DEFUND THE POLICE! WHAT IT MEANS AND HOW FAITH COMMUNITIES ARE REACTING by Andrea Reany Sunday 11am EDT by Zoom For many white Americans defunding the police sounds “radical.” But, given our values as UUs, is it really? Join the conversation on this issue with local powerhouse activist Andrea Reany (SURJ member) and learn about how faith communities … [Read more…]

Pandemics and Piety: How Our Distant Ancestors Reacted to Widespread Disease

PANDEMICS AND PIETY: HOW OUR DISTANT ANCESTORS REACTED TO WIDESPREAD DISEASE by Richard Thieret Sunday 11am EDT by Zoom Throughout recorded history, spiritual people have reacted to diseases and plagues by blaming sinners, inventing gods and goddesses, and pleading with them for better times. Come hear and see the results of Richard Thieret’s recent research … [Read more…]

Native World View – Service in our Grove

THIS SUNDAY September 20, 2020, at 11am in our Grove at 184 Longview Heights Road: “Some Comments on a Native World View and the Seven Directions Prayer from the Great Lakes”  by Lois Gladchild In keeping with our 7th Principle, “Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part,” Lois will … [Read more…]

Ingathering as an Inner Experience by Rev. Rollins

“INGATHERING AS AN INNER EXPERIENCE” by Rev. Don Rollins   Sure, our face-to-face gatherings have been severely limited by COVID-19, including the annual ingathering service. But what if ingathering is a spiritual, not just physical meeting of souls? Don will resume his monthly services with an invitation to “come home” when home seems so far away.  Sunday, … [Read more…]