Speaker: Rev. Erika

Our SHARE THE PLATE offering will be announced in the Sunday bulletin.

Come Anyway

Sometimes we read the sermon description to decide whether to come to church. Rev. Erika suggests that our relationships with one another are reciprocal in life-giving ways, and the question of “What will I receive?” might not be as important as “Who might need me … read more.

10:00 a.m. HYMN SING with Rev. Erika & Kevin Kiley

10:30 Worship, followed by an optional sermon discussion.

Intimacy & Ultimacy, Part 2

Ultimacy is our human need for meaning: glimmers of answers to the Big Questions that might point to a larger purpose for our lives. Today we’ll explore the intersection of religion and astrophysics (yes, really). Our service will include special music by Carter Ruff and … read more.

Intimacy & Ultimacy, Part 1

Unitarian theologian James Luther Adams (1902-1994) once summarized the reasons people go to church as the need for intimacy and ultimacy. Today we’ll examine intimacy: our need to feel accepted, connected and loved. This service will be followed by an optional group discussion with Rev. … read more.

The Hope Expressed in You

“There is a hope that’s been expressed in you: the hope of seven generations, maybe more.” This lyric from a Susan Werner song suggests that the path of redemption isn’t just for our own selves, but for those who came before us. On this Easter … read more.

Acceptance Is a Small, Quiet Room

All of us have struggles. Whether it’s small irritations or unbearable grief, life gets hard. When that’s true, the advice to practice “acceptance” might make you want to scream with frustration — but acceptance isn’t the same thing as liking our pain. What does it … read more.

The Ways of the Great Below

Our service will center around the oldest written story known: that of Inanna, Queen of Heaven and Earth, and her descent into the Underworld. This ancient narrative makes it clear that our human impulse not merely to wander, but also to search, is woven into … read more.

The Creation of Whiteness

To be responsible partners in racial justice, we have to un-learn and then re-learn much about our country’s history. On this Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend, we’ll go back one hundred years to the “Americanization” of immigrants in the U.S. How does this re-learning inform … read more.


Lamentations — our expressions of sorrow, angst, or our need for companions in the wilderness — come in all forms. Today we’ll explore some of the theological beliefs that hide within our lamentations, and find ways to fine-tune them.

(You’ll leave this service feeling better than … read more.