A Harvest of Gratitude

Gratitude is a spiritual practice. When we have abundance in our lives then it is the natural response–that and to give back. The more difficult thing is to be grateful even if we are disappointed or, as Rumi says, “even if  . . . a crowd of sorrows, who violently sweep your house empty of its furniture.”

Transitions

This church is going through a number of transitions. Shortly into the new year you will welcome an Interim Minister. The interim period is a neutral zone between settled ministers. How can you make the most of it?

Multigenerational Service: Pageant, The Polar Express

Our children and youth will be presenting this touching story about a young boy whom embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas. (Adapted by Leslie Koons, Directed by Kai Yoshida)

Abundant Community

Sandra Day O’Connor: “We don’t accomplish anything in this world alone … and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one’s life and all the weavings of individual threads from one to another that creates something.”

A Very Unitarian Christmas @ 10:00 am — a Multigenerational Service

In New England, there’s a Christmas only because of the Unitarians. Rev James believes Christmas is a perfect Unitarian Universalist holiday. Come and learn why.

Christmas Eve Services @ 5:00 & 7:00 pm

These services will focus on the meaning of Christmas, especially in the Unitarian Universalist tradition. We will tell stores, read the Gospels, and sing carols – including our traditional singing of Silent Night by candlelight.

Fire Communion— a Multigenerational Service

Like Janus we gather with part of us looking backward 
and part of us looking forward. Another year is coming to an end. This is a time of letting go. At the same time, the New Year is rich with possibilities.