Past Worship Services


Sunday Morning, March 29: 10:00-10:30AM: Spiritual connections and check-in, via Zoom, led by Rev. Barbara, Lenore Bajare-Dukes, and Eli Sauls

Sunday Morning, March 29: 10:00-10:30AM: Spiritual connections and check-in, via Zoom, led by Rev. Barbara, Lenore Bajare-Dukes, and Eli Sauls.  Our Sunday morning time together will be more “programmed” than the Wednesday evening meeting. We staff are expanding our toolkit for online Sunday morning worship time: look for a Special All Church Email from us this SaturdayContinue reading “Sunday Morning, March 29: 10:00-10:30AM: Spiritual connections and check-in, via Zoom, led by Rev. Barbara, Lenore Bajare-Dukes, and Eli Sauls”

“Resilient Women: In It for the Long Hall” Sunday, February 23 10:00AM

On this last Sunday in February, to acknowledge the birthday month of Unitarian and Quaker Susan B. Anthony, let’s also forecast Women’s History month in March. Anthony and hundreds of other women activists embodied one of the greatest stories of resilience in the history of American social justice, as they persisted for nearly seventy-five yearsContinue reading ““Resilient Women: In It for the Long Hall” Sunday, February 23 10:00AM”

“Resilience in Chaotic Times: Small Acts of Compassion and Gratitude” Sunday, February 16 10:00AM

The concept of “resilience” refers to returning to our core, to essentials which define who and what we are. Resiliency is recovery, which we often find in small doses, small gestures of gratitude, small acts of random kindness and grace. Perhaps small acts of resilience is just the amount we care to manage during challengingContinue reading ““Resilience in Chaotic Times: Small Acts of Compassion and Gratitude” Sunday, February 16 10:00AM”

“The Roots of Resiliency Run Deep” Sunday, February 9 10:00AM

UU’s celebrate the power of the individual to adapt to adversity and overcome trauma. Yet resiliency is much more than “pulling oneself up by one’s bootstraps.” Overcoming the hard limits of life depends on connection to many sources of power beyond the self. Bonds to loving people and support networks are well-recognized power sources. IdeasContinue reading ““The Roots of Resiliency Run Deep” Sunday, February 9 10:00AM”

“Building a Community of Resilience” Sunday, February 2 10:00AM

Why are some people and organizations more resilient than others? In the aftermath of challenge, stress, and loss, loving community and its capacity for generosity seems offers important emotional and practical support to be able to move forward. For theological reflection, let’s consider Henry Nelson Wieman’s ideas about “creative interchange.”

January 5, 2020: “Living with Integrity, Living with Wholeness”

Sunday, January 5 10:00 AM Rev. Dr. Barbara Coeyman As we begin a new calendar year, let us consider the role of integrity, that sense of being whole and complete. Even as I’ve often referred to Parker Palmer’s concept of “hidden wholeness,” let’s return to it to explore how greater transparency and authenticity within ourselves andContinue reading “January 5, 2020: “Living with Integrity, Living with Wholeness””

December 29, 2019: “Welcoming the Emergent Future”

Sunday, December 29 10:00AM Karen Carnabucci Explore what the practice of systemic constellations offers our understanding of the coming year. We will open our arms to greet a future that is just emerging, as this past year moves behind us. Come, celebrate the turning of the year in ritual and community.

December 24, 2019: “Christmas Eve Candlelighting Service”

Tuesday, December 24 7PM Rev. Dr. Barbara Coeyman Come, join this holiday tradition. Bring friends and family to this multi-generational service of Lessons and Carols of the season. Music and readings will be offered by UUCL’s members and friends of all ages, The service also includes the traditional candlelighting ceremony. Note the time of the service:Continue reading “December 24, 2019: “Christmas Eve Candlelighting Service””