"Welcoming Grief"— led by the Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael, senior co-minister. Grief is a universal experience, but no one experiences grief in the same way. Sages remind us to welcome grief in the same way that we welcome a stranger, without expectation or pretense.
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"Just Be You"— led by the Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael, senior co-minister. The bees are necessary to sustain our ecosystem. So are you. Attending to our interdependence, we find resilience for ourselves and our communities.
“Another Day of Living” — led by the Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael, senior co-minister. The Unitarian Universalist tradition is also known as "The Living Tradition." A living tradition is malleable - attuned to new revelation and unapologetically transformable. This day of living is for a soft truth that we can transform with our will and attention. May it be beautiful!
“Chaos and Order — led by the Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael, senior co-minister. The Making of the World” According to the stories of most religious traditions, chaos and order bring the world into being. Chaos and order combine in the act of creation. Our service celebrates and evaluates the ways that this truth touches us as metaphor and reality. This service also elevates the work of motherhood, itself an un-ebbing creative act.
“When A Nobody Became a Somebody” — led by the Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael, senior co-minister. A Passover and Easter Celebration that reminds us that resistance is sacred work honored in both the Jewish and Christian scriptures. We will dedicate the children of the Vasquez family and abundant music will soar from both the Family and the Chalice Choirs!
Safety isn't safe, but vulnerability serves our collective strength. In community with our Coming of Age youth we discover both our brokenness and wholeness, our susceptibility and our fortitude. Join Rev. Anya, the Coming of Age class, the full Worship Team, and some incredible musicians for this invitation to vulnerability and strength.