The Sublime in the Ordinary
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The Sublime in the Ordinary

“The Sublime in the Ordinary” Wonders abound and thrive all around us. How do we stop long enough to appreciate the beauty of this world into which we were born? Rev Scott leads a reflection on appreciating and celebrating the wonder of "simple" things, we celebrate the Child Dedication of Clara Josephine Lombardo, and the choir shares sublimity!

You Can’t Step in the Same River Twice
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You Can’t Step in the Same River Twice

“You Can't Step in the Same River Twice” - led by the Rev. Scott Sammler-Michael, senior co-minister. The only constant in our lives is change. How we approach, manage and lead change reveals much about our success and happiness. Using a 1939 sermon from our history - "The Menace of Anti-Semitism,' Rev Scott will show how even an issue like Anti-Semitism - which we recognize - is different when expressed in different ages. Join us as we reflect on the nature of change in word, story and song.

The Courage to Be
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The Courage to Be

“The Courage To Be” - led by the Revs. Anya and Scott Sammler-Michael, senior co-ministers. We meet one another on a crooked path and collectively find our way toward freedom. Special guest the Rev. Nancy McDonald Ladd joins our full ministry team for a special service.

Courageous Witness Over Time
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Courageous Witness Over Time

As part of our 125th Anniversary celebrations, Rev Scott shares precious gems from the UUCM Archives. We will explore how our congregation has been a leader over time for the major justice issues that confronted them, many which still confront us. This morning, Rev Scott will focus on how UUCM led the fight for Women's Rights.

Let Righteousness Flow like a Mighty Stream
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Let Righteousness Flow like a Mighty Stream

“Let Righteousness Flow like a Mighty Stream”- led by the Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael, senior co-minister and Rev. Scott Sammler-Michael, senior co-minister. Water Communion is our annual ritual of ingathering for the congregational year. It is a celebration of our individuality and the way we merge in shared commitment to bring about the beloved community. 

What Is Your Gospel?
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What Is Your Gospel?

Rev Scott explores what we revere and why. The hope is we will discover, name and share the sources we proclaim as holding truth.