Join together for an informal coffee and conversation service. Connect in person with other UU friends, sharing your thoughts, your concerns, your epiphanies. A suggested topic for today is the origin of your ideas on community. Merrill Thomsen, host.
Speaker: Merrill Thomsen
Join us for a short service in which UUCY member Merrill Thomsen will talk about “Adversity Builds Character” to address this month’s theme of Resilience. After services, all are invited for communal pancake making and eating, gluten-free available on request. Not a pancake fan? Bring … read more.
A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT:
This final Sunday of the year, we will focus on that which fills each of you with awe and wonder. Bring something to share: A piece of your own story to tell. Poetry or an essay or other writing… yours or someone … read more.
A look at journeys–big and small…long and short…those where we can imagine not one path, but many!
No matter what you call those mysterious, head-shaking events in life—Deep Magic, Improbably Moments of Grace, Help from the Angels, or something else—they continue to happen too often to discard or ignore. “They remain unexplained, and yet there they are,” writes Rev. Meg Barnhouse, UU … read more.
“…in the noisy confusion of life, keep peace in your soul.” (from Desiderata) This service, led by Merrill Thomsen and Susan Kaphammer, will be sparse of words to offer time to experience and reflect on solitude as a spiritual practice.
We can focus on big ideas for creating happy lives for ourselves… but maybe it is the little things that matter most?
Presented by UUCY Member Merrill Thomsen
In this all-ages ritual, all are invited to bring water symbolizing the places and ways your spiritual well springs forth. We merge the waters and take blessings from the richness of spiritual community. Plan to also stay for our annual Ice Cream Social after the … read more.
Summer service presentation by UUCY member Merrill Thomsen