On this Winter Solstice day, we’ll have Coffee and Conversation at our regular morning time of 10:00 a.m. and then gather again at 5:00 p.m. for a celebration of the darkest time of year — complete with candles to illuminate the dark space. We’ll … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Ken Jones
In this season in which many of us feel the burden of high expectations, our Minister will explore that form of forgiveness that is often most elusive: forgiving ourselves.
This morning our Minister will read from the classic book for young people, “The Van Gogh Cafe” by Cynthia Rylant. All ages might appreciate the whimsy and humor, and the message about the magic of community and memory.
Drawing from the book “Just Mercy” by Bryan Stevenson, Rev. Jones explores how to hold up the latter in a system dominated by oppressive forms of “justice.”
This morning Rev. Jones will be joined by Rev. Paul Benz of the Washington Faith Action Network, a statewide interfaith network advocating for the common good. UUCY will also be hosting the FAN Fall Cluster Gathering later in the day from 2 to 4 … read more.
Many of us have trouble hearing words evoking traditional religion. This morning Rev. Jones will acknowledge this and offer some new ways of interpreting old words with sometimes harmful meaning.
A reflection on Rev. Jones’s experience at the 1995 General Assembly
“Although my father was not a UU, he taught me a lot about basic UU values — to wit, we care for each other, no matter what.” — Rev. Ken Jones
This is the day of our annual “Flower Ceremony” in which all are invited to bring a flower to symbolize our unique character. We’ll exchange flowers in the service. Please plan to stay after for our annual Congregational Meeting.
Rev. Ken Jones delves into “Systems Thinking” as a new way to understand the universe and our place in it.