Speaker: Susan Kaphammer


Compassion may begin with thoughts of sympathy and feelings of empathy. But real compassion takes us deeper into community and justice with the call to respond with actions to address the pain and suffering we see and feel. Susan Kaphammer offers thoughts on compassion toward … read more.

Another Take on Sin

The concept of “sin” is part of the dogma and structure of many religions, including Christian sects that heavily influence our American culture. In this service, Susan Kaphammer takes another look at the concept of “sin,” seeking meaning for us as Unitarian Universalists.


UUCY member Susan Kaphammer will share thoughts about Awe — the “Soul Matters” theme for this month

The Spiritual Power of Money

The obtaining and spending of money is necessary in our lives but can function like something separate from our spiritual selves.  This message will explore how we can engage with money in our lives so it supports rather than hinders our heartfelt and spiritual intentions … read more.

Stories Are Us

You don’t have to look very far to find UU values and lessons reflected
in story and song.  Join Linda King, Susan Kaphammer, Rosemary Saul,
Roger Smith and Sonny Sonker in this celebration of story.

Being Present with Yourself

“…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.

I Am What I Do

How often do we identify ourselves by what we do – how we earn our living; how we spend our time out in the world. But does this explain who we are? In this service, Susan Kaphammer will consider the relationships between what we do … read more.

Are We Really the Grown-ups Now?

The deaths of significant individuals who had roles in raising, guiding and supporting me leaves me at odds with my own sense that I am still “growing up.” In this service I will explore personal challenges and spiritual opportunities of becoming the older generation.
Presented … read more.

Get on the Bus!

Join us for this journey into our past, present and future as we explore our own UUCY Healthy Relations Covenant and what it means to us as individuals and as a church. Facilitated by Susan Kaphammer and Linda King.