The Courage to Stay

On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, we explore how Integrity often requires that we stay in the struggle; even when things get hard.

Resilience Games

The younger children are with us for the first part of worship, and the sixth graders and up for the whole service, as we introduce this month’s theme in worship and religious education, “Resilience,” with “Resilience Games” – how play can teach us perseverance.  … read more.

Story Sunday

“Exploring our Principles and Purposes in poetry, Story, and Song.”  NUUC member Becca Morse invites members and friends to share special readings and music.

When God Does Give You More than You Can Bear

Many people feel that religion asks us to persist through suffering.  But often instead, it calls us to stop, pause, and sit for a while in the brokenness.

Myths of Resilience

We rightfully admire people of resilience; and yet, a culture wide obsession with myths about resilience can be harmful. 

My Grandmother’s Hands

The younger children are with us for the first part of worship, and the sixth graders and up for the whole service, as we introduce this month’s theme in worship and religious education, “Wisdom.”  Today we focus on the wisdom of the body.  … read more.

Nothing to See Here

Religious wisdom from very different traditions nonetheless all stress the need to step away from a secular climate of crisis, false urgency, and drama. 

The Power of Witness

How testimony is the beginning of truth and deep wisdom.     

De-Centering the Human

How our souls—and our planet—depend on our ability to dismantle modernist anthropocentrism.