Site Updates

April 14, 2024

Here’s what’s new on our website since last Sunday:

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Next Sunday, April 21, join us for an All-Ages Earth Day worship service, “For the Beauty of the Earth.” We will grieve lost species and celebrate the beauty of the Earth.

Also next Sunday, our monthly turn to serve the Loaves & Fishes meal will be at a new location, The Ashley Street Center, 1509 Ashley St. (view map), and at a different time. Both the volunteers providing food and those who will serve and clean up are asked to be at the Ashley Street Center between 4 and 4:15 p.m. The meal will be served at 4:30 p.m. Cleanup is expected to be complete by about 6:15 p.m. Please sign up here – we still need 18 volunteers.

Next Sunday’s full schedule (see home page for details):

    • 9 a.m. – Forum Discussion Group
    • 9 to 10:30 a.m. – Earth Day Bike Ride and Alternate Transportation Day
    • 9 a.m. – Mindfulness Meditation
    • 10:30 a.m. – Worship Service for all ages
    • 10:30 a.m. – Youth Religious Education – no classes
    • 11:30 a.m. – Coffee Hour
    • Noon – YRUU
    • Noon – Middle School D&D Group
    • 4 to 6:15 p.m. – Loaves & Fishes

A video of the Rev. Dr. C.W. Dawson’s sermon at this morning’s worship service appears near the top of the home page. The video also is directly available here and is linked on the Sermon/Worship Archive page.

Weekly News Update

The most important weekly news is posted on this page every week. You can easily get to this page by clicking the “Weekly News Update” button near the top of the left sidebar.

Joys and Sorrows

We share the joys, sorrows and prayers of our community on this page.

April 7, 2024

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Next Sunday, April 14, the Rev. Dr. C.W. Dawson, Jr. will be our guest preacher. Join us for a rousing word from our favorite philosopher.

Next Sunday’s full schedule (see home page for details):

    • 9 a.m. – Forum Discussion Group
    • 9 a.m. – Mindfulness Meditation
    • 10:30 a.m. – Worship Service
    • 10:30 a.m. – Youth Religious Education – regular classes
    • 11:30 a.m. – Coffee Hour
    • Noon – YRUU
    • 1 p.m. – Sanctuary and Immigrant Justice Team – online

A video of portions of this morning’s worship service, including Rev. Molly’s sermon “God Is Change” appears near the top of the home page. The video also is directly available here and is linked on the Sermon/Worship Archive page.

Current Newsletter

In case you previous announcements, the April issue of our monthly newsletter, The Searchlight, is available on this page. It is also linked along with past issues on the Newsletter Download page.

News Blog

New this week on the News Blog are the following:

Upcoming Events

This page has been updated with upcoming events in April and selected events in May and June, all listed in chronological order.

Milestones Circle Materials

This new page features links to the materials used for the Milestones Circle that meets after worship on fourth Sundays.

Chalice Circle Materials

The April order of service for Chalice Circle gatherings is now available here.

March 30, 2024 – Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt

The brief story/slideshow about the March 30 Easter Brunch, Egg Hunt and Bunny Costume Vote that was on the home page this past week has been moved to this separate photo page. The page is also linked on the Photos & Video page.

Weekly News Update

The most important weekly news is posted on this page every week. You can easily get to this page by clicking the “Weekly News Update” button near the top of the left sidebar.

Joys and Sorrows

We share the joys, sorrows and prayers of our community on this page.

March 31, 2024

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Next Sunday, April 7, Rev. Molly’s sermon title will be “God is Change.” The Afro-futurist novelist Octavia Butler wrote: “All that you touch You Change. All that you Change Changes you. The only lasting truth Is Change. God Is Change.” What does it mean for our lives to proclaim that change is the most ultimate thing?\

After worship, we’ll enjoy our First Sunday Potluck!

Next Sunday’s full schedule (see home page for details):

    • 9 a.m. – Forum Discussion Group
    • 9 a.m. – Mindfulness Meditation
    • 10:30 a.m. – Worship Service
    • 10:30 a.m. – Youth Religious Education – regular classes
    • 11:30 a.m. – Coffee Hour
    • Noon – First Sunday Potluck
    • Noon – YRUU
    • Noon – Middle-School D&D Group

A video of portions of this morning’s worship service, including Rev. Molly’s Easter Sermon “Saving Paradise,” appears near the top of the home page. The video also is directly available here and is linked on the Sermon/Worship Archive page.

Immediately below the video is a photo slideshow of YRUU’s annual Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt that took place on Saturday, March 30.

Current Newsletter

In case you missed the email earlier this week, the April issue of our monthly newsletter, The Searchlight, is available on this page. It is also linked along with past issues on the Newsletter Download page.

Worship Services

See the complete schedule of April worship services here.

RE Schedule

DRE Jamila Batchelder provided the information on this page about April R.E. classes and activities.

Forum Discussion Group

See the complete schedule of April Forum programs here.

Loaves and Fishes

Starting in April the location of Loaves and Fishes will change to the Room at the Inn Shelter in the Ashley Street Center, 1509 Ashley St. The link above will take you to the April signup sheet for details, including a link to a map to the new location. Note also a slight change in times.

Weekly News Update

The most important weekly news is posted on this page every week. You can easily get to this page by clicking the “Weekly News Update” button near the top of the left sidebar.

Joys and Sorrows

We share the joys, sorrows and prayers of our community on this page.