Speaker: Rev. Victoria Poling

Who Do We Need to Find a Way?

Stewardship is about more than money. It’s about our relationships. Relationships give us audacious hope, and ways of being generous, just and equitable in our communities. Today we’ll learn about the audacious hopes of UU ancestor and Civil Rights advocate Whitney Young, and of Seattle and … read more.

UU Christmas

Come celebrate a Unitarian Christmas with carols and stories from our history and a candlelight ceremony to mark the return of light to our world in the Northern hemisphere.

 

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Tracking the Mystery

According to Bill Plotkin, author of Nature and the Human Soul, Mystery is the undifferentiated realm of spirit and soul. While spirit permeates, animates, and transcends everything, soul calls us to our unique, individual, and communal relationship to the whole.

Today we’ll be tracking the Mystery, the transcendent … read more.

Widening the Circle of Hospitality

Welcome back to VIUU!

Our theme for the month of September is Welcome. In the Babylonian Talmud it is written that Hospitality is a form of worship. Let’s offer one another joyful hospitality as we re-connect for Sunday worship and begin a new congregational year.

If you … read more.

Flower Ceremony Centennial Service

The UU tradition of the Flower Ceremony began in 1923 with Norbert Fabian Čapek (CHA-pek), the Czech founder of the Prague Unitarian congregation, which at that time was becoming the largest Unitarian church in the world. The ritual symbolized the people’s unity by gathering many … read more.

A Creative Way of Life

Do you consider yourself creative? What if you consider the way in which you live your life as your creative path? Let’s explore the creative process together and identify ways in which you are creatively engaged with your inner life, with other people, with your … read more.

Resistance, Creation, and the Easter Passion

The most masterful element of resistance is water. This Easter Sunday we’ll explore the water’s way of bringing about a resurrection of new life from decay. We’ll travel through lava fields, visiting the magnificent destructive and creative power of volcanos, and arrive at the passionate … read more.

A Vulnerable Faith

In the song “Lean on Me,” we sing, “If you have a load you have to bear, that you can’t carry…I’ll share your load, if you just call me.” But sometimes, sharing your load just feels too vulnerable, and you hold it all in or … read more.