Upcoming services

April 29, 2018

A Meandering Path

Rev. Shana Lynngood  with Worship Associate Dan Klimke

Sometimes change and transformation in our lives takes a circuitous route.

It is seldom a direct path between one way of being and another. How can we honour that process that change sometimes takes and notice and appreciate the shifts we have made over time?

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April 22, 2018

Earth Day:  Hope and Action 

Rev. Melora Lynngood and Friends — with Worship Associate Anna Isaacs —

Our 7th Unitarian Universalist Principle calls us to care for “the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.”

In this service we consider the challenges in answering this call, and we will hear stories about how our members are caring for the earth, despite the challenges.

We will consider ways in which we can all be a part of this transformation – how we can all care for the earth in ways large and small. Consider, for example, whether you could give up using plastic straws! Every little bit helps.

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April 15, 2018

Space for Change

Rev. Shana Lynngood — with Worship Associate Dan Klimke —

We will have special music from our Chalice Choir this morning under the guest conductor, DeReau Farrar, Music Director of the First Unitarian Church of Portland.

In the service we’ll explore the ways in which we have to make room (in our lives and our very beings) in order for transformation to take place.

Change that is this deep won’t just fit in around the edges —we will have to clear the way and open a path for the changes we seek.

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April 8, 2018

The Hero’s Journey

Oliver Belisle with Coming of Age Group with Worship Associate Samantha Magnus —

Throughout history, people from all walks of life have been mesmerized by tales of heroic deeds and adventure.

From the first epic Gilgamesh, to modern-day classics like Star Wars and Frozen, we find a familiar pattern of story-telling: what Joseph Campbell called the Monomyth or Hero’s Journey.

What is about this pattern that resonates so deeply and transcends era and culture? More importantly, what can we learn from these stories and how can we apply it to our lives? Join us for this Sunday as we embark on the hero’s journey together.

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April 1, 2018

The Transformative Power in Easter

Rev. Shana Lynngood with Worship Associate Doug McGinnis — Special music by Erika Richards, trumpet —

We begin a month of exploring transformation with the Christian holiday which uplifts new life and change in a profound way.

How can we hear the story of Jesus’s resurrection with special attention to the change at its core? What transformations are you considering?

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March 25, 2018

‘Ban the Bomb’ Treaty

Dr. Mary-Wynne Ashford with Worship Associate Oliver Belisle –

The Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons is so important that the Nobel Peace Prize went to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.

Learn what we can do as ICAN members. View website.

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