Speaker: Rev. Joe Cherry

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Trickery and Truth: A Fool’s Tale

It’s rare that Easter Sunday falls on April Fool’s Day. How can we engage respectfully with a story central to the lives of many on a day that celebrates trickery? We can talk about Jesus as the Fool, the one who speaks truth to power.

To Walk Alongside

Mental illness is often a topic that causes serious discomfort in us. Unlike many other illnesses who symptoms often have physical attributes that we can see, mental illnesses often remain unseeable, mysterious and perhaps this is why they are so frightening.  Spend some time this … read more.

Embrace Joy

In difficult times it can seem like the height of frivolity to exert an effort to embrace joy, but it is not. In times when we are nervous or frightened, it is a bold move to reach out, to expand our hearts and to push … read more.

Freedom of Choice

Our theological theme this month is Freedom. Some people think of freedom, as well, free, but with freedom comes responsibilities. This first Sunday of April Rev. Joe will be talking to us about the Freedom to Die movement. Guest speaker, Lisa Vigil Schattinger from Ohio … read more.

Aligning Ourselves in Difficult Times

When we feel vulnerable, it is more difficult than usual to be expansive of heart and it can be hard to risk disappointment. On Sunday we’ll look at the work that the UUSC leadership has done in the arena of Right Relationship that we hope … read more.

The First Two Words Are Missing

The theological concept of redemption can be challenging for Unitarian Universalists, mired as it can be in popular culture with the central miracle of Christianity, the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Join us this Sunday as we take the concepts of redemption and turn them in … read more.

Your Minister is Only Human

Just 9 months in advance of the 500th Anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation, Rev. Joe will talk about what makes a minister. He will explore the rituals of ordination from several traditions to ask the question: What makes a minister?  Catholicism, Protestant … read more.