It has been a week filled with emotion: disappointment, relief, anxiety, uncertainty and more. Our theme this month is Healing. Let’s gather in that spirit to re-ground ourselves in what is true, re-connect with what is hopeful and re-imagine what is possible now. This … read more.
Speaker: Led by Rev. Ellen Quaadgras
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I was at a minister’s retreat recently where a colleague talked about something called liminal space. It’s a word ministers like to use about … read more.
Listening as “Holy Ground” in a time of Black Lives Matter
By Rev. Ellen Quaadgras
Westminster Unitarian Church
October 18, 2020
Story: “Take Off Your Shoes”
One of the greatest adventures stories of all time is a dramatic biblical escape story set over 3000 years ago. It’s called … read more.
Reading by Chief Dan George, Tsleil-Waututh
The beauty of the trees,
the softness of the air,
the fragrance of the grass,
speaks to me.
The summit of the mountain,
the thunder of the sky,
the rhythm of the sea,
speaks to me.
The strength … read more.
First Reading: By Erika Hewitt
This piece written by Rev Erika Hewitt and is from her book: “The Shared Pulpit” It’s a reader’s theater piece – imagining the thoughts of different people in a group invited to share deeply.
This Sunday we officially kicked off the 2020-2021 congregational year with our traditional Water Communion – a chance to formally acknowledge, even bless, this new year. This year is particularly poignant as we anticipate fresh challenges for families, teachers, students, and all whose lives … read more.
Cleaning House in Home or Heart
By Rev Ellen Quaadgras
In past years we didn’t always have a service on Labor Day Sunday, but lately we’ve been using this as an opportunity to offer a “best of” – a service that the Worship … read more.
Spiritual Practice – Body/Mind/Spirit
In a world changing all around us, how do we stay the course, keep our center, keep our heads? Faith leaders have long pointed to spiritual practice as a way to foster compassion, deepen our relationship with ourselves, and support … read more.
A Compassionate Father’s Day
Reading excerpt from The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston
“When we are born,
we have curses and gifts from our parents and ancestors
[that] come from way back, and generation after generation,
we work on them, with them.
They are curses because there … read more.
Appreciation Sunday: The Journeys of Our Lives
How do we equip ourselves for the journeys of our lives? Especially in times so full of change? Join us for this end-of-the-congregational-year, all-ages service in which we explore these questions. This service will include a celebration of our … read more.