Speaker: Led by Rev. Ellen Quaadgras

Surprising Sanctuaries

We most often think of sanctuary as a place – a church, a roof overhead in a downpour, a shelter for wildlife. What if we expand our definition of sanctuary? In today’s all-ages service, Rev. Ellen tells a story from her Transylvanian pilgrimage this summer … read more.

A Sanctuary In Our Time

A Sanctuary In Our Time
by Rev. Ellen Quaadgras
Westminster Unitarian Church
October 7, 2018

Our theme, this month, is sanctuary.
A topic that feels particularly apropos amidst the storms we have been witnessing at the highest levels of government these last few weeks.
Sometimes, in light of the events playing … read more.


Life throws curve balls. It’s not a question of “if” so much as “when.” And, these days, the unexpected feels more like the norm than the exception. In the face of rapid change, upheaval, or twists of fate, how do we “recalculate” our goals and … read more.

I Can See Clearly Now

I Can See Clearly Now
by Rev. Ellen Quaadgras
Westminster Unitarian Church
Sunday, September 16, 2018

First Reading Prayer for Rosh Hashanah by Marcia Falk

Second Reading This is just to say by William Carlos Williams

I love my cute little blue car. It’s so cute, and … read more.

You Are Enough

Rev. Anne Mason writes that “we grow up thinking that we are not good enough or wise enough or athletic enough or rich enough…” But the question is: “Enough to do what?” What does a perspective of abundance have to teach us about our … read more.

Speaking of Fatherhood

On this last service of the regular congregational year, let’s take time to recognize fathers and fatherhood. Being a dad (or having a dad) is a fundamental part of being human, and the fathering we receive can have a big impact in our lives. In … read more.

Wanda’s Roses

(Flower Communion) As we enter the month of June, trees, plants and flowers are growing everywhere. And as we approach the end of our congregational year, we celebrate all the ways this community has supported the growth of its children. This Sunday we honor our OWL participants, … read more.