Speaker: Led by Rev. Ellen Quaadgras

Trust Anyway

“If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be Honest Anyway. The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Be Good Anyway. Give your world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give Your Best Anyway.” ~ Mother Teresa. We are … read more.

Re-Membering Westminster

The spiritual journey is not a once-and-be-done-with-it endeavor. Neither is participating in a congregation. Although there are certain thresholds moments (like “signing the book” to join), the depth and breadth of one’s spiritual journey is not static. What might be possible for you and for … read more.

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.