This Sunday…The 3rd Principle: “Acceptance, Encouragement and Spiritual Growth”

This Sunday, the service is about our 3rd Principle – affirming and promoting acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations.  Some thoughts to ponder before the service:

  • Tolerance and acceptance are not the same thing
  • One another includes our self
  • Spirituality and humanism are not mutually exclusive
  • How do these concepts play out in our congregation and the larger world

This is Soup and Bread Sunday. If you are able, please bring something to share. All are welcome. 2015EmilyBurr


Christmas Is….

On Sunday, December 20th 2015, Rev. Emily Burr will present a sermon entitled: “Christmas Is…“ Christmas as it is celebrated today in America is actually a very UU holiday.  It has elements of many religions from diverse countries.  As with other parts of our culture, we have created a holiday that is our own. Robin Charles will be our musician and Cindy Clarenbach our Worship Associate.


This Sunday

This Sunday student minister, Kali Fyre, will be joining us for a sermon entitled, “Expectantly Waiting in an Instant Gratification World.” Robin Charles will be our musician and Susan Haines, our Worship Associate.

*** There is will be no Religious Education classes this Sunday. Childcare is available if needed. ***

After the service, Stephanie V. will be organizing a chocolate truffle decorating activity in preparation for next Saturday’s cookie walk. She has promised taste testing!

Franklin Footlight Theatre presents Aida

AidaFranklin Footlight Theatre will be staging their latest production this weekend. The show is Aida (no, not the opera, the Elton John/ Tim Rice musical). Performances are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30 and Sunday at 2. Tickets are $16 ($14 seniors and students) and can be purchased in advance at or at the box office an hour before showtime. The marvelous harmonies are sung beautifully by the talented lead actors, who are supported by a cast of 50, including congregation members Denise Steadman and Vince Ribas. Don’t miss this one, it’s well worth the price of admission!