Rev. Debra Guthrie

Waters of Ministry

Water holds ritual significance in my cultures and its unique composition allows for life on earth. In those sacred moments, which I call moments of ministry, which happen every day, if we are vigilant and paying attention; is the presence of water significant?… more

A Church Without Absolutes

During my message on May 6th I said, “If you think that we are just the progressive alternative to orthodox religion; you are missing something. We are not merely the opposition, we are a whole different paradigm.” This morning I will unpack that statement and examine other misconceptions about Unitarian Universalism.

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The Fifth Principle

As Unitarian Universalists, we are called to exercise our agency by promoting the ideals embodied in our fifth principle. We uphold the right of conscience and the democratic process by being full participants in the governance of this church –congregational polity. On this Sunday of our annual meeting let’s begin a discussion about the balance inherit in congregational polity.

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Our Need for Nurture

One of life’s great quests is to find places we can come together as friends, companions, parents and children, sisters and brothers; in all our relationships. How can we make profound connections? Often, we look around and only see ways in which we are different. This Mother’s Day, let’s look at our common need for connection, nurture and love.… more


Life begins when you get back up. This is a big day for the congregation, a new start. Not only will we elect an interim president, we will explore a new system for programs and governance at the Committee on Shared Ministry picnic. This message will be informed by transcendent ideas inherent in starting over and rebuilding. I hope you join us.… more

Earth Day

On Earth Day morning join us for a worship service that will invite you to sing, to celebrate the wondrous gifts of our planet and to move into shared spaces. Come together this morning to seek connection in concern for our natural resources, to seek connection in an intentional community of people “who may not think alike, but who are striving to love alike.”… more


Rev. Debra will be in the pulpit with an Easter related message. We are planning to have our traditional Easter Sunday breakfast before church and an Easter egg hunt for the children.

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Right Relations

Rev. Debra and Julie team up on this first part of a two part series dealing with how we deal with each other and the wonders of living in community. Let’s unleash the transformational power of liberal religion.

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Drop by Drop, Growing for Service

Stewardship Kick-off. Rev. Debra will present a rousing inspiring worship experience that will touch you deeply and leave you with a warm glow in your heart like E.T. I hope.

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