Courage

Lynching in the United States

Can facing the horrific national sins of lynching and violence against people of color help us move forward toward racial harmony?… more

Rebuilding

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

Shifting Times: Challenges and Opportunities on our T.R.I.P. together

LaRahna and Renee will explore our shifting times based on the work of author Joel Barker as explained in Paradigms:  The Business of Discovering the Future.   They will explore the concepts of Shifters, Pioneers and Settlers.  How does understanding these concepts help us to understand ourselves during these shifting times?  This past July, Renee invited the congregation to join … more

The Road to Ministry and Ordination

Debra will explore and present the journey to professional ministry and the on-going demands of ministry, including her personal story and the spiritual implications of this wondrous profession.

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Dr. Martin Luther King, JR

Debra Guthrie and the AUUC youth present an

intergenerational celebration of the life of a

great American hero.

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One Step at a Time

Now more than ever, our individual choices can create ripples of change. Let’s explore some ways we can make a difference.

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. (Margaret Mead)… more

Transgender Remembrance

How does our faith call us to advocate for the special population of people who are gender non-conforming or transgender?

On this Sunday before Transgender Remembrance Day we gather in sacred community to shed light on the struggles of this targeted community.… more

Rising Strong – November 12, 2017

This morning Debra Guthrie will share some of the important life lesson she learned from Brene’ Brown’s phenomenal book Rising Strong. Brown tells us what it takes to get back up, and how owning our stories of disappointment, failure, and heartbreak gives us the power to write a daring new ending. She says,

“Struggle, can be our greatest call to courage, and rising strong our clearest path… more