In the Mexican tradition, the dead are honored with beautiful altars, music, dancing, and offerings of their favorite foods. We are grateful for rituals that encourage us to open our hearts and express our love for our dearly departed. Join us in commemorating the Days of the Dead by bringing a photo of your beloveds, flowers or significant object to add to our community altar.… Read the rest
Anger rises in the mind and spreads through our body, triggering scenarios filled with blaming, shaming and hurting others. Tibetan Buddhism recognizes that the flip side of anger is wisdom. It is the signal that tells us when something is wrong, when something needs to be addressed, and helps us move forward towards change and transformation.… Read the rest
Voices of the Turtle: From Resistance to Power. Join us as we gather to honor International Indigenous People’s Day through poetry, song, and storytelling.
International Indigenous People’s Day reaffirms native people’s decisions to defend our culture, education, and religion as fundamental to our Identity as Peoples, reclaiming and maintaining our own forms of spiritual life and communal coexistence, in an intimate relationship with our Mother Earth.… Read the rest
Salsa, Soul, and Spirit: Based on the book by Juana Bordas, we are invited to reflect on multicultural leadership approaches. We will consider how incorporating many cultural perspectives offers us an opportunity to appreciate differences, value the unique contributions of diverse groups, and promote learning from many orientations. Multicultural leadership is uniquely suited to our mosaic world because it incorporates the influences, practices and values of a variety of cultures in a respectful and productive … Read the rest
Lay led service
How do we feed our spiritual practice? Many of us find the practice of food preparation to be one way of practicing our spirituality. Come listen to perspectives on how filling mouths and stomachs brings connection, provides healing and often is someone’s greatest gift.… Read the rest
Rev. Maria Cristina preaches for the first time and ushers in a new church year with a beloved UU tradition: The Water Ceremony.
Calling all green and brown thumbs! Please join us Saturday, to get SKUU’s grounds ready for winter. We’ll be weeding, mulching, pruning and working on the kid’s playground. Following the gardening, we’ll be treated to a BBQ for our efforts! Come join the fun and be a part of the interdependent web! 9:00 – 12:00 (WORK PARTY) 12 noon BBQ!… Read the rest
Come to this one session Adult Religious Education workshop to be held in the sanctuary on November 10th. The class will focus on discovering tools for the work, how to create your own ritual, and times when a ritual might be helpful. The workshop will be led by Rev. Katie Kandarian-Morris and Lisa Sciandra. Please register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.… Read the rest
If you would like an opportunity to meet folks in a smaller setting, please consider attending the next Circle Supper. Please mark your calendars for Nov. 2nd. More details to follow.