Speaker: Rev. María Cristina Vlassidis Burgoa
Junior Worship Associates Nayela and Mireya Reynoso join Rev. Maria Cristina in celebrating Pride. You are invited to wear your rainbow colors!
The Flower Ceremony, sometimes referred to as Flower Communion or Flower Festival, is an annual ritual that celebrates beauty, human uniqueness, diversity, and community.
Originally created in 1923 by Unitarian minister Norbert Capek of Prague, Czechoslovakia, the Flower Ceremony was introduced to the United States by Rev. Maya Capek, Norbert’s widow.
In this ceremony, everyone in the congregation brings a … Read the rest
Winston Churchill is often quoted saying: “History is written by the victors,” and while it is true that our nation’s history has been told overwhelmingly from the perspective of straight, white, cis-male folks of means, those who have been marginalized, disenfranchised, have always found ways to remember and tell their stories. Those stories, though, have almost universally been drowned out … Read the rest
A dialogue between Rev. Maria Cristina and Mileva Saulo Lewis, Vice-President of the Board of Trustees.
Covenants are promises that we make together to affirm to us and the world who we are and what we believe. Covenants, like creeds or mission statements will not eliminate conflicts. Rather, these statements should provide the foundation for our living tradition which is … Read the rest
Join us as we share memories and honor all those who have loved us into being.
Even when everything seems lost, and broken, and uncertain, and you think it’s over, it’s then that God, or Love, or Goodness, whatever you call it, shows up, breaks into our lives to renew and resurrect hope.
Meditation has many purposes: healing, mental clarity, and relaxation. This practice can also enhance our spiritual lives by expanding consciousness and awareness.
This year, the United Nations has chosen the theme “Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow.” They are promoting gender equality in the context of the climate crisis. Theologically, we find inspiration and valuable resources in Eco-Feminist and Eco-Womanist approaches in the powerful voices of women and girls leading the climate justice movement.
Join us in celebrating Starr King as our spiritual home. We invite everyone to share their testimonies of what/who brought us here, how we have been nurtured spiritually over the years, and what it means to be part of this Beloved Community.