Join us as we celebrate Easter and hope with song, story and a homily. Our children will participate in the service for an extended time, and will then enjoy an Easter Egg hunt.
Speaker: Rev. Joy Atkinson
Starr King UU Church interim minister, Aug 2014 to June 2015.
The symbol of the cross is older than Christianity and rich with layers of meaning. Join us as we explore and celebrate Palm Sunday, and the “crossroads experiences” in our lives.
On this Sunday, when most visits between canvassers and pledgers will take place in the afternoon, our Canvass Sunday service will explore the value of Unitarian Universalism and this UU community to each of us and to the world at large. Suppose there were no religious community like ours?
Author EB White once wrote: “I wake up each morning torn between a desire to save the world and a desire to savor the world. This makes it very hard to plan the day.” This year’s “Leap Day,” February 29th, is a kind of bonus day that comes around only once every four years. We will pause from our everyday … Read the rest
Evolution Sunday honors the Clergy Letter Project—an effort by clergy of many faiths to publicly support science education in schools and refute those who would replace science with “creationism.” The sermon will take us on a journey around the universe and explore the interface of science and theology.
How is Starr King Church doing? Our interim minister will offer a transition-time assessment of our triumphs, needs and challenges, and will indulge in a little crystal-ball-gazing.… Read the rest
Join us for a service of tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, and the important work he left for the rest of us to do. Let’s resolve to take up his good work and carry it forward.
Click here to listen to the sermon by Rev. Joy Atkinson on January 17th (right click and save)… Read the rest
We have just slid into yet another new year. Join us for a New Year’s ritual as we say goodbye to the past year and look forward to the new, and as we ponder the meaning of time in our lives.
Click here to listen to the sermon by Rev. Joy Atkinson on January 3rd (right click and save)… Read the rest
We come together on this silent night to celebrate Christmas with singing, readings, music by the choir, a homily by Joy and the glow of candlelight. After the service there will be hot mulled cider. You are invited to bring holiday goodies to share.… Read the rest
What can we Unitarian Universalists make of the traditional nativity story? How might it speak to us? The sermon will explore the rich mythic and universal themes of the Christmas story.