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Sunday Services

Services are held every Sunday at 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. Childcare is provided at the first service and religious education at the second service.

HUUF is a shared ministry and our part-time minister is Reverend Bryan Jessup.  Rev. Jessup speaks at two services a month.  At the other services we host a variety of faith and community leaders, as well as inspirational speakers from within our congregation. 

Upcoming Services

August 26 — 10 a.m. — Books that Heal the Heart — Valerie Gizinski

Whether it is the content or the opportunity to immerse ourselves in someone else’s imagination, books help us heal; they can offer solace and inspire hope. In this interactive service, come and share with us how a book made a difference in your life and why it may speak to us, too. Valerie Gizinski is a longtime Fellowship member and an avid reader.

Sunday, Sept. 2 – 10 a.m. – Honoring Human Labor – the Rev. Bryan Jessup

Everyone works. Some people get paid. The problem is that many people who do not get paid are then discounted, scorned and left without resources. The first principle of Unitarian Universalism calls us to honor the worth and dignity of every person. As a society we are still a long way from doing that, so working to change our society is a task that is always with us.

Sunday, Sept. 9 – 10 a.m. – Gathering of the Water: Thanks and Hope – Maureen Lawlor

We invite you to participate in our annual Gathering of the Waters service where individuals and families fill our community well with their personal offerings – and this year especially with drops of gratitude and hope. Feel free to bring water that is personally significant or to use ours. Join us afterward for a potluck picnic.

Two services on Sunday will begin on September 16

Sunday, Sept. 16 – 9 and 11 a.m. – To Begin Again – the Rev. Bryan Jessup

For Jews, the new year begins in the fall. This works well for many of us in the Northern hemisphere because, after summer activities, many of our schedules – including the schedules of religious communities – return to “normal” in September. In the Jewish tradition the new year is a time for deep reflection on the past and serious contemplation about goals for the year ahead. For Unitarian Universalists, too, these practices make sense.

Sunday, Sept. 23 – 9 and 11 a.m. – Voices of our youth

Unitarian Universalists put a lot of value in raising and empowering youth in the context of our principles. The teens and young adults who were brought up in this faith are strong, creative and spiritual people. They are also next in line to be (or already are) taking up leadership roles in our congregations, in our faith, and in the UUA. They have unwavering voices and passion about what UU-ism can and should look like. So this Sunday will be an opportunity to hear some of these voices first hand.

Sunday, Sept. 30 – 9 and 11 a.m. – We are Building a New Way – the Rev. Bryan Jessup & Berti Welty

Unitarian Universalism in the United States is relatively young as religions go. Both Unitarians and Universalists got their start in this country in the early 1800s, and since their associations joined together in 1961 their approach has continued to evolve.

The point of Unitarian Universalism today is for each individual to learn to care for their own spirit, learn to embody wisdom and compassion in daily living, and learn to work together for the health of all humanity and the planet. It’s a religion that offers people the freedom to find what kinds of spiritual practices work best for them individually even as members work toward common goals.

Past Services at HUUF

Following the July 9, 2017 service, a list of the books that were recommended was compiled.

Sunday, January, 28th, 2018 - Finding Sustenance with Lama Choyang

Sunday, October 16th, 2016 - Why Do We Create Religious Congregations? with Rev. Bryan Jessup

Sunday, May 4th, 2014 - You've Got A Lot of Chutzpah with Rev. Bryan Jessup

Sunday, April 6th, 2014 - Holding Our Seat with Rev. Bryan Jessup

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014 - We Are All In This Together with Rev. Bryan Jessup

Sunday, February 16th, 2014 - Your Ministry, Your Health, Our Shared Life with Rev. Bryan Jessup

Sunday, January 19th, 2014 - Martin Luther King, Jr. and the New Jim Crow with Rev. Bryan Jessup

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013 - Light Out of Darkness with Rev. Bryan Jessup

Sunday, December 15th, 2013 - Seeking Knowledge in Freedom with Rev. Bryan Jessup

Sunday, December 1st, 2013 - Thoughts About Chalica with Rev. Bryan Jessup

Sunday, November 17th, 2013 - We Strive to Dwell Together in Peace with Rev. Bryan Jessup

Sunday, October 20th, 2013 - May the Quest for Truth Be Our Sacrament with Rev. Bryan Jessup

Sunday, October 6th, 2013 - May Love Be the Spirit of this Fellowship with Rev. Bryan Jessup

Sunday, September 29th, 2013 - It's Magic! with Rev. Bryan Jessup

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013 - What's This Guy Up To - and Why? with Rev. Bryan Jessup

Sunday, September 15th, 2013 - Who Are These People, Anyway? with Rev. Bryan Jessup and Edie Jessup

Sunday, June 16th, 2013 - Reverend Joy's Moving Sale, by Rev. Joy Atkinson

Sunday, May 19th, 2013 - Active Peace and the Courage To Not Look Away, by Katie Wilson

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013 - Opening Up In Sweet Surrender To the Luminous Love Light Deep Within, moderated by Berti Welty

Sunday, December 30th, 2012 - Right Relationship: What Does Gender Have To Do With It? presented by Bandita Banducci

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