Services

Cider Sunday

An informal gathering to reflect on the year past and the one to come while we drink cider and eat munchies. Please bring finger food to share.

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

This will be a service of music, mystery and magic. The old story of Christmas will be told. Out of the darkness, light will come forth. And many tired old hearts will be softened and re-opened to the simple joy of being alive.

Wisdom of Winter

Unitarian Universalists, along with many other people, most frequently find renewal for their spirit in the natural world. Taking walks in the spring, summer and fall is not uncommon. But winter is an equally beautiful and necessary time in the natural world. In this time … read more.

The Wondrous Sloth

Join us for a service focused on the wondrous mysteries of the sloth. Maya Kaup, an Arcata native who grew up at HUUF and now attends Ole Miss to earn her M.S in biology, will be discussing her trips to Costa Rica to study the secrets of sloths … read more.

Focus on Islam

Having just returned from an educational tour of Turkey, with a focus on the study of Islam and Mevlana Rumi, the Rev. Jamila Tharp will share reflections on her trip. Topics will include: Where Buddhists love mindfulness, Sufis love ‘heartfulness;’ in Turkish there are no … read more.

Give Chalica a Chance

Among Unitarian Universalists a new practice for the winter holiday season is emerging. During the first week in December many UUs and UU families focus on one of our UU Principles every day for a week. They light a candle and talk with one another … read more.

The Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 20 is a time of mourning for the transgender people who have passed because of societal pressures and transphobia. Yet it is also a time of committing to providing a safe place for all transgender people who are still here. Kit Lynn will lead … read more.

Centennial of Signing of WWI Peace Treaty

Today we will explore what we have done since “the War to End All Wars” and where we could go from here in readings, hymns, and fellowship participation. Longtime member Veronica Galiani will lead.

A Journey from Grumpy to Grateful

An intergenerational bread and grape communion will be the starting point for this Thanksgiving service. It will then involve an intentional calming of our hearts and examination of our lives taking time to notice all of the beauty and goodness that surrounds us, even in … read more.

Courage America, Courage!

After months of intense effort the time of the 2018 mid-term election has finally arrived. Of course people need to vote and encourage others to vote as well. But after the election we will still need to apply intense effort to create the world we … read more.