Speaker: Rev. Bryan Jessup

“Hope is the Thing with Feathers”

Poet Emily Dickinson says, “Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all.” In this Easter service, participants will be invited to count the blessings of springtime and open their hearts … read more.

Singing Love Songs to God

Psalm 96 from the Jewish Scriptures invites human beings to “Sing to the Lord a new song.” It further says, “Sing to the Lord all the Earth.” The Earth is surely singing now in springtime. The frogs are calling in the night. The geese are … read more.

Canvass Sunday

The congregation has been the sole support of this religious community for more than 65 years. This year, as in the past, members and friends will be asked to contribute generously, as they are able, to support the Fellowship. For members and friends this is … read more.

On Being a Sanctuary

Last year, members of the Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship voted to become a Sanctuary Congregation which supports immigrants in danger of exploitation, abuse and deportation. In this service, the congregation will look at what it has done so far to offer sanctuary and will look … read more.

A Call for Revolution

The Dalai Lama has written a book titled A Call for Revolution. In this book he speaks particularly to young people, and he urges them to join the effort to transform our human societies from violence and greed toward compassion and collaboration. He advocates for … read more.

The Gospel of Love and Justice

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a mighty drum major for justice, and he grounded all his efforts in love. In this service a new gospel singing group, which includes Jeff Thomas and Zera Starchild from our congregation, will join Rev. Jessup in … read more.

Justice on Earth

What do environmental concerns, white supremacy, economic injustice and homophobia have in common? They are all forms of making the Earth and certain people “other,” rather than anything that should have our love and care. All these forms of oppression are interlinked. This Sunday we … read more.

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.