Speaker: Elena Westbrook - Guest Speaker

Yuletide: Ghosts of Christmas Past

Join us on December 17 as Elena Westbrook and Betsy Friauf lead an observation of two more winter holidays: Yule (the winter solstice), and Christmas. We’ll celebrate the restful darkness, light candles to encourage the returning light, and contemplate how Unitarian Universalists can make Christmas our own. Music provided by Krista Benesch.   Click on … Continue reading Yuletide: Ghosts of Christmas Past

Centering for Change

We’ve all faced a lot of change in the last few years, and more change is coming. This Sunday, Elena Westbrook will talk about naming ourselves and finding a strong, centered baseline that will help us pivot quickly to cope with whatever the world dishes out. Click on this link to view the videos of … Continue reading Centering for Change

‘Tis the Season for Gratitude: An Earth-Centered Celebration

As the wheel of the year of the year turns and we are all taken through experiences, changes, and simply moments that make up our lives, we have an opportunity to pause, and honor the season. Join us for a service of Earth-centered ritual and song to express our gratitude for all that we have, … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season for Gratitude: An Earth-Centered Celebration

Light in the Darkness

What do the three biggest December holidays have in common? Fire! Light in the darkness! Candles and stars! Elena Westbrook will lead a celebration of light in the darkness that recognizes the importance and the beauty of the darkness in our short winter days. Come to hear stories and light candles observing the winter solstice … Continue reading Light in the Darkness