Summer 2020 Worship

September 6 “Journey to the Center of the Earth” – Rebecca Schillenback

August 30 “The Inward Journey” – Rev. Margaret Weis


August 23 “Healing in the Time of Pandemic” – David Schwartz


August 16 “A HIV Journey to Harlem, Afica, and Home” – Jens Wennberg


August 9 “Exploring Solitude and Community” – Andrew Quagliata



August 2 “Animals & this Pandemic: A Personal & Collective Journey”” – Amie Hamlin


July 26 “What I Hope I Wil Remember From This Time” – Janet Shortall
Please join us in welcoming our three neighboring congregations this morning. From Pennsylvania, the UU Church of Athens and Sheshequin, and from New York, the UU Fellowship of Big Flats and the UU Church of Cortland. Welcome! We are delighted that you have chosen to worship with us.

July 19 “4500 Journeys” – John Gaines


July 12 “Reorienting What We Prize” – Jim Antal


July 5 “A Cancer Journey” – Cheryl Botts


June 28 UUA General Assembly Service


June 21 “So Great a Cloud of Witnesses” – Walt Peck


The theme of “Beauty”

June 14, 2020 – Rev. Margaret Weis

June 7, 2020 – Rev. Margaret Weis, Minister

The theme of “Curiosity”

May 31, 2020 – Rev. Margaret Weis

May 24, 2020 – Music Service

May 17, 2020 – Rev. Margaret Weis

May 10, 2020 – Rev. Margaret Weis

May 3, 2020 – Andrew Quagliata, Guest Speaker

The theme of “Wholeness”

April 26, 2020 – Rev. Margaret Weis

April 12, 2020 – Rev. Margaret Weis

April 5, 2020 – Rev. Margaret Weis

The theme of “Journey”

March 29, 2020 – Rev. Margaret Weis

March 22, 2020 – Rev Margaret Weis

“No Person is an Island” – Mar 8, 2020 – Rev Margaret Weis

“The Practice of Generosity: Gifts” – Mar 1, 2020 – Rev Margaret Weis

The theme of “Trust/Generosity”

“The Practice of Generosity: Service” – Feb 23, 2020 – Rev Margaret Weis

“The Practice of Generosity: Time” – Feb 9, 2020 – Rev Margaret Weis

“The Practice of Generosity: Presence” – Feb 2, 2020 – Rev Margaret Weis

The theme of “Possibility”

“Possibility: How Do We Know?” – Jan 26, 2020 – Rev Margaret Weis

“Multiplying Possibility” – Jan 19, 2020 – Rev Margaret Weis

“Practicing Possibility” – Jan 12, 2020 – Rev Margaret Weis

The theme of “Mystery”

“On the Threshold” – Dec 29, 2019 – Magdalen Lindeberg & Celebration Associates

“Mystery of Light” – Dec 22, 2019 – Rev Margaret Weis

“The Mystery of Waiting” – Dec 15, 2019 – Rev Margaret Weis

“Mystical Meals: A Face-to-Face Faith” – Dec 8, 2019 – Marty Pelham, guest speaker

The theme of “Memory”

“Shifting the Narrative” – Nov 24, 2019 – Rev Margaret Weis

“Heritage and Memory” – Nov 17, 2019 – Rev. Roger Bertschausen, Guest Speaker

“Re-Membering” – Nov 10, 2019 – Rev Margaret Weis

“How Does Memory Sustain You?”- Nov 3, 2019 – Rod Howe & Amelia Habicht, guest speakers

The theme of “Sanctuary”

“Safer Places: A Reflection on Sanctuary”- Oct 27, 2019 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“The Language of Sanctuary”- Oct 20, 2019 – Open Doors ESL Students and Teachers

“Welcoming the Stranger” – Oct. 13, 2019 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“The Temple of Being” – Oct. 6, 2019 – Rev. Margaret Weis

The theme of “Vision”

“Getting out of our own Way” – Sept. 29th, 2019 – Rev. James Galisinski

“Awakening Vision” – Sept. 22nd, 2019 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“In-gathering A Water Service” – Sept. 10th, 2019 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“The Power of Disagreement: – April 28, 2019 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“A Rite of Spring” – April 21, 2019 – Rev. Margaret Weis and Readers

“Readying Ourselves” – April 14, 2019 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Let your Life Speak” – April 7, 2019 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Waiting for the Fog to Clear” – March 31, 2019 – Rev. Margaret Weis and Rev. Aileen Fitzke

“Stories of Resilience” – March 24, 2019

“Navigating the Vulnerable Edges” – March 17, 2019 – Kris Miller

“A Recipe for Resilience” – March 10, 2019 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Resilient Community” – March 3, 2019 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Building a Bigger Table” – February 24, 2019 – Rev. Tina Simson

“Intentional Formation” – February 10, 2019 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“When No One is Watching” – February 3, 2019 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“The Gift of Imperfection” – January 27, 2019 – Walt Peck

“To Keep a Promise” – January 13, 2019 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Throwing Clay” – January 6, 2019 – Rev. Margaret Weis and Guest Kimberly Sweeney

“Wonder Filled Chaos” – December 23, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Winds in the Desert” – December 16, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Vulnerability and Wonder” – December 9, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“What is a Miracle?” – December 2, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Noticing Grace” – November 25, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Moving Through Grace” – November 18, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“On Beauty and Grace” – November 11, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“A Letter to my Daughter About Grace” – November 4, 2018 – Andrew Quagliata

“On Remembrance and Renewal” – October 28, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Renewing Our Heritage: Reflections of a Unitarian Pilgrim in Transylvania” – October 21, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Filling in the Cracks” – October 14, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Culture of Love” – October 7, 2018 – Dr. Luvelle Brown

“Kinship with the World Around Us” – September 30, 2018 – Magdalen Lindeberg

“Intentional Community” – September 23, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Choosing Family” – September 16, 2018- Rev. Margaret Weis

“Many Waters, One Stream” – September 9, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Blessed Refractions” – June 3, 2018-Rev. Margaret Weis

“Creating Memory” – May 27, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Inspired Legacy” -May 20, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“The Power of Youth” – May 13, 2018 – Sue Roenke, Rosie Roenke and Viola Jones

“Like Streams to a River: World Religions” – May 6, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Like Streams to a River: Earth-Centered Teachings” – April 22, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Emergent Possibilities: An Installation Service” – April 15, 2018 – Rev. Lee Bluemel

“Like Streams to a River: Direct Experience of Transcendent Wonder” – April 8, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Like Streams to a River: An Easter Service” – April 1, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Like Streams to a River: Humanist Teachings” – March 25, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Like Streams to a River: Words and Deeds of Prophetic Women and Men” – March 11, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Reclaiming Our Values” – March 4, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“A Step Along the Way” – February 25, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Like Hollow Bamboo” – February 18, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Continuous Unknowing” – February 4, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“It’s so rivery, this world” – January 28, 2018 – Jeff Collif

“One Day at a Time: Recovery and Intention” – January 21, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“An Arc of Possibility” – January 14, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Restful Intention” – January 7, 2018 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“The Space Between” – December 31, 2017 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Family Christmas Eve Service” – December 24, 2017 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Tending the Flame of Hope”- December 17, 2017 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“A Letter to My Daughter About Hope” – December 10, 2017 – Andrew Quagliata

“The Hope of Not Knowing” – December 3, 2017 – Rev. Evin Carvill-Ziemer

“Springing Up in Us” – November 26, 2017 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Abundant Love” – November 19, 2017 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Everyday Abundance” – November 12, 2017 – Magdalen Lindeberg

“Abundance” – November 5, 2017 – Rev. Dr. Christopher House

“Grieving Courageously” – October 29, 2017 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“The Courage of Vulnerability” – October 22, 2017 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“The Courage to Embrace Possibility” – October 15, 2017 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“The Courage to Speak Up” – October 8, 2017 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Welcoming Change” – October 1, 2017 – Kim Milling

“Welcoming Healing” – September 24, 2017 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Whole-Hearted Welcome” – September 17, 2017 – Rev. Margaret Weis

“Gathering the Water” – September 10, 2017 – Rev. Margaret Weis