Reverend Catherine Senghas

“Any Questions?”

Rev. Catherine Senghas – May 28, 2017 –10:00 am (special musician Gail Page) Join us as Rev. Senghas’ sermon time will be devoted to questions submitted at the start of the service. We’ll also be honoring Memorial Day, remembering those who have died while serving in the nation’s armed forces.

“What Kind of Children Are We Leaving To Our Planet?”

Rev. Catherine Senghas – May 14, 2017 –10:00 am  (choir singing; Pianist Trevor Berens) There is much talk about taking care of the planet for the sake of the children.  Is there a way we can reframe the conversation as taking care in collectively raising our children for the sake of the planet? This transcends … Continued

“Bending the Arc Toward Racial Justice Within Unitarian Universalism”

Rev. Catherine Senghas – April 23, 2017 – 9:15 am and 11:00 am (special musicians Liz Lovell, Molly Smith, Lorraine Dennis, Roald Wilson and Clyde Hardin) In response to recent developments within the UUA, we are joining many UU congregations this month exploring white supremacy, defined as “the set of institutional assumptions and practices, often … Continued

“The Challenging Terrain of Aging”

Rev. Catherine Senghas – March 26, 2017 – 9:15 am (choir) and 11:00 am (Liz Lovell & Molly Smith, special musicians) Facing our aging is a spiritual challenge, springing from one of the deepest challenges, mindfulness of our mortality.  How can we come to embrace our aging?  At the 9:15 service we’ll also have a … Continued

“The Cage of Poverty”

Rev. Catherine Senghas – March 12, 2017 – 9:15 am (special musician Radonna Crandlemire) and 11:00 am (UUCR choir) Poverty is more than a state, but is instead a disempowering network.  Where do we begin to dismantle it? It’s also Volunteer Appreciation Sunday.

Working at the Margins — Outskirts or Frontier?

Rev. Catherine Senghas – Feb 19, 2017 – 9:15 am and 11:00 am (Rob Craig-Comin, vocals and Trevor Berens, piano) Let’s reframe the “margins” as the frontier of change, rather than the outskirts of engagement and inclusion.  How are we working on society’s margins to expand our universe?

Why Unitarian Universalism? (Part 2 in sermon series)

9:15 am (musicians Josh Olivier-Mason and Will Porter) and 11:00 am (choir) This service focuses on Unitarian Universalism, touching on its principles, its polity (how it is organized), its theologies, and its practices in contemporary times. This is a good week to bring a friend or neighbor.

Sacred Cows or Sweet Rice

Single service 10 am, UUCR choir singing When looking at the journey ahead, how much baggage to we hold on to? What’s non-negotiable, absolute necessity, and how does it limit our vision?  In pondering our future, self-awareness is key to appreciating our self-imposed constraints.

Why Religion?

9:15 (special musicians) and 11 (UUCR Choir). Is congregational life heading toward obsolescence, or is it as necessary as ever? Come listen as we explore why we choose to continue to associate in this way and how congregational life is evolving with the times. It’s a good week to invite a friend!