Reverend Catherine Senghas

“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!

Honoring MLK, Jr.’s Legacy: Dreaming a World

9:15 and 11. Fresh challenges await us each year as we revisit the vision of MLK Jr. Can we “dream a world”? Today’s service will inspire us with Justice Bingo for all ages and music from the combined choirs, UUCR’s choir and The Halalisa Singers. This is a week to bring a friend to church!

Life Calls Us On: We Pause on the Threshold

Join us for our traditional “Janus” service — where we find ourselves once again looking back and looking forward. And it’s Teacher Recognition Sunday!

Christmas Eve

Come at 5 pm for our Family-friendly live nativity ending with candlelight service.  Or join us at 7 pm for our more contemplative traditional “Lessons and Carols” service, also ending with candlelight service. Our gorgeous and dedicated choir will sing at both services.

Counting on Hope in a Time of Darkness

9:15 and 11am. The holiday season at this darkest time of year has always been one selling faith and hope. Can we rely on faith that there is goodness ahead? Join us as we look toward Christmas.