Reverend Hank Peirce

Five Rings

Two services: 9:15am & 11am. Worship Leader: Rev. Hank Peirce. Eight years ago my family and I traveled across the continent to attend the Winter Olympics in Vancouver. In the week we were there I learned much about strange winter sports and Canada’s issues with national pride, but mostly about the world and how we should see each other.

Universalism Forever

Two Services. 9:15 AM (Featured Musicians). 11:00 AM (Featured Musicians). Worship Leader: Hank Peirce

I’m in a clergy study group that has a rule where if the person in charge that year asks you to do something, you have to answer “Yes.” I was asked to give a sermon … read more.

The Cost of Tolerance

Two Services. 9:15 AM (Family Choir). 11:00 AM (Choir). Worship Leader: Rev. Hank Peirce.

This Martin Luther King weekend marks the 450th anniversary of the Edict of Torda. The edict was an early attempt to guarantee religious freedom in Christian Europe. It was far from perfect, but … read more.

The Theology of Resistance

One Service: 10:00 am (UUCR Choir).
Worship Leader: Rev. Hank Peirce.

January’s worship theme is: Resist. What is the role of our faith at this time of history? Is it to be a comfort, a healer of wounds, or is it to inform and direct us in our quest … read more.

First Footing

One Service: 10:00am. Rev. Hank Peirce. “Hogmanay” is the term that Scots use to celebrate New Year’s and one of it’s traditions is First Footing. This morning we’ll think about the ways we start off our New Year, if you have a kilt, this is the Sunday to wear it to church!

Santa is Real!

7:00pm. Rev. Hank Peirce. Tonight we will be having our traditional family candle light service at 7:00pm, with the choir, readings and Christmas carol singing. There are a few surprises planned for tonight. So join us for this wonderful expression of love and hope.

Living Nativity

10:00am. Rev. Hank Peirce. Our morning service will be an enjoyable trip into the traditions of these winter holidays. We’ll be singing Christmas Carols and have a no-rehearsal pageant. We will all get involved in this fun, joyous service and season!

Searching for the Holy

9:15am and 11:00am. Rev. Hank Peirce.

Here we are on the edge of the holidays, and I wonder if you have had a chance to find the holy in the holiday yet? In the hustle and bustle of shopping and parties and TV specials, have you found time to seek what is truly at the center of your faith? Today’s service might bring you what you have been looking for.

“Gloria!” Special Choir Music Sunday

Sunday, December 10, 2017 – Two Services  – 9:15 am and 11:00 am; Mary Cunningham, Music Director, the UUCR Choir.

Worship Leader: Rev. Hank Peirce

A special Holiday gift for all this Sunday! Our choir presents one of music’s most uplifting choral masterpieces: “Gloria” by Antonio Vivaldi. Under the direction of Mary … read more.

Adventures in Advent

One Service Sunday: 10:00am. Rev. Hank Peirce.

Advent, from the Latin word adventus meaning “coming,” is a time of waiting and preparation for the celebration of Christmas. Come and hear how this liturgical season, which has been gaining favor in liberal churches, helps us to reclaim this religious … read more.