Speaker: Rev. Chris Hockman

Schism and Success: Universalism in the Later 1800s

Let’s pick up where we last left off on our journey through Universalist history. Find out about the aftermath of Hosea Ballou’s A Treatise on Atonement that articulated Universalist theology for the 19th century. What was all the controversy about? What made Universalism the sixth-largest denomination in … read more.

Hot Topics in Unitarian Universalism

Come find out about all the happenings at the 2021 Unitarian Universalist Association General Assembly, which was held virtually in June. Where are we going as a faith tradition? What are we struggling with? What are our successes in a very difficult year?

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You Belong

Based on the work of Sebene Selassie, You Belong: A Call for Connection, find out how we can resist the forces that demand our separation as humans and reclaim the connection—and belonging—that have been ours all along. Accepting our belonging is the key to facing the … read more.

Ask the Minister

Do you have a question about Unitarian Universalism, religion, or any aspect of life? Try asking the minister! In this service, Rev. Chris will attempt to answer whatever question may be on your mind. If you’d like to submit your question early, email … read more.

The Necessity of Community

Amidst our hectic lives, we often forget the power and importance of human connection and the power of community to help us lead happy and fulfilling lives. Let’s talk about connections, communities, and their impact on our happiness.

Don’t Feed the Monkey Mind

Did you know that the number of American adults who reported struggling with mental health or substance abuse has risen to 40% since the onset of COVID-19? Based on the book by Jennifer Shannon, LMFT, let’s learn about stopping the cycle of anxiety, fear, and … read more.

Return to Walden Pond

Having first read – and loved – Henry David Thoreau’s Walden: Life in the Woods in high school, Rev. Chris thinks it’s time for a re-read of this classic from one of our most notable Unitarian ancestors. What passages still resonate? How is Walden relevant to our … read more.

State of the Congregation

In preparation for the congregational meeting after church, join the Minister and President of the Board of Trustees, Blaze Johnson, to hear about the State of the Congregation. How have we navigated an unprecedented church year during a pandemic? What does our community have to … read more.

Mother’s Day Proclamation

Julia Ward Howe, a Unitarian suffragist, and peace activist penned The Mother’s Day Proclamation in 1870. In this service, we will learn more about Howe and the origins of Mother’s Day.

Changing Yourself to Change the World

Based on the work of Kathy Escobar, let’s find practical, tangible ways to live a life of love, mercy, and justice in our divided, fragmented world. It is easy to feel overwhelmed by the world’s problems, with solutions to violence, poverty, and oppression seeming so … read more.