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Upcoming Sermons & Services

February Worship Theme - Resilience

Maintaining Resilience at the End of Life

Dr. Laura Shay, Chaplain
Sunday, February 23 — 9:00 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.

What is resilience and what factors help us to remain resilient when we face the end of life? These questions will be explored by UUCR member Dr. Laura Shay, a hospice chaplain, as she shares her insights and experiences working in end-of-life care.
 
Chaplain Shay is a board certified hospice and hospital chaplain. She currently works for Montgomery Hospice and MedStar Montgomery Medical Center. After a thirty-year career in nursing in the Navy and Public Health Service, she used her GI Bill to pursue a career in Healthcare Chaplaincy. She is a graduate of Wesley Theological Seminary and has been a member of UUCR since 2018.
 
The UUCR Choir will sing. Justin Furnia, piano.
 
First Fifteen—Three to four Sundays a month, all ages* join in worship in the Sanctuary for the “First Fifteen” minutes, after which those in K through 5th grade follow their teachers to their classrooms. Parents of K through 3rd grade are asked to sign their children out from classes ten minutes after the end of worship; children in 4th grade and up will be dismissed to find their parents at the end of class. *Nursery care for infants—4-year-olds is available during the entire service in Building 3, Room 33. 

March Worship Theme - Wisdom

Learning the Hard Way

UUCR High School Youth
Sunday, March 1 — 9:00 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.

To kick off the month of "Wisdom," members of UUCR's High School Youth lead worship and share their wisdom.
 
Special music by the Youth. Justin Furnia, piano.
 
Multigenerational Service—All* gather together in the Sanctuary for this service. *Nursery care for infants—4-year-olds is available during the entire service in Building 3, Room 33. 

 

Past Sermons

Read or listen to a recent Sunday sermon below, or visit our archived sermons for more. Transcripts are saved as PDFs, and mp3 audio can be played online.

02/16/2020

Resilience is Not Rigid

Rev. Dr. Linda Olson Peebles
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02/09/2020

On the Front Lines of Resilience

Blake Dremann, Guest Speaker,

On the Front Lines of Resilience

Rev. Rebekah Savage
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02/02/2020

Sabbath: To Rest in Grace

Rev. Dr. Linda Olson Peebles
Reading(s):
  • lifelong spiritual discovery
  • beloved community
  • a just world

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