“Let the Mystery Be”

For ages, humans have been wondering about our existence and our universe, and telling countless stories about where we come from and where we are going. But how important is knowing the answers to living a good life? What is to be said for … read more.

Holiday Pageant

This year’s multigenerational winter holiday play will re-enact the biblical Nativity story, but in a very UU sort of way. Children, youth, and adults will be able to participate easily in this fun “no-rehearsal” pageant: when roles are announced by the narrators, anyone can … read more.

“Transcending Mystery and Wonder”

The living tradition of Unitarian Universalism draws from many sources, this Sunday we explore our first source “Direct experience of that transcending mystery and wonder, affirmed in all cultures, which moves us to a renewal of the spirit and an openness to the forces … read more.

“Breaking Bread Together”

The ritual of communion began as a time set aside to welcome everyone to a communal table to share food and give thanks. Several members of our Emerson community have graciously offered to bake bread that we will share during our service to celebrate … read more.

“The Persistence of Memory”

Inspired by the Dali painting of the same name, this service will explore how our memories and our lived experiences have and will continue to form us into the people we are today.

Barbara Calvi, Worship Associate

John Bloom-Ramirez is a graduate of Meadville-Lombard Theological school … read more.

“From iChurch to WeChurch”: New Member Sunday

Many of us crave a stronger sense of community and belonging. On this New Member Sunday, we formally welcome those who have joined Emerson as members, and consider how we might move from I to We, and from individualism to interdependence?

Julie Borden, Worship Associate

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“How Do You See Yourself?”

The way we see ourselves, the stories we tell about your life can help us to grow and change, or leave us repeating the same mistakes all over again. How much can our perceptions actually shape our reality?

This Sunday is second of a two-part series, … read more.

“Looking Beyond The Way Things Are​”

As humans we are predisposed to focus on the present or the immediate future, while great for the survival of our early human ancestors, this short-sided perspective prevents us from seeing (and preparing for) future challenges. And perhaps more importantly focusing too much on the … read more.