Speaker: Rev. Matthew McHale

Losing Trust

Trust is an essential element of society, yet all around us, our sense of trust is eroding—in institutions, in leaders, in experts, in each other—and the consequences are dramatic. Is that how we want to be together? Part one of a two-part series.

Julie Borden, Worship … read more.

Those Who Carry the Dream

When we remember the civil rights movement of the 60s, we tend to think about Martin Luther King, Jr., and a few other key leaders, but there were thousands who played crucial roles in the movement, which are too often overlooked.  This morning we … read more.

Another World Is Possible

Over the past couple of decades, the words “Another World Is Possible” have often been scrawled on signs or chanted during protests ranging from anti-war to anti-globalization to the women’s march. Its power is the reminder that status quo will not always be the status … read more.

Christmas Eve Service

Join us for our annual candlelight Christmas Eve service to sing carols, share the ancient story of the rebirth of hope and reflect on the meaning of Christmas in our lives and in the world. Like the gifts wrapped up under the Christmas tree, this … read more.

“Hope in the Dark”

The solstice marks the time of the year when the nights are longest… but it is also the time of the years when the light begins to return. When life is challenging, what are our sources of hope, strength, inspiration, and light?

Todd Covert, Worship Associate

“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.