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The Birthday of the World

Linda Fitzgerald, Worship Associate

In Jewish traditions, the world is turning one year older on September 16. When we are younger, birthdays are often a time of excitement and anticipation; when we are older, they often bring a sense of reflection and an opportunity to set intentions … read more.

Ingathering & Water Communion

Jeremy Pace, Worship Associate

A tradition we share with many UU congregations is to begin our new church year with a Water Communion, a ritual honoring our connections to this precious symbol of life and to each other. It is also a time of Ingathering, of … read more.

Labor of Love: Honoring Work & Rest

Linda Fitzgerald, Worship Associate

In the midst of labor strikes in Los Angeles, from hotel workers to writers/actors to city workers, and unionization drives in countless workplaces, we mark Labor Day by celebrating workers, and honoring the need to rest.

Sacred Cinema:

Julie Borden, Worship Associate

We will be discussing this months Sacred Cinema movie, Breaking Away. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for 1979, Breaking Away is a coming-of-age story, a sports-underdog tale, and a portrait of class conflict between “town and gown” in a Midwestern college … read more.