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December 19: The Longest Night

At this turning of the seasons, we examine our relationships with darkness and light and celebrate the return of the sun. What lessons have we learned from the darkness?

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December 24: 5:00 PM Christmas Eve

Join us for our annual Christmas Eve service, where we celebrate the birth of hope in the darkness, revisit a familiar story from our Christian roots, and sing familiar songs.

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December 26: A Time for Contemplation

Please join our worship committee to explore in poetry, the names and feelings and thoughts and those unsayable things that belong to what we call “mystery”.

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January 2: Renewing the Covenant

The last line of our covenant exhorts us to “forgive ourselves and each other, and begin again in love.” As we look at a new year, brimming with new possibilities, let’s examine how we begin again in love.

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January 9: Teaching and Learning

Unitarian Universalists love learning new things, and many of us also love to teach and even worked as teachers. What does learning have to do with spirituality? What can church teach us about ourselves and how to be with each other?

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January 16: The Eighth Principle

Justice is a journey, and we’re not always sure how we’re going to get there or whether we’ll get there at all. In this service, members of the Unitarian Coastal Fellowship will reflect on their personal journeys with racial justice and anti-oppression work, and also on the journey of the Fellowship as a whole–and look toward the next phase of the journey, the proposed Eighth Principle of Unitarian Universalism.

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January 23: Me and We: The Individual and the Collective

Rev. Michelle reflects on the individualist culture of the United States and Unitarian Universalism and how that has clashed at times with the collectivist culture of her upbringing. We all have a lot to learn from each other: how might Unitarian Universalism benefit from collectivism? What does this have to do with our Principles?

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Renewal and Repair: A Touchstones Topic by the Worship Committee

Renewal is a necessity built into the fabric of life. It is one aspect of the repair of the world. Winter fallowness is a process of renewal giving birth to another springtime. Whether we relax, rest, or sleep, renewal should be the result. When it is not, more is needed physically, mentally, emotionally, and/or spiritually to return us to wholeness. Things fall apart and must be put back together again.