Speaker: John Bloom-Ramirez

Water Communion

Come join us for a water communion or ritual. The first Water Ritual was held at the November 1980 Women and Religion Continental Convocation of Unitarian Universalists in East Lansing, Michigan.  It was created by activist Carolyn McDade and UU leader Lucile Schuck Longview “as a way for women who lived far apart to connect … Continue reading Water Communion

Leaning into Our Faith

Tons of articles online talk give advice about living your faith from a Christian perspective, but how do we do that as UU’s? Faith and the idea of it can make a lot of us uncomfortable, so why not just lean into it?

Flower Communion: PRIDE

In celebration of both Pride, the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and Father’s Day, John will walk us through the Flower Communion while we honor our ancestors and fathers/father figures. Please bring flowers to dedicate and to share!


There is a part of the resurrection story that is often glossed over: the witness of it by Mary Magdalene. Mary Magdalene was doubted by all of the apostles, even with Levi standing up for her. Like the women of “me, too” movement, Mary was dismissed, doubted and debated until Paul claimed to see the … Continue reading Listen

Small Measures

There are times, upon meeting someone, that they say something that hits a hurtful and frustrating way. How do we take small, gentle, yet strong measures to assert our individuality.

The Dream Was About Love

The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a strong advocate for nonviolent solutions met with love and grace. This is incredibly important to remember in these trying times.

The Power of Goodbye

There are times in our lives that it is simply time to let something go, for our own mental health, like a job, a romantic pairing, or a friendship. How do we cope with the pain of this loss?

How I Met My Mother

Emerson said, “The happiest man is he who learns from nature the lesson of worship.” For some of us, experiencing the natural world can tap into a primal spark that exists in our soul. This will be an exploration of our 7th Principle using a reflection of one of our most glorious national parks through … Continue reading How I Met My Mother