Religious Education Sunday

Posted in Unitarian Universalism, Childrens Religious Education by starrkinguu on June 8th, 2019

Religious Education Sunday - Join us as we celebrate another year of accomplishments by our RE children/youth and honor our RE teacher volunteers. We will dedicate two children, Lilly and Ollie, and celebrate entering Middle School for Hank and coming of age for Cara.


Posted in Unitarian Universalism by starrkinguu on June 8th, 2019

How can approaching life with enthusiastic curiosity help us decrease conflict, increase joy, and gain new perspective on what life has brought us?

Long Haul People

Posted in Unitarian Universalism by starrkinguu on May 19th, 2019

Let's give thanks to all the people who make Starr King a special place.

Celebrating All Families

Posted in DefaultTag by starrkinguu on May 12th, 2019

Mother’s Day can be an opportunity for recognizing the diversity of family structures. Some children have a mother and a father, others may have two moms, two dads, a single mom or dad, grandparents raising them, divorced parents or a whole range of other family configurations.  Inclusive celebrations can serve as an important learning experience by providing opportunities to discuss and acknowledge the many kinds of families in our communities.


Posted in Unitarian Universalism, Women's History by starrkinguu on May 6th, 2019

What role has curiosity played in your life, and specifically in your spiritual journeys? How can curiosity be an agent of change in the way we communicate and connect with each other? Join us as we explore together the unexpected gifts of curiosity.

Celebrate Earth Day!

Posted in DefaultTag by starrkinguu on April 21st, 2019

This service starts with a Reflection by Claudia McDonagh.  Then Rev. Maria Cristina will give a sermon about:

All life is interconnected. From the forest to the sea to humanity itself, each thread of being is woven into a single fabric of existence. We embrace nature’s beauty and are in awe of its power. We care for our environment so that it may sustain life for generations to come. 

Welcoming Congregation

Posted in Gay rights, Unitarian Universalism by starrkinguu on April 8th, 2019

We are a Welcoming Congregation and we celebrate proudly our LGBTQ2 people. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots which ignited the LGBTQ2 liberation movement. Members Wayne Bennion and Beth Ogilvy give testimonies and Rev. Maria Cristina gives the Homily.

Mapping Our Spiritual Journeys

Posted in Unitarian Universalism by starrkinguu on March 24th, 2019

A multi-generational and interactive service using art and poetry to express and share our spiritual journeys.

There is No Away

Posted in DefaultTag by starrkinguu on March 17th, 2019

In these difficult times, what does it mean to dispose of people? What would it take to build a culture of healthy indispensability? It turns out that even if we dismiss someone or something from our presence, it remains part of the interconnected web of all existence. We will examine together the blessings and complicated nature of our interdependence.

Preceding the sermon is a bonus music track by Activist Songwriters Emma's Revolution.  The song is entitled Swimming to the Other Side and is used with their permission.


Sharing Our Spiritual Journeys

Posted in Unitarian Universalism by starrkinguu on March 10th, 2019

For most people, spiritual journeys are not straightforward but full of detours, curves, broken trails, and new paths. As Unitarian Universalists, we are encouraged to cultivate our different religious and spiritual traditions with us and to explore the wisdom of world religions and earth centered traditions. How do we incorporate this wisdom into our every day lives?

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