Ceremonies and Rituals

Air Communion Service by Louise Bunn

See below for a link to Louise’s sermon, readings and chart of correspondences.

Each year, our services include Water Communion, Flower (Earth) Communion, and Fire Communion. With this service, we complete the cycle of the four classical elements with an Air Communion. Come prepared to breathe.

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Mother’s Day and Flower Communion

The Flower Communion is a central rite for Unitarians around the world. At UCV, it coincides with Mother’s Day, celebrating how our individual contributions to mentoring/parenting/mothering enable our children and young people to grow up and flourish as adults.

Please bring some flowers to share!

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Fire Communion

In between the closing of the old year and the unfurling of the new, we come together in a ritual of reflection, letting go, and looking forward. Fire Communion is an opportunity to cast the emotional baggage of the old year into the flames and, lighter in … read more.

Water Ceremony

Today marks the beginning of our 2017/18 congregational year at UCV. We celebrate the event with our annual Water Ceremony where we bring and merge water gathered from our summer journeys.

Please bring some water from travels near and far as we launch a … read more.

Dancing the Living Tradition

Have you noticed the invitations to sacred circle dancing and wondered what it’s all about? Mairy and Mary will share how circle dance became an important part of their spiritual journeys.

A group of Unitarians will demonstrate some of the dances to songs … read more.