Holidays and Traditions

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.

On Gratitude and the Power of Life

Continuing in the spirit of our Thanksgiving season, in word, music and art, we’ll share thoughts and feelings about the things we are grateful for and the power of life we enjoy.
We welcome all ages to this worship service.

Thanksgiving in a Bent World

The phrase bent world comes from a movingly beautiful sonnet by Gerard Manley Hopkins, which yet expresses his grounds for thanksgiving. In today’s even more bent and battered world, what do we in our turn find to be thankful for?
The Chalice Choir sings.

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