UU in Liminal Space

Presented by Lisa Napier and Chris McCann with the Fifth Sunday Fellowship UU worship team.  See the January 2023 newsletter for details.

Article II – Let’s Start a Conversation

Article II is part of our UUA Bylaws. Currently, this is where we define our Principles, Sources, and Purposes. UUs will vote on revising Article II at General Assembly (GA) in June 2023. All ESUUC members will give input to our two (2) delegates who will cast ESUUC’s votes at GA2023.

The Value of Freedom

Dr. Pamerleau will share insights from contemporary philosophy about the nature of freedom and the extent to which we can say we live in a free country.

Multigenerational Fire Communion

On or near the first Sunday in January, many Unitarian Universalist congregations hold a ritual to bid farewell to the old year, and to release it. This multigenerational service will include a ceremony of the burning bowl in person, with an adaptation for folks who will attend on Zoom.

A Multigenerational Jazz Funeral

We are invited by the UU Church of Erie to attend their traditional New Year’s service. We are invited to attend this energizing service with a variety of musicians which puts to rest our regrets of the past year. It ends with a procession New Orleans style. See January 2023 newsletter for zoom link.

The Christmas Menorahs

Homily by Rev. Alison Miller. Be inspired with this true story written by Janice Cohn about how a town in Billings, Montana fought back against hate. (Recorded video to watch anytime.)

A Unitarian Christmas

Join Brenda S. and Gayle P. for our traditional, story-centered Christmas Eve service, complete with stories, songs, the assembling of the crèche (manger), and singing of “Silent Night” to (hand-held) candlelight. Our story OF all ages is the classic Nativity tale. Our story FOR all ages is “The Biggest Little Boy,” by Poppy Harlow, the … Continued

Blue Holiday Service

You are invited to step into a contemplative space on one of the darkest nights of the year where we will honor the complex and heavy feelings that can arise during the winter holidays of light and joy. There will be a soup buffet dinner and fellowship following the service.  See newsletter for details.

Holiday Play

The talented performers of ESUUC return for a new holiday play by Brenda S. In the famous story and song, a certain red-nosed reindeer is an outcast until he becomes a popular hero by saving the day. But, that’s not real popularity, or even real tolerance, is it? In “Rudolph, the Real Story.” we learn … Continued