Rev. Stephanie Gannon

Women United and Strong

On the eve of International Women’s Day on March 8th and on the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment, we’ll take time this Sunday to celebrate some powerful women in our UU tradition who continue to be examples to us of what’s possible for the love and justice we aspire to today.

The Resilient Heart

What breaks your heart? In the face of disappointments and setbacks, how do you stay engaged and committed to those ideals and hopes you have for this broken world of ours? As Unitarian Universalists, we are called to keep opening our hearts and striving for justice, especially in the midst of our brokenness and despair. … Continued

Daring to be Real

Second Annual Fire Communion Sunday. This month we explore the Soul Matters theme of Integrity. How do you stay true to yourself and your vision? What obstacles do you face to embodying your UU values in all areas of your life? In this first service of 2020, we’ll be participating again in a Fire Communion … Continued

Christmas Eve Service

Please join us for a traditional Christmas worship service with carols and stories. The service will be held at 7:00 PM.

Hope in the Dark

It’s notable how several religions have intentional celebrations that cherish the light within this darkest season. As we explore the Soul Matters theme of awe in December, let’s reflect on the miracle of hope and the stories of hope and resilience that resonate with us during this season that can be difficult for many people.

Enacting a Theology of Wholeness

You may have noticed that a few months ago a brand new UU Pocket Guide appeared. Skinner House Books has also just published a couple of other interesting new titles on Unitarian Universalism in the twenty-first century and our mixed results at trying to decenter Whiteness in order to become a more inclusive and just … Continued

Ingathering Sunday & Water Communion

Please join Rev. Stephanie for our Annual Water Communion service. You’re invited to bring some water in from one of the favorite places you visited this summer or any water that’s symbolic for you and nurtures your spirit. Fall is often a season of transition and letting go. In my homily, I’ll be reflecting on … Continued

The Wisdom of Trees

This summer I’ve found myself reading and thinking a lot about trees. What do trees have to teach us about community and how to live in healthy relationship with one another? Please join me this Sunday for an exploration of trees’ quiet wisdom.

Why We Need Sabbath Practice

In these increasingly stressful and disturbing times, we need to be intentional about setting aside time and space for a sacred pause. It’s important for our mental health and overall sense of well-being. Sabbath has long been an integral part of Jewish spiritual and religious life. This Sunday I’ll talk about this ancient tradition and … Continued

On the Road to Find Out

The road, the way, the path–these are all metaphors different traditions use for the spiritual journey. So many great spiritual teachers leave home, go on a long, arduous journey, and then return home transformed. One of the tasks of the spiritual life is to take the journey within and to see where it leads us, … Continued