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

Self-care: Music

Join us for an informal conversation as we explore how we make use of music, both melodies and lyrics, to feel moved, comforted, or inspired. Come prepared to share how and why your favorite music resonates with you. Bring your music saved on your phone and we will play parts of as many as we … Continued

The Power of Nature

Kate Codd-Palmer will review scientific data and share personal experience on how exposure to nature can help us be happier, healthier and more creative individuals. Kate will lead a one hour hike in Pleasant Valley Park in Murrysville, immediately following service for any adventurous individuals..all ages welcome

Self-care: Yoga & Mindfulness for Kids (and Adults, too!)

Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat (or a beach towel), a playful attitude, & a willingness to move around. All ages are welcome as we practice some fun yoga poses, easy-to-learn breathing exercises, and guided meditations for the young, and young-at-heart. Presented by Marianne J

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.

Journaling as Self-Care

Keeping a journal can be a great way to get to know yourself better, reduce anxiety and, of course, keep track of daily events. ESUUC member Mary Warwick discusses the many benefits of writing, followed by a brief writing meditation.

Sunday Worship Service from 2019 General Assembly

Experience via video the powerful, communal worship experience which took place at the 2019 UUA General Assembly (GA) held this past June in Spokane, WA. The Sunday Worship Service at GA is the largest annual gathering of UUs joining in worship. Rev. Marta I. Valentín, minister with the Unitarian Universalist Church of Medford, MA, delivers … Continued