Speaker: Aisha Hauser
Christmas Eve Candlelight Services with story, music, and song.
Reading: A Carol of Color by Mary Jenness – read by Aisha Hasuer
from A Treasury of African American Christmas Stories
Story: The Stolen Infant by Carl Scovel – read by Rev. Dr. Stephen H. Furrer
Holiday Children & Youth Service, replete with pageant. All-ages services and led by Rev. Furrer and Director of Lifelong Learning Aisha Hauser.
Speaker 1: It’s Christmas
time, so let’s listen to the traditional story about Jesus’ birth. Here’s how it goes.
Speaker 2: (recites) “Luke 2 King … read more.
As the United States prepares to celebrate a national holiday of thanksgiving, for many Indigenous People this holiday is observed as a day of mourning. As Unitarian Universalists, we are called to affirm the inherent worth and dignity of all who have been marginalized, displaced, … read more.
Join us for a multigenerational (at 11:00 a.m.) service serving as a time to remember all those whom we loved, lost, and hold in our hearts. Please bring a photo or memento of a loved one.
Many years ago, I read a book by author … read more.
Please join us for a special Sunday morning worship service sharing some of what our children and youth learned this year, uplifting their presence in our shared church community, honoring the service of our dedicated teachers, and welcoming graduating high schoolers into our adult community. … read more.
During this multigenerational service we will hear stories about people now who are carrying on the legacy of Dr. King. We are all empowered to side with justice and love and the work of building Beloved Community.
New York Times article from May 2, 2013, … read more.
We will celebrate through story and song the ministry to our children and youth by thanking our teachers and celebrating the transitions for our children and youth. We will also celebrate our high school seniors who will be transitioning from our youth programs into young … read more.
East Shore will host the Unitarian Universalist Association multicultural leadership school called, Thrive West. Our worship will feature the youth and adults who are visiting us from all over the country.
This Sunday is the first day of Advent. For Christians the Advent wreath, its candles and the Sunday themes approaching Christmas Eve are all anticipatory moments, waiting for the arrival of Jesus. UUs are waiting too. What is it we anticipate for the holidays and … read more.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote and spoke about being influenced by Mahatma Gandhi and Henry David Thoreau. We will learn more about who influenced Dr. King and have an opportunity to share about our heroes in this multigenerational worship.
Join us for a Christmas Eve service emphasizing carols, storytelling, and wonder. All ages welcome at both the 4:00 and the 7:00 services, with jolly refreshments served in between.