Speaker: The Reverend Dr. Emily Melcher

Why Christmas?

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In November, we considered the generational impacts of trauma; this morning we’ll consider the generational impacts of joy, and why Christmas holds allure even among people who have no connection to the Christian Christmas story.  

Blue Christmas Vespers Service

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Christmas, with its expectations of comfort and joy, is difficult for many of us, and the ongoing pandemic makes it even more so. If you’re struggling this holiday season, whether with personal losses, grief, loneliness, … read more.

Return Again – Video

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With Anne Hayden.

An honest look at our personal and cultural histories inevitably reveals places where vital connections were lost or stolen from us. Radio host and author Thom Hartmann notes that European Americans are “Lost People,” disconnected from our … read more.

Pulling Together – Video

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In 1961, two Christian denominations, the Unitarians and the Universalists, consolidated, joining together as the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations. Today, I’ll address the factors that led to consolidation, consider what was gained and what was lost through it, … read more.