Speaker: Rev. William Levwood

“Gifts Given Freely”

A Multigenerational Berry Communion

In celebration of summer we’re having a Berry Communion! Here in Virginia, beginning in May, strawberries are the first fruits of the berry season, followed by cherries (ok, ok, I know cherries aren’t actually berries, but …) in June, then raspberries in … read more.

“Ehyeh Asher Ehyeh”

This service will explore the question: Does God Have a Gender? (theme purchased in the 2022 Auction by Judy Robison & Suzy Porth). And the service will also explore how to approach difficult conversations– you know the ones, when you strongly disagree with someone and … read more.

“Hygge in Summer”

The Danish idea of hygge is, in some ways, a cold weather thing. There is nothing more hygge than cozying up by the fireplace with some hot cocoa while a snowstorm rages outside. But what does hygge look like in summer? Maybe hygge in summer is lemonade on the porch swing as fireflies … read more.

“You Are Loved …”

For this church year’s Water Communion, we learned from Douglas Wood’s story Old Turtle. This Sunday, for this year’s Flower Communion, we’ll learn from its sequel, Old Turtle and the Broken Truth. This year we’ve studied the proposed new UU Values – Generosity, Justice, Equity, … read more.

“Bearing Witness to Sacred Beings”

The proposed UU Value of Pluralism begins: We celebrate that we are all sacred beings, diverse in culture, experience, and theology. The beginning of that phrase is striking to me. We are all sacred beings. What does it mean to relate to each other as sacred … read more.

“How to be an EnVIRALmentalist?”

How do we make our actions to address the climate crisis have the biggest impact? Join us this Earth Day Sunday as we explore how each of us can contribute to caring for our planet.

Question to Ponder: How do you share your environmental commitments with … read more.

Covenant Is The Practice of Reciprocity

Robin Wall Kimmerer is a botanist who is integrating Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) into today’s ecological thinking. Drawing on Indigenous American traditional wisdom, she calls gratitude our first responsibility. From that beginning place of gratitude, she invites us to explore the question, “What does … read more.

A Little Rebirth

The ancient Sumerian epic, The Descent of Inanna, is among the world’s oldest poems. This foundational narrative likely influenced both the Greek tale of Persephone & Demeter as well as the Easter story. Join us as we explore the themes of the renewal of … read more.

May Nothing Evil Cross This Door

Join us as we explore intimate partner violence, its connection to reproductive justice, and how we can help bring about change. 

Question to Ponder: “What has helped you in the past when something bad has happened in your life?”

Join us for service on Sunday at 10:00 … read more.

there’s always a next move

The proposed new Value of Transformation says that We adapt to a changing world. All of us adapt to the world from moment to moment each day. We also adapt over time from day to day, week to week, month to month, and year to … read more.