Rev. Claire Feingold Thoryn

Fear

TWO SERVICES: 9:30 and 11:30. Rev. Claire takes on October’s Worship Theme: Fear. What scared you most when you were a kid? How about now? Read/Download Multigen “Fear” Reading and Homily

We Are Not Free (Part 1)

Rev. Claire celebrates Freedom, our worship theme for the month of April, along with Follen’s Senior Choir.  

Thanksgiving: Two Services

Our worship theme this month is Balance. Balance gets better with practice. What else do we get better at the more we practice it? Gratitude! Come this Thanksgiving Sunday for two fun-filled multi-generational services.

We Begin Again

The American story continues. A new chapter is being written. Join Rev. Claire this Sunday to reflect on the events of the past week, and to seek hope, healing, and courage in a divided world. Read/Download “We Begin Again”

The Narrow Place

On Sunday, we’ll hear our Youth Choir sing favorite pieces like “Baba Yetu,” and Rev. Claire will explore the worship theme of “Freedom” through the lens of Passover. The Hebrew name for Egypt is Mitzrayim, which means “a narrow place.” What narrow place do you need liberation from?  Personal Point by Nancy McCarthy The Youth Choir sings “Die Gedanken … Continued

Looking Up at the Stars

This Sunday, Revs. Claire and Susanne will welcome new members, honor veterans, and dive deeper into November’s worship theme of “Balance.” In a world with lots of bad news, how do we find hope — faith — and even laughter?

Thanksgiving Sunday

The law tells one story.  The spirit tells another.  This week, we worship with gratitude for those who work for justice — even when it is risky to do so. Two all-ages services at 9:30 and 11:30am, featuring our Senior, Junior, and Youth Choirs. We will also welcome Rev. Alison Miller, who is running for UUA President. … Continued

Easter Sunday: Labor and Delivery

We’ll have two joy-filled Easter services, 9:30 and 11:30 am. Rev. Claire will preach on the Easter vision of freedom beyond human imagination. “What if this is not the darkness of the tomb–but the darkness of the womb?” asks Sikh activist Valerie Kaur. What Easter promise is waiting to be born?

The Latke Who Wouldn’t Stop Screaming

Celebrate the miracle of Hanukkah —  and the complicated craziness of December —  with an interactive worship service for all ages, based on a story by the inimitable Lemony Snicket. Featuring Jamie Leutz as the latke and Simon Horsburgh as the chef. You can join in — as a woodland creature, a candy cane, or a dreidel! … Continued

Living Dangerously

Safety is not guaranteed — for anything in this life. Every human being has fears: some large, some small. This Sunday, we’ll talk about how fear can hold us back, or help us move forward. Read/Download a PDF of “Living Dangerously”

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