In our last service before summer break, we will end with a ceremony of Groundbreaking for the new building. See the Groundbreaking Ceremony
Rev. Claire Feingold Thoryn
Mary Oliver’s poetry was a sacred inspiration to Unitarian Universalists—some might even liken it to scripture. This Sunday we will hear several of Oliver’s poems. Our music will also be poetry-inspired.
“If you find a compass, smash it,” says our reading for this multigenerational service. As we say farewell to our departing high school seniors–and farewell to our beloved retiring music leaders Thomas and Holly Stumpf–what words of wisdom can we share for the road ahead? All ages welcome!
Join Rev. Claire and Follen member and violinist David Hobbie for a service of beauty, peace, and joy. Plus: Religious Education Special Program – storyteller Kemp Harris in the Waldorf School Auditorium. Read/Download “Take Heaven!” Reading and Sermon Watch Claire’s reading and sermon: Watch violinist David Hobbie play selections from “Chaconne” from Partita No.2 In … Continued
We begin this month’s worship theme of “Pilgrimage” by dedicating some of the babies who have been born in our community this year. Rev. Claire will preach on the strange, funny, and powerful story of Pentecost, and what it can mean for us today.
In the words of Hannah Arendt, “living together with others begins with living together with oneself.” In this month of “Solitude,” on this weekend where we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., how do we turn from the peace of solitude to the passions and pains of connection?
We will have three worship services in June: June 3, 10, and 17. On June 17, after the service we’ll have the groundbreaking for our building project! This Sunday Rev. Claire will reflect on the worship theme of “Ephiphany.” “Rejoice in the Lord Alway” “The Road Home” “Shall We Gather at the River”
We welcome Follen’s newest members! And, Rev. Claire introduces our April worship theme: “Scandal!” Is there scandal from your past that caused you to see the world in a new way–or that you look back on now with new perspective? Read a PDF of the reflection: 04-07-19 New Member Sunday and Scandal reflection
We welcome 11 new members into our fold and celebrate the contributions of many long-haul members. Plus a great sermon about creativity, evolution, and the meaning of membership.
In the middle of this dark solstice season, our hearts yearn for light and hope. Join Rev. Claire, Tyler Turner, and our Senior and No-Name Choirs as we seek a light in the darkness. Sermon: A Pinpoint of Light Lord, At First, Did Adam Make Echoing Carols: Children, Go Where I Send Thee: