Messages from January 2023

Messages from January 2023

Communicating Love

Guest preacher, Caroline Bright, begins by telling us some history of Unitarian Universalism, and the role women have carved out in the tradition. She also shares some stories about her prior work as a flight attendant, and a particular moment when she connected with someone on a flight.

Consider the Lilies

In today’s message, Beth Monhollen speaks with WellSpringer, Matthew, about his work as a translator. Matthew shares his experiences working in this field as a freelancer, and speaks about the challenges and joys of his work. To close, Matthew and Beth share a prayer in 5 different languages.

Quiet Beginning

In today’s message, Rev. Lee talks about the current culture of overwork. She reminds us that we are more than just our jobs – but also shares stories about moments when our work feels very important, and in service to something greater. Towards the end of her message, she shares a “recipe card” and invites us to consider what makes a life.

Ingredients for Making a Life

Today, Beth Monhollen takes us through the ingredients for making a life, beginning with a bit of playful remembering about what we wanted to be when we grew up.

New Year’s Day Service

For today’s message, Beth Monhollen talks about the practice of NOT making a New Year’s Resolution. She also invites everyone to take a small paper suitcase to follow a new tradition.