Hard Things – October 23, 2022 – Lindsay Dunckel

Everyone faces hard things – sometimes every day! How do we find the courage to do the big and the small hard things? Come jump into the deep end with us as we explore together how to be brave in the face of our fears and trepidations. […]

On Courage: A Tapestry Service – October 16, 2022

“If I knew then what I know now….” Come and hear what three of our UUCM elders have to say they have learned about courage in the course of their long and well-lived lives. What might we learn right now? […]

The Nisenan: In Courageous Conversation – October 9, 2022 – Tribal Spokesperson Shelly Covert

UUCM’s holds an ongoing commitment to be in as respectful and as right a relationship as possible with the members of the Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribe of this area. This year, as part of that evolving and growing relationship, tribal spokesperson Shelly Covert draws generously on her own courage to invite UUCM into a courageous and honest conversation. Shelly invites you to bring your real questions, even and especially those that you have been afraid to ask. […]

Courage or Comfort? – October 2, 2022 – Rev. Kevin Tarsa

As we launch our theme of “Courage” and launch into the first segment of our Sabbatical/Renewal, we’ll bless the journey ahead and draw on Brené Brown’s insight shared by Allison in a recent service: “You can choose courage or you can choose comfort. You cannot have both.” Hmmm…….. […]

Beyond Belonging – September 25, 2022 – Rev. Kevin Tarsa

You’ve found a place where you feel welcome, what next? With Great Belonging does there also come Great Responsibility? We explore the notion that Belonging encourages us to actively participate as our true selves and to extend its blessings to the greater community.

UU Principle #2: Justice, Equity, and Compassion in These Times – August 21, 2022 – Gracie Kendrick

This service is rooted in the 2nd UU Principle we’ve promised to affirm and promote, “Justice, equity, and compassion in human relations.” As Rev. Emily Gage puts it, the 2nd Principle “points us toward something beyond “inherent worth and dignity.” It points us to the larger community. It gets at collective responsibility. It reminds us that treating people as human beings is not simply something we do one-on-one, but something that has systemic implications and can inform our entire cultural way of being.”