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WORSHIP & SERMONS
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WORSHIP & SERMONS

Some have suggested that a Sunday service is a journey or pilgrimage in which we are drawn out of our own concerns to join a community in exploration and to feel a renewed connection with the sacred in life. The service may be partly a time of reflection, partly an opportunity to experience a challenge, partly a time to mourn or celebrate, and partly a time to serve Life. At the end of the journey, the individual is alone again, but renewed and inspired to go out into the world.

Each week we gather to worship and be together on Sunday mornings.  Our services are typically geared towards adults.  Children and youth participate in Religious Education classes downstairs during worship. We also offer 15-minute chapel services for all ages from September - May.  During the summer months we offer childcare for children five and under.  We also have evening Vespers Services rom 6:45 - 7:15 pm on the second Wednesday of the month.

November's Worship Theme is Abundance

During the months of September - May, Cedar Lane has a monthly worship theme as determined by our Soul Matters programming.  Over 150 Unitarian Universalist congregations participate in this program. Sunday worship services and monthly Soul Matters small group ministry materials center on that month's theme as a way to provide a deeper connection to these important themes.

MOST RECENT WORSHIP SERVICE

Sermon: "Begin with Gratitude"
November 19, 2017
Gini von Courter

French historian Alexis de Tocqueville described gratitude as a “habit of the heart”. Recent studies suggest that even when our lives go unexpectedly well, gratitude is not our default response. If we are grateful people it is because we learn to be grateful and continue to choose gratitude, to make the ongoing choice to respond gratefully in tragedy and triumph, risking that our response might reshape us and become habitual.

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UPCOMING WORSHIP SERVICES

“Crossing Borders, Coming Home”
November 26 AT 9 AM and 11 AM
Norman Allen

Pilgrims on Cedar Lane’s recent Border Witness Trip shared a profound experience that uncovered the legal, cultural, and spiritual complexities of injustices perpetrated at the border – and here at home. This Sunday, fresh from celebrating the abundance of Thanksgiving, we’ll share our stories from the border, lift up the strength and resilience of those who cross the desert, and consider the borders that we might cross in our own lives, and in our communities.