Rev. Charlotte Arsenault

Everything I Need to Know I Learned From Mr. Rogers

Everyone’s favorite neighbor was actually an ordained Presbyterian minister! Explore how he lived out his faith through his work with children and what we as UUs can gain from his example. During the service we will have a “Back Pack Blessing” ceremony to send our young ones off to school with the love and encouragement … Continued

UU Q & A

This “question box” service gives a chance to ask questions about the past, present, and future of our Unitarian Universalist movement. The Rev. Dawn Skjei Cooley believes that UUs are called to “Love the Hell Out of the World.” Former minister of First Unitarian in Louisville, KY, she is now on the staff of the … Continued

Reflections on Beauty

At our 439 South Park Street church, congregation members will alternate readings and music about our October worship theme, Beauty. At the same time at our church campout, we will reflect on Beauty outdoors at Vogel State Park, Picnic Shelter #3.

An Open Letter to the Self-Professed Nazis in Charlottesville

In the wake of the acts of terrorism in Charlottesville this weekend, Rev. Charlotte will share an open letter to those who perpetuate hatred, racism, anti-semitism and bigotry. During Time for All Ages, we will still have our “Back Pack Blessing” ceremony so we can send our littlest ones off to school with the love … Continued

Consent and the 5 Smooth Stones

As our youth begin their study of “OWL”, Our Whole Lives, a comprehensive, age-appropriate study of sexuality, we will discuss how the notion of consent is imbedded in the foundation of our faith and how we can use it to address injustices in our world. Please note–this service will discuss the subject of sexual violence … Continued

Sweet Tea, Football, and Old Dixie

This is an auction sermon. There is much to take pride in, in being a southerner. It seems at times we have a culture all our own, but our rich history holds painful secrets that deserve to see the light. How do we meaningfully recognize our “sins”–past and present–while retaining pride in our unique cultural … Continued

First Contact

If we sent a team of humans to a new-found planet who would we send? What items, values, and images would we find worthy enough to make the journey? How do our choices inform our faith?

The Next Generation

Come celebrate the next generation of Unitarian Universalists during this special Sunday Service where we will dedicate a child or two and have a bridging ceremony for Eve Stump! This is an intergenerational service.

The Pursuit of Happiness

In today’s world, the pursuit of happiness often seems to take priority. Should this really be our end goal? This service will include our annual Flower Ceremony Sunday- please bring a flower of your choice to share with the congregation- and we will also celebrate our newest members during the service.

What’s for Dinner?

With our worship theme for May being Mercy, we will explore the many ways to show mercy by engaging in ethical eating.