We live in a society where the default seems to be deep seated fear about showing up with our full authentic selves. In this service, Rev. Chris will examine the power of vulnerability to allow us to show up as our full selves and recover … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Chris Rothbauer
Building compassionate religious and spiritual community isn’t easy or the faint of heart. We come together each week and create something special at AUUF. As we kickoff our annual canvass, Rev. Chris will exam how each of us contributes to building Beloved Community in the … read more.
Sometimes what the world needs isn’t someone willing to compromise their values, but a leader poised to change minds and transform the world. On this MLK Day, we will examine how Martin Luther King, Jr.’s radical call of acceptance can transform how we do justice … read more.
We live in a culture where everyone wants to be right about everything, so much so that it’s often difficult to know when we’re actually wrong. In this service, Rev. Chris will examine how the spiritual virtue of humility can enable us to examine our … read more.
As we enter a new year, what do you want to leave in the previous year and what do you hope to bring with you? In this service, Rev. Chris will engage us in the importance of letting go and lead us in the fire … read more.
In our annual Christmas Eve service, we will sing carols and tell the story of the birth of Jesus as we are reminded why Christmas represents such a risk to the way we see the world. Please stay after the service for refreshments and fellowship.
The Winter Solstice is the darkest night of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, and it can be difficult to see the light. Just so, our lives often seem so hopeless that it can be difficult to see the path forward. In this service, Rev. … read more.
In Unitarian Universalism, we often talk of being called to a particular ministry in the world. What does it mean to be called to do something? In this service, Rev. Chris will examine why it is so important to recognize and live out our individual … read more.
People keep secrets for a variety of reasons, but have you ever considered that some secrets can be more harmful than good? In this service, Rev. Chris will examine why telling your truth may be your best spiritual medicine.
In this season of holiday shopping and final exams, the busyness and pressure of it all can be a major source of stress. In this service, Rev. Chris will examine the nature of stress and how we can cope in this difficult month.