Sunday, December 15, 2019 — 10 am
“Songs of Awe and Wonder”
UUCW Adult Choir, Multigen Choir, and special guests, with the Rev. Suzelle Lynch, Jen Nicolosi, Lead Music Director; and Ruben Piirainen, Music Director
The holidays are a time for awe and wonder — and music has the power to spark them in us — setting our hearts and minds ablaze with joy! Traditional, contemporary, and unexpected holidays songs and awe-inspiring stories and reflections will lift your spirits this morning. Invite your friends for a marvelous experience of how Unitarian Universalists celebrate the season!
Friday, December 20, 2019 — 7 pm
“Celebrate Winter Solstice!”
The Rev. Suzelle Lynch, EarthSpirit Team & Dancers, Solstice Singers and You!
We honor the moment when night is longest here in the northern hemisphere with darkness, drumming, stories and a powerful earth-based ritual to “call for the sun’s return.” Bring your drums and shakers. Children who are able to enjoy a dramatic, hour-long worship experience are welcome to attend with their parents or guardians. Through ritual, storytelling, singing, silence, and reflection, our Earth Spirit worship services help us tune in to the seasons of the earth.
Sunday, December 22, 2019 — 10 am
“Awesome Love in Hard Times: A Multigenerational Nativity”
The Rev. Suzelle Lynch, Dave Cicero, Director of Lifespan Religious Education, YRUU Youth Group, and YOU!
It’s time for a new telling of the Nativity story. Come hear a tale where gentle people prevail, the powerful and violent lose, and the poor are raised up like kings. A story that reminds us that Love is too awesome to leave us unchanged. Special Music today from multi-modal musician Julie Thompson.
Tuesday, December 24, 2019 — 4 pm & 8 pm
“Christmas Eve Candlelight Services: The Heart of Christmas”
The Rev. Suzelle Lynch and Readers, with Jennifer Nicolosi, Lead Music Director; Ruben Piirainen, Music Director; the Christmas Choir and Special Musicians
Tonight we call ourselves to be fully present to the wonder-filled heart of Christmas. With carols old and new, readings light-hearted and serious, we honor this ancient holiday in our modern, multifaith way. Christmas Choir sings at 4:00 pm and Special Musicians at 8:00 pm. Please invite friends and neighbors, and plan to arrive early for the 4:00 pm service.
Sunday, December 29, 2019 — 10 am
“Rockin’ Into an Awesome New Year”
The Rev. Suzelle Lynch and the Kaleidoscope Worship Band
The New Year is coming! With that single turn of a calendar page, a new world is born. Join us for fabulous music from Kaleidoscope and time to reflect on your life as we prepare to step over the threshold into Awesome 2020!