The 4th of the seven UU principles says we have a free and responsible search for truth and meaning. We will celebrate some of the UU’s in our nation’s history who modeled for us how to live into our freedom and take up the responsibility … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Stephen Robinson
Stephen Robinson is originally from Carrollton, Georgia and has lived in Columbia, SC since 2004. He is the Clinical Pastoral Education Program Manager for Prisma Health Midlands and Chaplaincy Manager for Prisma Health Hospice and Community. Stephen has been an ACPE Certified Educator since 2008, and an ordained minister since 1994. He earned a B.A. in English from the University of West Georgia in Carrollton, GA and his M. Div. from the McAfee School of Theology of Mercer University in Atlanta, GA. He is an ordained minister and a chaplain endorsed by the Humanist Society of the American Humanist Association.
This service will focus on effective leadership for the UUCC as well as ways that members can prepare and get involved in leading. We will install our new Board and leaders and bless their good work in the year ahead.
The month of June is Pride month and we will focus our time together on a celebration of Pride.
June 9 will be an observation of the Jewish holiday of Shavuot and the Christian holiday of Pentecost. In both religions, the holiday commemorates an empowerment of the people, and a celebration of harvest.
We will look at the story in the Christian Scriptures often called the “Temptations of Jesus.” This story provides a glimpse of the struggle that Jesus faced to conform to options available to him in the Jewish religion of his culture, and how he ultimately … read more.
We will hold our New Member Joining Ceremony today when we officially welcome those who have joined since our last ceremony. For the sermon, we will be reflecting on what it means to be in covenant relationship with each other and how that covenant should … read more.
Celebrate beauty, diversity, sustainability and universal connection this Sunday with song and multi-generational collaboration. Please bring a flower or greenery from your yard or neighborhood to be passed around and chosen by another fellow congregant.
We will continue our theme for the month of Side with Love, as we draw inspiration from the life of Sarah Keys Evans in a celebration of African American History month. Sarah Keys Evans modeled a non violence approach to siding against injustice and oppression. … read more.
We shall look at the life of Sarah Key Evans, as well as Unitarian Universalists who have lived out their belief by taking a stand for love. Music from The Beatles will be incorporated to highlight the message of love.
The story of Hanukkah is that is was a very dark time in the life of the Hebrews. There was a tyrant on the throne, Antiochus Epiphanies, who treated them poorly. They were basically slaves, and he desecrated their temple. A leader by the name … read more.