International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality.

Our speaker for International Women’s Day is Denise Sweet, an Anishinaabe poet. Denise will give … read more.

‘And That’s the Truth!’

I remember Lily Tomlin’s ‘Edith Ann’ character from back in the early ’70’s: you might be old enough to remember that five-and-a-half year old spouting  philosophy from a large rocking chair … and always ending with ‘And that’s the truth, pfbtpfbt’!  But really: what is … read more.

Hope

What is hope? Lately, I have been trying to wrap my head around the concept of hope. Where does it come from, is it innate? Do we learn to hope from past experiences, when things have worked out for us? That would make sense, but … read more.

Who Killed Jesus of Nazareth?

For two millennia, Christians have been told that the Jewish leaders and people have been responsible for the death of Jesus of Nazareth. The evidence for this belief comes primarily from the four Gospels of the Bible.  After the Jewish Holocaust occurred during World War II, there … read more.

April Fools! A UU Humor Service

Laughter is an affirmation of our humanness, a face-saving way to express our anxieties, fears, and other hidden emotions. It breaks the ice, builds trust, and draws us together into a common state of well-being. On this first Sunday in April, we’ll explore what it … read more.

Public Libraries: Gateway to the World

In celebration of National Library Week (April 19-25), Damian will explore the value of libraries in society.  Drawing on personal insights from his family’s history (both his maternal grandmother and mother were librarians), his own experiences, and other research, Damian will provide his thoughts on … read more.

Annual Poetry Sunday

Calling all poets–or persons who love poetry. Contact Natalie B. to present your poem or to share a favorite during poetry month.

Come Sing A Song

Our hymnal is a rich source of beautiful music from so many traditions! You are cordially invited to join Denise Jacobs, our music director, and our musicians for Fellowship hymn sing of some of your favorites. Denise will offer some historical background and theological notes. … read more.

Annual Flower Ceremony Service

This unique UU ritual celebrates beauty, human uniqueness, diversity and community.

Everyone in the congregation is invited to bring a flower (or choose one provided at the door) which are then placed on the altar in a shared vase. The service includes a blessing and redistribution. … read more.

NO SERVICE – Memorial Day Weekend

Unitarian Universalists have had a tradition of taking summers off altogether. One of the theories of why traces back to Harvard.

Unitarianism has long appealed to freethinkers and intellectuals, including many college professors. In the United States, Unitarianism really took off after 1805, when … read more.

Mental Health Awareness Month

As instances of mental illness increase, so too does awareness. Recognition and education are important to removing the stigma that is often associated with mental health concerns. Mental Health Awareness Month not only helps people realize the many ways in which mental illness touches their … read more.

Pride Sunday

Please join us for our Pride Sunday service in recognition of Pride month. GBAUUF is a Welcoming Congregation, meaning that we actively affirm and accept the dignity and participation of those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer.