Topic: Renewal

Descent to the Dark and the Rising, Defiant Spark

Renewal often requires a descent into dark places. Just as a seed pushes up from the deep dank soil, we may re-discover ourselves as we emerge from the places where we have been “dissolved and shaken”, as May Sarton poignantly observes.


As we shift into spring the world continues to open up. Today we honor the theme of awakening as Tree of Life opens our building for worship for the first time in over two years.

Speaker: Rev Jenn GracenWorship Leader: Sue KazluskyChalice Lighter: Judy AyresSpecial Music … read more.

An Inquiring Faith

Our faith values questions more than certainty. What does that look like in our congregation? What questions do YOU bring to our life together?

What have you wanted to ask Rev. Jenn? Do you want to know the difference between a Unitarian and a Universalist? … read more.

Renewing Faith

Our annual stewardship kickoff service. How does stewardship relate to faith? What about the loaves and fishes? What would it mean if faith was a verb?

Speaker: Rev. Jenn GracenWorship Leader: Carol AlfusChalice Lighter: Tom Steffens

After the service we will have coffee hour social time in … read more.

Sacred Disruptions

Do we see the people and things that interrupt our carefully ordered days as unwelcome irritations? Or can we see them as sacred disruptions? We are invited to look around us with new eyes, recognizing the holy in our midst.

Our welcome back to our pulpit … read more.

The Liminal Space of Becoming

How often are we (individually and collectively) in transition, becoming something or someone new, without even realizing it? We are invited to notice when we’re in this liminal space and embrace it as sacred and holy.

Rev. Mary Dicken is an ordained United Methodist clergyperson, currently … read more.

Renewing Our Democracy

The fifth principle of Unitarian Universalism is “The Right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large”. What does it mean to have this as a central part of our religious tradition?

Speaker: Rev. Jenn GracenWorship Leader: … read more.

Peter Mayer–A Service in Song

Singer/songwriter Peter Mayer returns (virtually) to Tree of Life! Join us for a special music-centered service with Peter Mayer who will offer us reflections on and songs of hope and renewal. This service will include a song for the young and young at heart, and … read more.