First Jefferson Unitarian Universalist Church

Church building
Upcoming Sermons
Sunday Morning Worship
at 11:00 a.m.

December 2
“Chalica Worship Service”
Children & Youth Religious Education
Chalica is a week-long celebration of our Unitarian Universalist Principles. The holiday first emerged in 2005 out of a wish to have a holiday organized around Unitarian Universalist values.

December 9
“Stella Natalis”
Roy Redman & the First Jefferson Choir
This piece communicates the moods of Christmas in many new ways and is great fun to sing and hear.Stella Natalis(birth star) by Karl Jenkins will be presented by our choir. The piece uses texts from many sources and music ins[pired from many different sources to celebrate the moods of Christmas. Karl Jenkins, a contemporary British composer of great acclaim. having received 17 gold and platinum disc honors.

December 16
“Values: Awe”
The Reverend Annie Foerster
The final value of our Big Four is up for exploration this week. Awe is part of almost every world religion. How does it inform your life?

December 23
“Christmas”
The Reverend Annie Foerster
The choir has sung, the children have given their pageant and Christmas is fast approaching. Billboards proclaim the reason for the season. Originally, it was probably the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year, a time of celebrating the return of light—the Saturnalia. But today there are many stories that claim to be the purpose behind Christmas. Let’s tell some tales.

December 24
“Christmas Eve”
The Reverend Annie Foerster
The evening before Christmas honors many traditional and sacred rituals. Let us come together on this eve made holy by the words and deeds of good women and men in every age and every land.

December 30
“Letting Go”
Member Led Service
A member led service in observance of the New Year. We’ll reflect on the past year and prepare to move forward into 2019. The service will include a ritual to symbolically release and leave behind past regrets while honoring our need to be steadfast and persevere

 
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