Today's service "Lessons for Future Ancestors" is led by itinerant worship leader Matt Meyer, with support from music director Jed Holland, Faith Formation Director Sadie Kahn-Greene, Board member Carol Houde, and Worship Associate Church Rehberg. “Let us measure success by how many of us can say: I am living a life I don’t regret. A life that will resonate with my ancestors…” -Adrienne Maree Brown. Join us for a reflection of heavy suitcases, surprise turning points, and attending to the complexity of our times with love and resilience.
Today's service was led by The Board of Trustees, Rev. Allison Palm and Jed Holland where we welcomed 13 new members to our congregation!
The Board of Trustees (Rev. Allison Palm, Carol Houde, John Burkitt, Steve Hedges, Lindsey Hedrick, Jodie Holway, Pam Jordan, Rick Spitz, Lindsey Sylvester and Brenna Woods) also shared the UU Church of Nashua's new Values, Mission and Ends based on input from our Long Range Planning process.
Special music presented by Steve Hedges.
Today we had a special service exploring issues of racial justice and our journey to building beloved community. For this Sunday, our children will stay in the sanctuary for worship, while our adults have the opportunity to engage in various faith formation experiences dealing with racism. The service was led by Rev Allison Palm, Sadie Kahn-Greene. Unfortunately, due to technical difficulties, a large portion of the service was not recorded, so we've only posted the first half.
Today's service is led by Rev Allison Palm, with support from Music Director Jed Holland, Faith Formation Director Sadie Kahn-Greene, board member Lindsey Hedrick, and Worship Associate Jess Woods. What makes our journeys easier? Where do we find respite along the way? Listen to all the beautiful music today, from the choir's anthems to Jed's postlude, prelude, and outreach music. Try to picture the wonderful faces of the children being dedicated and to imagine helping Rev Allison along her journey!
In this service, our youth shared reflections and learnings from their recent trip to a UU Youth Revival in Maryland. Youth Group service leaders include Grace, Layne, and Andy. Our Music Director, Jed Holland, provided accompaniment on piano.
Today's service is led by Rev. Allison Palm and is titled "The Journey of One Inch". Allison is joined by Board of Trustees Member Carol Houde, Worship Associate Peter Bozzi, Fatih Formation Director Sadie Kahn-Greene, and Music Director Jed Holland. In this service, we explore the concept of a spiritual journey. How do we embark on the journey to the home of our soul?
Today's service is brought to you by Board of Trustees member Pam Jordan, Worship Associate Ellen McCahon, Rev. Allison and Music Director Jed Holland.
Rev. Allison's Wonder Box story and Sermon touch on some of the reasons we journey from home, sometimes by choice, sometimes when there's no safe alternative.
Special Music provided by Kathy Grossman, Dan Murphy, Harry Purkhiser, Vocals, John Burkitt, Bass, Bill Parker, Drums.
Today's service is led by Rev. Allison Palm. This all-ages services uses story and reflection to explore the line in our covenant that says we “trust in one another’s good intentions and recognize that our actions and words have an impact regardless of our intentions.” We also have lots of music, including two songs sung by our All Ages Choir and one by the Choir!
Today's service “Bear Witness Build Trust” led by CB Beal, Masters of Divinity.
CB explored the positive power inherent in being present with one another in relational covenant, and how bearing witness is a superpower for healing and developing trust. CB is joined by Member of the Board of Trustees, John Burkitt and Worship Associate, Grace Morton.
Today's service is led by Rev Allison Palm. In our second service on trust, we explore the concept of surrender. What does it look like for Unitarian Universalists to trust in the unknown?
This service, entitled "Growing Our Vision", explores trust and how it can be an antidote to scarcity and fear, and can help us to grow our vision. It is led by our minister, Reverend Allison Palm, with support from Worship Associate Jess Woods, Director of Faith Formation Sadie Kahn-Green, the Stewardship Team, and a number of members and staff who eloquently relayed their thoughts on key components of our church's growing vision. We also heard from Mark Stokes, Director of Development at Partnership for Successful Living, who gave a presentation on this month's outreach recipient, Safe Stations.
Today's service, led by Rev Allison Palm, is "We Could Be Wrong". In Unitarian Universalism, we believe that there are many truths, and that we cannot be certain that we know everything. How do we live with the possibility that we might be wrong?
Today we also have quite a bit of wonderful music! Our low brass quartet is trombonists Anthony Iovino and Kathy Grossman, and euphonium players Lindsey Hedrick and Maggie Woolsey. Our Music Team sings the Introit MLK with the help of a couple of friends. Music Team members are soloist Kathy Grossman, Jed Holland, Steve Hedges, Geri Davidson, Ruth Cannava, Brenna Woods and Kathleen Griffis. Friends helping today are Steve Ladew and Emma Rearick. And finally, one of our choir anthems is accompanied by Suellen Davidson on clarinet!
This service, entitled "The Possibility of Change" is our annual service marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day. A heavy snowstorm in New Hampshire on this Sunday caused the service in our Sanctuary to be cancelled. Undaunted, our courageous congregation made this the Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashua's first Sunday service to be held using the audio-video teleconferencing application, Zoom. The service is led by Rev. Allison Palm and our Director of Faith Formation, Sadie Kahn-Green with assistance from Worship Associate, Jess Woods. Over Zoom, all congregational songs and choir anthems were replaced by recordings, which have not been included here for copyright reasons.
Today's service is entitled "Experience of the Holy". Reverend Allison Palm leads the service and asks us to explore how you experience the holy, the sacredness of life. What can we learn about what is important to us as a congregation from our experiences of the holy?
This week's service, "Stepping Outside the Box, Finding Possibility" asks us to reflect on the different ways we can look at and share ourselves with the world. This service was led by Board of Director members Rick Spitz and Brenna Woods, Worship Associates Chuck Rehberg, Ellen McCahon and Peter Bozzi and Music Director Jed Holland.
Today's Service is "Mystery and Possibility" and is led by Jess Woods and Peggy Cardone. Our Music Director is Jed Holland.
This is our 5 pm Christmas Eve Service, led by Rev. Allison Palm, Sadie Kahn-Greene, Jed Holland, and our youth. This service is always a very special one for those attending, and you can feel the excitement! We have many youth participating, congregational participation, a special Christmas Eve Choir, and at the end, we light all our candles!
Our 7 pm Christmas Eve Service was led by Rev. Allison Palm, Music Director Jed Holland, and Worship Associates Grace Morton, Chuck Rehberg and Steve Hedges.
This service is a wonderful blend of Christmas Eve traditions like the readings of Isaiah and Luke by our own Bob Sampson mixed with updated Christmas Eve stories and of course, lots and lots of Christmas carols and passing of the light!
Today's service is "Holy Children, Holy Nights" and is led by the church youth. Our music director is Jed Holland.
Each Sunday we say “the mystery is we are connected, even when we feel apart.” This service, led by Reverend Allison Palm and supported by Worship Associate, Peggy Cardone, and Director of Faith Formation, Sadie Kahn-Greene, explores the mystery of our connection to each other, and how that mystery is at the heart of Unitarian Universalism.
Today is a Question Box service! Members of the congregation can ask Rev Allison any question they have, and Allison will do her best to answer it!
Today's service was led by Brenna Woods a member of the Board of Trustees, Worship Associate Chuck Rehberg and Rev. Allison Palm as we continue to explore this months theme, Mystery. Music was provided by Jed Holland Music Director, the UU Church of Nashua Choir and Soloist Mary Ellen Wessels.
Today's sermon by Rev Allison Palm is entitled "Guilty of Innovation". Our music director is Jed Holland, and today's worship associate is Gwen Davis. We have a beautiful anthem featuring Brenna Woods, and another anthem with Andrew Holland accompanying the choir on guitar.
Today's service, entitled "Feeding Our Community" is led by Rev Allison Palm with support from worship associate Grace Morton and Director of Faith Formation, Sadie Kahn-Greene. It features a 2-Act Wisdom Story and a world premier performance of the anthem "When I Wake Up" written by our own Kathy Grossman. Kathy sings the solo part accompanied by the choir with Music Director, Jed Holland, on piano.
Today's service honors Rev Stephen D. Edington as our Minister Emeritus. It's a fun service, with tributes to Steve's accomplishments and songs that he loves.
Today's service was led by our worship associates Jess Woods, Peggy Cardone and Lindsey Sylverster who shared their experience with just how unique and personal our shared memories can be. Music was led by Jed Holland, Music Director.
Today's service is "Remembering: An All Souls Service." Rev Allison Palm leads the service, and Jed Holland is our music director. Listen along and think about your loved ones who have died, remembering the good things you experienced with them.
Today's service is "Being Sanctuary" Rev Patrick McLaughlin from the Unitarian-Universalist Church of Manchester leads the service and Jed Holland is our music director. This Sunday service is part of a Pulpit Swap among the Nashua, Milford, and Manchester UU churches.
In The Shelter of Each Other
This service is led by Worship Associates Peter Bozzi, Lindsey Sylvester and Grace Morton who share what worship means to them and ask us to consider this question for ourselves. Jed Holland led the music portion of our service today.
Today's service is our last one with the monthly theme of Vision. Rev Allison Palm leads today's service, Ellen McCahon is the worship associate, Sadie Kahn-Greene is our Director of Faith Formation, and Jed Holland is our Music Director. Listen to the moving Words of Reflection, the sermon that talked about bringing back hope after a tough week, and the rousing music.
Today's service, "Choosing A Better Tomorrow", is led by Rev Allison Palm. We have some great music and a live band playing today! The band members are Jed Holland on piano, Billy Parker on drums, and John Burkitt on bass, with a special appearance by Anthony Iovino on trombone for the postlude!
Today's special service is a Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation. We honor the lives of Lillian D. (Harriman) Campbell, The Reverend Jeffrey W. Campbell, and Marguerite (Campbell) Davis. Immediately before the service, we held a dedication and blessing of a new marker on the Campbell's previously unmarked grave in Edgewood Cemetery, Nashua, NH. Please listen to the stories of their lives.
Today's service, "Keep On Loving Boldly", is led by Rev Allison Palm. The Worship Associate is Lindsey Sylvester and our Director of Faith Formation, Sadie Kahn-Greene delivers a wondrous Wonder Box!
Today's service is the first one back from summer, our "water" service, and is led by Rev Allison Palm. You can tell everyone is happy to be back together! Listen to the wonderful music today.
Today's final summer service of 2018 is led by Jakob Cawely. The worship associate is Jess Woods and our music director is Jed Holland.
Today's wonderful summer service is led by some of the children & youth in our congregation: Grace Morton, Zoe Holway, Paulie Cardone, Charlotte Cardone, Ben Morton, Mary Holland Mia Taylor, and Gwen Davis. A favorite service of many each year!
Summer Service led by Rev Allison
Today's service was led by Sadie Kahn-Greene.
Take time out of your summer to listen to Ellen McCahon's compelling and insightful service Born again, again, again... The worship associate is Dan Murhpy and our Music Director is Jed Holland.
Today's summer service is led by Kathy Fletcher. The worship associate is Peggy Cardone, and today's pianist is Jonna Ross.
Today's service on labyrinths is led by Lindsey Sylvester. Jed Holland is the music director. Peter Bozzi is the Worship Associate today.
Today's summer service is led by Chuck Rehberg. The worship associate is Peter Bozzi,and our Music Director is Jed Holland. Take a listen to Chuck Redberg's factual and spiritual inquiry into death and dying.
Today's summer service is led by Maggie Woolsey. The worship associate is Lindsey Sylvester, and our Music Director is Jed Holland. Take a listen to Maggie's thoughtful sermon about music and our Blue Boat Home.
Today's service is led by Harvey Keye. The worship associate is Chuck Rehberg and our Music Director is Jed Holland. Listen as Harvey an Chuck deliver 4 one act plays that convey Harvey's personal experience with racism and challenges each of us to rid ourselves of racism.
Today's service was a broadcast of the Sunday worship service at the Unitarian Universalist General Assembly.
Here is a link to the broadcast:
Today's service is about Father's Day, and is led by Peter Bozzi. Peggy Cardone is the Worship Associate today, Jed Holland is today's musician, and Peter is assisted by 2 of his daughters, Amanda and Michelle. Check out the wonderful solos today!
Today was our Flower Communion service, led by Sadie Kahn-Greene and worship associates Lindsey Sylvester and Chuck Rehberg, with Jed Holland as our music director. Especially listen to the wonderful duet by Sue and Sara Chadwick!
Today is our last service of our regular church year. Summer services begin next Sunday.
Today's service is led by Brenna Woods, Grace Morton, the 3rd & 4th Grade Leaders, Sadie Kahn-Greene Director of Faith Formation and Jed Holland our Music Director as we celebrate the Bridging of our Graduating Seniors.
Today's service was outside for a blessing of the animals, so unfortunately, there are no recordings.
Today's service is led by Dan Murphy, visiting Minister Rev. Joanna Lubkin who walks us through a journey with imperfection and Jed Holland our Music Director.
Today's service is led by the Rev Jason Wells, with Jed Holland as our music director.
Today's service is led by Lindsey Sylvester and visiting Minister Rev. Tom Schade who shares a historical look at Our UU Story since the 1950's.
Today's service is led by Rev. Barbara McKusick Liscord. Rev. Liscord will be our minister on call while Rev. Allison Palm is on parental leave.
Today's service is led by Peggy Cardone and Lindsey Sylvester. One of my favorite parts of this service is Jed playing the special music: What a Wonderful World.
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