Today's service is "Putting Down Intentions", led by Worship Associates Robin Trudel, Charlotte Cardone, and Emma Rearick, with support from Music Director Jed Holland, and Director of Faith Formation Sadie Kahn-Greene.
Today's service is "Coziness" and is led by Caro Barschow, our ministerial intern. When do you feel cozy? Let’s reflect on this quality of being and how it can restore us and open us to the joy and sorrow of life. A Zoom-only worship service – wear your slippers, bring your blanket and fill up your favorite mug with something warm and yummy.
This service is our Family Christmas Eve service, led by Rev Allison Palm, with support from Sadie Kahn-Greene, Caro Barschow, Jed Holland, Carl Phillips, and friends.
This is our middle Christmas Eve service, of Lessons and Carols, led by Rev Allison Palm, with support from Caro Barschow, Jed Holland, Vengerflutta Smith, and Andy Capen.
This is our 9 pm Lessons and Carols Christmas Eve service, led by Rev Allison Palm, with support from Caro Barschow, Jed Holland, Robin Trudel, and Emma Rearick.
Through story and song, we celebrate and honor the solstice with a modern solstice tale by Rev. Erica Baron. This service is led by Director of Faith Formation, Sadie Kahn-Greene and our minister, the Reverend Allison Palm. Also contributing their talents are Laurel, Abigail, Anna, Cooper, Jayden, Charlotte, Phinn, and Sabrina.
Today's service is "Finding Your Joy" and is led by Rev Allison Palm, with support from Vengerflutta Smith, Sadie Kahn-Greene, Caro Barschow, and Music Director Jed Holland. Today is the first Sunday that we opened back up to a limited number of congregation members, as well as members on Zoom. There's some wonderful music, a great wonder box story, and a great sermon!
Today's service is "What is Joy?" and is led by Rev Allison Palm, with support from Pat Ladew, ministerial intern Caro Barschow, and Music Director Jed Holland. This service is full of wonderful music, a wonderful sermon by Rev Allison, and an interview with the composer of our closing song "Peace and Joy".
This service, Led by Rev. Allison Palm with support from Ministerial Intern, Caro Barschow and Director of Faith Formation, Sadie Kahn-Greene, shares lessons of the honorable harvest from Robin Wall Kimmerer’s Braiding Sweetgrass. This service is about learning from the wisdom and lessons from the indigenous teaching of this land.
Today's service is led by Rev Allison Palm, with support from Music Director Jed Holland, Ministerial Intern Caro Barschow, and Pat Ladew.
Today's service is "All That We Let In", led by Rev Allison Palm with support from Faith Formation Director Sadie Kahn-Greene, Music Director Jed Holland, and Emma Rearick. In this service, we will explore how our personal histories shape who we become. How do we hold the heaviness of being human with intention and care?
We had some technical difficulties, so please excuse the sound quality on some parts. We also left out some parts of the service as a result.
Today's service is our All Soul's Service, led by Rev Allison Palm and Faith Formation Director Sadie Kahn-Greene. Join us for our annual service of remembrance for our loved ones who have died. We will explore together how we cultivate relationship with those who are no longer with us.
In November, activists and world leaders will gather for the international UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement. Achieving these goals will safeguard the homes and lives of millions of people. In this service, led by our Ministerial Intern, Caro Barschow, with support from Worship Associate, Andy Capen, we join with people of faith around the globe to raise our voices to affirm commitments to climate justice and an end to a fossil fuel-based economy.
Today's service is led by Director of Faith Formation Sadie Kahn-Greene, with support from Music Director Jed Holland, and the Land Acknowledgement Working Group.
Today's service is led by Rev Allison Palm with support from Vengerflutta Smith, Music Director Jed Holland, and Director of Faith Formation Sadie Kahn-Greene. How do we cultivate relationship with those with whom we disagree? What can our core values teach us about how to disagree with intention and love?
Our world is in a time of rapid change in so many ways. This service, led by Reverend Allison Palm, examines the possibilities of this moment, and explores the question, "What kind of world is emerging?"
Today is our annual Ingathering Water Communion! We explore the way water connects us, talk about what it means to take the risk of being a part of a community, and welcome our new Ministerial Intern, Caro Barschow. Today's service is led by Rev Allison Palm, with support from Music Director Jed Holland, Director of Faith Formation Sadie Kahn-Greene,
Today's service is "Transforming the World Through Music", led by Paul Introcaso, with support from Eileen Herring.
Celebrate our similarities and differences throughout the World with Music and Dance. Experience the power of global connection when musicians and dancers from various nations, races, ages, genders, and nationalities collaborate on songs and dance searching for Higher Ground.
We are unable to post much of the music today, but it was great! The music was by Playing for Change. Please search them out at the Playing for Change Website https://playingforchange.com/
Today's service is "Best of UU Nashua Music", and is led by Anne Smith, Dan Murphy, and Emma Rearick.
Come enjoy some of our best music videos from the last year and a half! We’ll share music and brief reflections on why we selected each piece.
(Note: We are unable to post the video portions of the songs, but you can listen to the audio)
In this service, led by Rev. Allison Palm, members of our Adult Coming of Age (ACOA) class share about their beliefs and we invite everyone into deeper reflection on the question: "What Do You Believe?" We heard from half of the ACOA class back in May and this week we hear from class members Karen Thomas and Sunrisa O'Toole.
Today's service is led by Rev Allison Palm, with support from music director Jed Holland, Elizabeth Lewis, and church members who attended UU GA: Robin Trudel, Eileen Herring, Harry Purkhiser, and Lindsey Sylvester.
Today's service is led by Robin Trudel, with support from music director Jed Holland and worship associate Pat Ladew.
Are deities entities with wants and needs, exercising agency in our world? Or are they ideals and ideas that inspire and comfort us? Rather than providing definitive answers together we may discover a new perspective for considering the questions.
Entitled "Acts of Creation as Acts of Faith", this service combines "what is" into "what never would have been". Led by Carl Phillips, this service features creative works from members of the congregation
Today's service is led by Bob Coulter, with support from Music Director Jed Holland and Worship Associate Robin Trudel.
Today's service is led by our Faith Formation Director Sadie Kahn-Greene, Jenn Blosser, Director of Fatih Formation at the UU Fellowship in Hartford County, MD, and Jessica Harwood, Director of Faith Development and Community Engagement at the Unitarian Society of Northampton and Florence.
This service, led by congregant Jim Bonvouloir, with the assistance of Worship Associate, Emma Rearick, honors fathers and fatherhood (as well as parents in general). We reflect on the roles and responsibilities of fathers, and how our ideas about fatherhood can evolve to meet the challenges of our world.
Today's service is our annual Flower Communion Service, led by Rev. Allison Palm. We wrap up our church year with our traditional Flower Communion Sunday, honoring our connections to one another and to the earth. This afternoon we meet from 2-4pm for an in-person drop in flower exchange, and a chance to visit the sanctuary.
All are welcome to our “Bridging Sunday” worship service, led by Rev. Allison Palm, DFF Sadie Kahn-Greene & our Bridging Youth. This service honors our graduating seniors. We’ll hear from a couple of our seniors about this transition time and reflect on transition times in our own lives.
Today's service "What Do We Believe" is led by Rev. Allison Palm, with support from ministerial intern Ben Atherton-Zeman, Music Director Jed Holland, and worship associate Dick Widhu. In this service, members of our Adult Coming of Age class share about their beliefs, and we invite everyone into deeper reflection on the question: what do you believe?
This is a recording of the ordination of Rev Ben Atherton-Zeman, our intern minister.
This is a joint service with UU Manchester honoring our Coming of Age youth! Our youth shares their credos and we celebrate their completion of the Coming of Age year. Among the many contributors to this service are Reverend Patrick McLaughlin of UU Manchester and Reverend Allison Palm of UU Nashua.
Telling Our Stories. How do we tell the story of our congregation? Rev. Allison and members of the Board of Trustees share about the story telling practice our Board has incorporated into their meetings this year, and invite everyone in to the practice of sharing the story of who we are.
Join Worship Associates Bob Coulter, Pat Ladew and Emma Rearick as we learn the stories that shape Unitarian Universalism. In this service, our Worship Associates share some of the foundational stories of our faith.
This will be an earth day service that lifts up the call to care for the earth. We welcome Mandy Eberle to share a Mvskoke Creek creation story.
This service, entitled "How We Are Becoming", is led by Rev. Allison Palm with assistance from Ministerial Intern, Ben Atherton-Zeman, Director of Faith Formation, Sadie Kahn-Greene, and Worship Associates, Robin Trudel and Eileen Herring. In this service, we explore the different ways that we become who we are. What parts of our becoming have we worked on? What parts have simply happened to us?
Today's service "From Chrysalis to Butterfly" is led by our ministerial intern Ben Atherton-Zeman, with support from music director Jed Holland, Director of Faith Formation Sadie Kahn-Greene, and worship associate Pat Ladew. Please listen to our intern's reflections on two years of learning and formation!
Join us for an Easter Sunday all-ages service exploring re-emergence! We also take some time in our service to dedicate children and welcome them in to our community.
In this all ages service, we’ll explore the core values that we commit to as a church community: wonder, authentic connection, courageous community and love in action.
This service, entitled "One Year Later", reflects on the 1-year anniversary of when we started holding our church service virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Led by Reverend Allison Palm with support from our Ministerial Intern, Ben Atherton-Zeman, and worship associate, Emma Rearick, the congregation is invited to reflect on the grief and gratitude that arose for them during the past year.
Today's service is Choosing Our Commitments. So much in the world pulls at our attention, begging for our time and our commitment. How do we make choices that honor our values, and the values of our Unitarian Universalist denomination? Ministerial intern Ben Atherton-Zeman leads the worship service, along with members of the congregation who will give testimonials.
Join Rev. Allison Palm and Sadie Kahn-Green Director of Faith Formation as they introduce as special UUA Service. This UUA Service by Faith in Unitarian Universalism isn’t just an intellectual exercise: it’s “heart” work. This service features a sermon by UUA President Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray, as well as vibrant music, storytelling, and other worship elements that will help us to grow in spirit, courage, and generosity. We will not be posting this here, but you can follow this link to their portions of the service: Loved Into Being Sunday Service
This all ages service will explore how we practice Beloved Community together and how that practice helps us to build both a stronger church community and a world with more justice and more love.
This service, entitled "White Supremacy Teach-In" is led by our Ministerial Intern, Ben Atherton-Zeman with the support of Worship Associate, Robin Trudel. In 2021, actual “white supremacists” are not required in order to uphold white supremacist culture. In order for us to be more effective at tackling the white supremacy beyond our walls, we must also identify ways in which systems of supremacy and inequality live within our faith and our lives.
Today's service is led by Rev Allison Palm. What if to “side with love” meant making bold, faith-full choices? What if it were even a little bit scary? This worship service brings together worship leaders and musicians from across the country to offer hopeful, moving, challenging reminders about what we, as Unitarian Universalists, are called to do, and BE, in the world. A large portion of the service was provided by our denomination's national organization, the UUA (Unitarian Universalist Association). We will not be posting this here, but you can follow this link to their portions of the service: UUA Side with Love Sunday Service
Today's service is led by Rev Allison Palm where she asks, what is Beloved Community and how are we nurturing the vision of Beloved Community both inside and outside of our congregation? How can each of help to fue the flame of Beloved Community? Join us to ponder these important questions.
On this Switch it up Sunday, we started together in worship online and then split up for workshops about the various ways we are creatively getting through the pandemic winter doldrums. Join us to spark your imagination and have some fun! Rev Allison Palm leads the service.
Although we are not able to post the workshops themselves, maybe you could try one of the topics on your own! The workshops were: journaling, making a pandemic playlist, planning your garden and starting seeds, advocacy postcards, making cards and letters for church penpals, sharing your art, book buzz, and humor during a pandemic.
An all ages service exploring creativity, art and imagination.
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