Reverend Rick Davis

Intent and Impact

Interpersonal relations is not rocket science. It’s more complicated and there’s always something new to learn as we strive to create covenantal community here – that is, a community based upon trusting relations.
Share the plate: Partner Church Fund
Celebrant: Joanne Manson, Anchor: David Jeffers
First service music: Sara Greenleaf Second service music: UUCS Choir
SUNDAY ANNOUNCEMENTS

All On Fire

Every Sunday we light a chalice because we need that sometimes we need to light a fire to create light, warmth and melt away the cold indifference of the world.
Share the plate: Oregon Prison Project
Celebrant: Arrhiannon Kirkpatrick, Anchor: Joanne Manson
Music both services: UUCS Choir
SUNDAY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Our Transylvanian Pilgrimage

Please join us to hear about last summer’s pilgrimage to the historical birthplace of Unitarianism in the Transylvanian region of Romania.
Share the plate: Oregon Prison Project
First service music: Ryan Amend and Aimee Larsen-Amend
Second service music: Laura Christian and Sara Greenleaf
SUNDAY ANNOUNCEMENTS

It’s Just Us

People keep falling into one of the greatest of all spiritual traps, again and again. It leads to personal and collective violence. Let’s look at that.

Share the plate: Oregon Prison Project
Celebrant: Gloria Holland, Anchor: Arrhiannon Kirkpatrick
First service music: Sara Greenleaf
Second service music: UUCS Choir

Multiple Christmas Eve Services

5:45 pm – Family Celebration: A service full of stories and singing and the traditional “mitten tree” donation ceremony. Fellowship following the service featuring ornament making.
7:30 pm – Candlelight Service: A service with the UUCS choir, readings, a homily by Rev. Rick and songs sung together. A special way to experience the spirit of peace and love.

Celebrant: Monica Jacobson Tennessen, Anchor: LJ Frederickson
Music: UUCS Choir

Beautiful People

When you look at others, or yourself, what do you look for? What do you see? In such matters it’s good to be aware of the spiritual perils of “lookism.”
Share the plate: Salem-Keizer NAACP
Celebrant: Benjahmin Boschee, Anchor: Joanne Manson
First service music: Cheryl Randall
Second service music: UUCS Choir
SUNDAY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Prohibition?

As UUs we typically shun various types of fundamentalism, because “fundamentalists take all the fun out of life” (by their various prohibitions). So prohibitions are bad – right? Well, let’s explore this some more.
Share the plate: Salem-Keizer NAACP
Music both services: Koren Ickes Amend, Ryan Amend, Aimee Larsen-Amend
SUNDAY ANNOUNCEMENTS