Reverend Rick Davis

[Father’s Day] Ah, To Wonder and Question

Come to this service with your questions and wonderings for our annual Q & A service. Rev. Rick will do his best to respond to written questions pertaining to UU-ism, politics and religion, social justice, congregational matters or anything else.
Share the plate: Mid-Valley Literacy Center
Celebrant: Janet Stevens, Anchor: Sara Pickett
Music: Laura Christian

[FLOWER COMMUNION]: “Flower Power”

Annual celebration of the Czech Unitarian Flower Communion – a recognition of the beauty and diversity of our congregation. Bring a flower for the bouquet!

Share the plate: Mid-Valley Literacy Center
Celebrant: Janet Stevens, Anchor: Lennie Martin
Music: Ryan Amend and Ted Cory

We Remember Them

Monday, May 28 is Memorial Day when we honor those who have sacrificed their lives for the common good. Should this only include those who served in the military? Or are there others who fought and sacrificed in their own ways to serve society?

Share the plate: DACA Scholarships
Celebrant: Sara Pickett, Anchor: Steve Rosen
Music: UUCS Choir

Creating Caring, Compassionate Community

We are called to create a caring, compassionate community here at UUCS. Our Life Lines Lay ministry feel called to invite more people to join us in this ministry. Come learn how you might be involved.
Share the plate: DACA Scholarships
Celebrant: Sara Pickett, Anchor: Steve Rosen/Laura Christian
Music both services: Ted Cory

Earth Day Theme

Angela Gross and Tom Ellis will help with this Earth Day service.
Share the plate: Kairos Community Lunch
Celebrant: Janet Stevens, Anchor: Sara Pickett
Music both services: Ted Cory
There will be no individual RE classes or nursery care on April 22. Staff will be joining Willamette Valley UUs at Opal Creek with our middle school youth. All ages are welcome in the service. The nursery and Cozy corner are available for children that need more space to move around.

SOUL MATTERS SUNDAY: “Was Marx Right?”

The political philosopher Karl Marx wrote that religion preserved the unjust status quo in society. Was he right? Wrong? Or maybe right and wrong?

Share the plate: Kairos Community Lunch
Celebrant: Joanne Manson, Anchor: Steve Rosen
First both services: Ted Cory

The Long Journey to Freedom

The journey toward freedom is one of the core narratives in the great religious traditions. What does it mean for you?
RE Note:  No RE due to Spring Break.
Share the plate: Our Partner Church in Simenfalva, Romania
Celebrant: Janet Stevens, Anchor: Sara Pickett
First service music: UUCS Choir

Life: The High Wire Act

Begin Daylight Savings!!
Life is often like a high wire act. What knocks you off balance? What might help you regain it?

Share the plate: Our Partner Church in Simenfalva, Romania
Celebrant: Sara Pickett, Anchor: Janet Stevens
First service music: Sara Greenleaf
Second service music: UUCS Choir

What is our “Halo Effect?”

What is the spiritual impact of our congregation upon our surrounding community? It’s a complicated question. Let’s explore.

Share the plate: HOME Youth & Resource Center
Celebrant: Sara Pickett, Anchor: Laura Christian
Music both services: Ted Cory