3/16/2024 – You Can’t Preach Here! You Can’t Marry Here! by Eric Schuman

This month’s service features a sermon by Eric Schuman: A condensed history of the evolution from homophobia to acceptance in Unitarian Universalism.

Thus, this is the story of how the fight for gay marriage was won. Eric is the Life Lines Lay Minister at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Salem (OR).

2/17/2024 – Abolitionist Rev. Samuel Joseph May by Rev. Rick Davis

The Reverend Rick Davis talks about American Unitarian Rev. Samuel Joseph May who during the nineteenth century championed education, women’s rights, and abolition of slavery.

Aligning the efforts and successes of past Unitarian leaders, continues to provide inspiration and lessons for each of us.

12/16/2023 – Blue Christmas by Rev. Twinkle Manning

December’s NAUA worship service theme was: “Blue Christmas.” The holiday season, while filled with light, can create palpable darkness. This service offers a space to hold your grief sacred and to honor any loss or pain you are feeling. Join us for heartfelt music, sacred solace and reflection. This service includes Christmas, Solstice and Hanukah Music.

Our worship leader for this service was Rev. “Twinkle” Marie ManningTwinkle is the contract minister for the Universalist Unitarian Church of Waterville, Maine. She is an author, poet, retreat leader and liturgist, as well as a semi-retired television producer. She served for many years on the core leadership team for UU Women and Religion and is the Creator of the UU Talks platform. Her theology is centered in, “Living Life as a Prayer.” For more information about Rev. “Twinkle” Marie Manning, visit: www.TwinklesPlace.org www.EmpoweringWomenTV.org www.TVforYourSoul.org