Rev. Cyndi Simpson

El Santuario (pdf)

Is being part of the New Sanctuary Movement something right for us? What is Sanctuary, why does it matter and how do we do it? We will worship together as part of our discernment around Sanctuary.

Looking Back & Forward

This evening begins Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yom HaShoah. We have always said that we must never forget this huge tragedy of human suffering. Why is remembering HaShoah so important, especially now?

Occupy Jerusalem

What was Jesus up to that last week in Jerusalem before his death? Perhaps not what you were taught long ago! Perhaps he was – Occupying Jerusalem. Come hear an understanding of a central Christian story that can be both healing and affirming for Unitarian Universalists.

Saving Paradise (pdf)

For the first one thousand years of Christianity, the crucifix was unknown in Christian art and imagery! How could this be? What was at the heart of the Christian faith, as symbolized in their sacred spaces, is vital for all of us in the 21st century.

The Holy Fool

The Holy Fool appears in many religions and cultures. Who is the Holy Fool and what might we learn from this character, especially during hard times?

Beloved Belonging

When we say we ‘belong’ here, what does that mean? How is being a member here different from being a member of other organizations or a member of our families? The difference matters greatly for the future of this beloved religious community!  

A New Way Forward

We are on the path for a new way forward here at 2U and in our nation! Our religious community is loved and needed more than ever within and beyond our walls. How do we marshal our time, talent and treasure to go forward? Hint: it’s all about love.    

Sophia Fahs Sunday – Journeys of the Spirit

Sophia Lyon Fahs (1876-1978), an extraordinary UU religious educator, worked capture the sense of wonder and creativity in our everyday lives. Our service this morning is about the journeys of the spirit – both the work of building the world we dream about – and the motions of our hearts.

Radical Hospitality

This church has a major goal of intentionally becoming more welcoming. What might that mean? What would it look like? The change needed could include a spiritual practice of becoming more radically hospitable.

Chinese New Year

Fireworks, food, good fortune and/or prosperity are aspects of Chinese New Year. But there is an older story behind this holiday, a story of MONSTERS and noise! What can this story teach us about community? Everyone is asked to wear RED – your lives may depend on it…