Upcoming Services & Sharing Circles

All in-person Services and Circles canceled until further notice
As we all take precautions for the Covid-19 virus spread, UCOT will be cancelling upcoming live gatherings until further notice. We will conduct live-streaming services on Zoom until further notice.  If you are not currently getting the weekly email that contains the necessary Zoom link, please visit our “Contact Us” page and we will add you to our mailing list.

Sunday, September 27—Special Presentation: The Natural World, 11 a.m. – 12 noon

Beloved Taos singer-songwriter Becky Reardon and Florida writer/naturalist Susan Cerulean will blend their art forms in lyrical homage to wild birds, and the Earth, with prayer for their continuance.

Susan Cerulean’s I Have Been Assigned the Single Bird: A Daughter’s Memoir (2020) trains a naturalist’s eye and a daughter’s heart on the death of a beloved parent from dementia. At the same time, she explores an activist’s lifelong search to be of service to the embattled natural world, especially to declining wild birds.

Becky Reardon’s songs celebrate and explore our relationship with the natural world and our place in it.  Her latest album, Here, reminds us to speak not only for endangered rivers, but for all beings whose flowing is threatened. And her song “Earthly Orphans” is inspired by Albert Camus’ philosophy that in the absence of God, we find our meaning in our common humanity and in loving one another.

This program will be in lieu of a Sharing Circle. 

Submit our contact form for information about how to join us.

Sunday, October 4—Service: The Question Box, 11 a.m. – 12 noon
Rev. Gary Kowalski

I love hearing your questions.  What historical guests would you invite to a dinner party? Who’s your favorite commie?  What are you afraid of?  Are there limits to tolerance?  What happens when we die?  Or should we all upload ourselves into an artificially intelligent program where we never die?   Unitarian Universalists hold that faith is better at questioning our answers than answering our questions.  But this morning is your opportunity to put the preacher on the spot.  Please send whatever  questions and issues you’d like me to address a week before we Zoom. The sermon will directly address your inquiries.  Ask, and ye shall receive!  

See the weekly email for the Zoom link. Or complete our contact form if you’re not already on our email list: https://uutaos.org/contact/ 

Sunday, October 11—Sharing Circle: TBD, 11 a.m. – 12 noon

Sunday, October 18—Service: October Surprises, 11 a.m. – 12 noon

Rev. Munro Sickafoose

In American political jargon, an October surprise is a news event deliberately created or timed or sometimes occurring spontaneously to influence the outcome of an election, particularly one for the U.S. presidency.  But there are things happening in other spheres that are also  surprising, and that we should pay attention to.

See the weekly email for the Zoom link. Or complete our contact form if you’re not already on our email list: https://uutaos.org/contact/ 

Sunday, October 25—Sharing Circle: TBD, 11 a.m. – 12 noon

For more information on Sharing Circles, click here.

To view the 2020 Service and Circle calendar, click here