Speaker: Reverend Marlene Walker

Deck the Halls

On this Second Sunday in Advent we find ourselves deep within this season of Awe. A season where we bring the outside inside, to warm our hearts. We hang mistletoe, bring in evergreen trees and green boughs, and light candles and other lights. Following this … read more.

Awe, Fearing Not, and Blessing

Many of the stories of this season are about awe, and fearing not, and of  finding blessings when we least expect them. What do these stories have to teach us about ourselves in this season.

A Winter Solstice Singing Ritual

A celebration of the Darkness and the Light  with Songs and Stories

Come join our OBUUC choir on this Solstice night for this service of song, lights and story created by Julie Forest Middleton and Stasa Morgan- Appel.


Living Into Integrity

What does it mean to live a life of integrity, both individually and as a community? What is required of us? On this Martin Luther King Sunday, we’ll explore the meaning of integrity and the difficulty and struggles of living into it.

Resilience: In It For the Long Haul

In the words of Sharon Salzberg “Resilience is based on compassion for ourselves as well as compassion for others.” Compassion is at the heart of Resilience. How can we nurture compassion as we hang in to the journey for the long haul?