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Lasts and Firsts


This weekend my daughter, Elisa, attended her last UU Youth Conference in Montclair, New Jersey- and next week she will sing at her last High School Chorus Concert. This is a season of lasts, as she prepares to graduate in June and move away … read more.

Speaking From the Heart

On Tuesday I had the honor of participating as a community faith leader in the Inaugural Diversity Breakfast for Stamford and Southwest Connecticut, held at the Ferguson Library. The event, led by the American Jewish Committee (AJC) and the City of Stamford, included table conversations … read more.

Moments & Meetings

“Each experience of love nudges us toward the Story of Interbeing, because it only fits into that story and defies the logic of Separation.”

-Charles Eisenstein


What is Our Great Story? It was a question pondered by the handful of Unitarian Universalist Ministers … read more.

New Year’s Message from the Minister

Dear Friends,

Happy New Year! As we enter this new year, it seems so many of us are holding both hope and hesitation in our hearts. We long for the peace we envision; yet we are anxious about our collective future. We hold grief and worry … read more.

The Darkening of Days

Dear Ones,

As we enter the month of December, we may notice the darkening of days. Darkness offers us an invitation to enter a space of unknowing– a space of mystery, quiet, comfort, and rest. I invite us to enter that space of contemplation– to slow … read more.

Siding With Love

The tragedy of the world right now has left us in a state of anxiety. We are stunned and angered by the horrific attacks on innocent people in Israel and Gaza, and ongoing violence in other places, and wonder if the cycles of trauma … read more.

Where Are You From?

Where are you from? I might answer this simple question with the story of my childhood home: The United States. Upstate New York. Rochester. Beechwood. Springfield Ave. My mother’s garden of carrots and lettuce and the smell of clean sheets billowing on a clothesline in … read more.


This Sunday we celebrate Homecoming. This is a time in our congregational year when we return from summer’s rest to a full multigenerational gathering, kicking off new programs and activities, and celebrating our interdependence with one another. We bring water from many places far and … read more.

July Renewal

Dear Ones,

Over the past month, I have taken much-needed time away from the congregation to renew my spirit and reflect. July was spent enjoying time with family, my partner, and my pets, with reading and gardening, and with noticing and pondering our changing world. Study Leave … read more.

Resistance of Delight

And so we have arrived at June. Perhaps you are one who comes alive with the blooming of flowers, energized by the warming of sun and ready for a summer of activity and adventure. Or perhaps you are simply exhausted and in need of rest.

June … read more.