Audio recordings, at your convenience. Nurture your spirit. Unitarian Universalism draws from the teachings of the major world religions and appeals to people from a diversity of traditions. At the core of our faith are a set of principles that reflect values, rather than dogma. Our religious beliefs vary. For both the heart and the mind, Shelter Rock offers engaging worship, religious education, opportunities for social action, a breadth of extraordinary music, and a community of caring, curious and compassionate people. We aspire to be a loving religious community where we can grow spiritually and build a more just and joyful world.
Mother's Day: Mothering Complexity
Celebrating Mother’s Day in community brings forth a range of experiences from grief to gratitude and beyond. Especially this year, how do we show up for each other on this day which can be both meaningful and heart-wrenching for many among us? Join us for this Mother’s Day Services as together we live into our complexities, lean into our differences, and honor these contradictions through our communal celebrations.
The Genesis of the Exodus, led by the UUCSR Women's Group and Rev. Jennifer Brower
Remember that long ago, brave people migrated to seek better lives. Today, families continue to try to escape violence, poverty, and despair at great peril. People of the Unitarian Universalist tradition are committed to helping those in need and to encouraging what is good in this world grow and thrive. Broadcast Sunday, May 2, 2021.
Earth Day 2021: New Hope for the Planet
The world celebrates Earth Day on April 22. On April 25, 2021, Green Sanctuary members and Rev. Jaye Brooks lifted up the emerging causes for hope for our planet. Even in the midst of climate change and the real risk of serious environmental and humanitarian harm, new efforts, new discoveries, and new wisdom offer unanticipated paths to a more hopeful future.
Pilgrims of the Spirit, led by Rev. Anne Bancroft, Guest Minister
Caught in a time of pandemic, of political turmoil, and great justice seeking, it is important to remember that at the end of the day - every day - we are each and all pilgrims of the spirit. The question is, in our tradition of free faith, do we journey alone, or together?
Reverend Anne Bancroft, was excited to have returned to UUCSR as a guest preacher on April 18, 2021, having served as an Intern Minister nearly twelve years ago!
Becoming More Fully Human, led by Rev. Jaye Brooks
A human being spends a lifetime not only being but becoming. What does it mean to become more fully human—to live into the potential that’s innate within each of us? How do we become a complete and fulfilled human being? And can we imagine what it would feel like? Rev. Jaye Brooks addressed these questions on April 11, 2021.
April, 2021 Soulful Sundown
Blessing of the Animals, led by Rev. Jennifer L. Brower with The Cosmic Orchestra. Soulful Sundown: Where music resides at the heart of religious experience.