Sermons

March 27: Easter Sunday Celebration!

We will celebrate Easter Sunday with joyful singing and the eternal message of rebirth and hope. Join us for this all-ages celebration on March 27 at 10:30 a.m. featuring Robert René Galván and the Choir, the House Band, and a sermon entitled “Born Again!” What meaning can Unitarian Universalists find in the [...]

April 3: ‘God is Creativity’

‘God is Creativity’ is next Sunday’s topic. We introduce our next monthly theme “creation” on Sunday, April 3, at the all-ages First Sunday service. David Horst, Minister; Matt Anderson, Director of Music; Robin Slaw, Director of Lifespan Faith Development, and Peter Horton, Worship Associate, lead the service. David’s sermon topic is “God is Creativity,” an [...]

April 10: ‘A Millennial Transition’

Two Central Unitarian youth, siblings Asher and Jillian Sosinsky, lead the service on Sunday morning, April 10, at 10:30. Asher’s sermon is entitled “A Millennial Transition.” Growing up in a world where everyone around you is only thinking of “what’s next?” can make it hard to stay focused on being present. Being a part [...]

April 17: Service of Affirmation

Credo means “what I set my heart to.” Please join us on Sunday morning, April 17, at 10:30 as members of the Coming of Age class share their credo statements with the congregation at their Service of Affirmation. The Service of Affirmation culminates the year our grade 8 and 9 youth [...]

April 24: Celebration of Community

We  celebrate our life together in religious community in our annual Celebration of Community service on Sunday morning, April 24, at 10:30. Let’s recognize and give thanks for all that we have accomplished, identify ways we can continue to grow into our mission and vision, and re-dedicate ourselves to our covenant of right relationships. We begin [...]

September 22: ‘Start the Conversation’ with Gina Bruno

The Women’s Alliance of Central Unitarian Church presents “Start the Conversation” Sunday morning, October 22, 2017 at 10:30 Guest speaker Gina Bruno shares her recent experiences working with local high school students and explain why she felt compelled to “start the conversation” with these young adults about female and male [...]

October 11: Blessing of the Animals

This Sunday morning, October 11, at 10:30 we welcome all furry, feathery, finny, and slithery pets and their human companions to our annual Blessing of the Animals. The blessing takes place in the Courtyard, weather permitting, or in the Sanctuary. Robin Slaw, Director of Lifespan Faith Development; Matt Anderson, Director of [...]

October 18: United Nations Sunday

United Nations Sunday ~ ‘Gaia Weeps’ Pope Francis has put climate change front and center on the religious agenda, the United Nations World Climate Summit in Paris is coming up at the end of November, and the science on global climate change is well established. In our annual UN Sunday service, [...]

October 25: Many Paths, One Goal

Three members of the Prague Unitaria congregation from the Czech Republic and their Minister, Rev. Petr Samojský, visit Central Unitarian Church and the N.Y. Metro area this week and weekend. The group arrives on October 22 and meets with members of our Partner Church Committee at a dinner tonight at the home of Annette and Josef Machac in [...]

November 1: First Sunday service

Come to our First Sunday service this Sunday morning, November 1, at 10:30 as we begin our month-long inquiry intoAncestry. We’ll take a broad view of ancestry, remembering family predecessors as well as spiritual ancestors who continue to influence our lives. The American novelist Ralph Ellison wrote, “Some people are your relatives, but others [...]