Worship

Join us on Sundays at 10:30am in person or on Facebook Live.
We welcome all who are seeking community, compassion and inspiration.
Our liberal hearted congregation believes in the power of love
to help us move forward in this complicated world.

Faith Formation for our children and youth is in progress.

Upcoming Services

February 4 – Rev. Craig: “Praying Attention”

February 11- Rev. Craig: “What Holds Us

February 18 – Rev. Carol Wolff- “Equanimity – A Buddhist Perspective”

February 25- Worship Associates – Neil Schultes

Rev. Craig’s Sermons and Blogs

To read recent sermons, click on the sermon titles below. Note that sermons are copyrighted and belong to the person who wrote them.  Please contact the minister or speaker if you want to use a quote or other material on this page

February 11, 2024: “What Holds Us

February 4, 2024: “Praying Attention

January 21, 2024: “Water Bottles and Middles Seats”

January 14, 2024: “Troubling the Water”

December 17, 2023: “What’s in a Name?”

December 3, 2023: “Be Prepared to Be Amazed”

November 19, 2023: Sermon – “Wanna Know a Secret?”

November 12, 2023: Sermon – ” Blessed are the Wasteful”

November 5, 2023: Sermon – “Ordinary Saints

October 22, 2023: Sermon – “A Living Tradition”

October 15, 2023: Sermon – “The Origen of Universalism”

October 8, 2023: Sermon – “Wedgwood: Fired by Faith”

September 24, 2023: Sermon – “What Are You Doing Here?”

September 17, 2023 Sermon – “Absolutely, Maybe, Definitely Not.”

September 10, 2023 Sermon –“Where Our Future Can Begin”

August 27, 2023: Sermon – “Made Whole” and May Sarton’s “Now I Become Myself

Blog Post – “Why Black Lives Matter”

Blog Post – “A Call For Empathy”

Recent Services:

This page contains videos of past sermons at SUUS. Note that services are copyrighted and belong to the people who spoke them.  Please contact the minister or speaker if you want to use a quote or other material on this page.

February 11, 2024 – “What Holds Us”, Rev. Craig

February 4, 2024 – “Praying Attention“, Rev. Craig

January 28, 2024 – “Heartfelt Hymns”, Worship Team

January 21, 2024 – “Water Bottles and Middle Seats”, Rev. Craig

January 14, 2024 – “Troubling the Water” Rev. Craig

December 10, 2023 – “A New Foundation” Rev. Kari Nicewander:

December 3, 2023 – “Be Prepared to be Amazed” Rev. Craig

November 19, 2023 – ” Blessed are the Wasteful” Rev. Craig

November 12, 2023 – ” Blessed are the Wasteful” Rev. Craig

November 5, 2023 –” Ordinary Saints” Rev. Craig

October 22, 2023 – “The Living Tradition” Rev. Craig

October 15, 2023 – ” The Origen of Universalism” Rev. Craig

October 8, 2023: – “Wedgwood: Fired by Faith” Rev. Craig

October 1, 2023 – “How Do We Know We Belong?” Sophia Seigel, seminarian

September 24, 2023 – “What Are You Doing Here?” Rev. Craig & Rev. David Good

September 17, 2023 – “Absolutely, Maybe, Definitely Not.” – Rev. Craig

September 10, 2023 – “Where Our Future Can Begin.” – Rev. Craig

Unitarian Universalist Rites of Passage

Life passages are an important part of our spiritual life together…

Unitarian Universalist rites of passage begin as we celebrate the arrival of our children in Child Dedication ceremonies where parents, children and adults in the congregation commit to the raising of our newest young ones.  Please click on the following link for more information about this meaningful rite of passage at SUUS: Child Dedications at SUUS

Coming of Age is a year-long program where our young teens prepare for adulthood by learning more about our Unitarian Universalist tradition and activity. At the end of the year we recognize our new young adults in the Coming of Age Service.

Becoming a Member is a rite of passage we celebrate when people join our congregation. This ceremony is brief and is held in a Sunday Service.

Marriage have long been how we celebrate the life-long love between two people. Shoreline UU Society has been conducting  Civil Union Ceremonies for decades, but since it has been legal in CT and now in all 50 states, we are pleased to be able to offer marriage to everyone.

Memorial Garden 1

Memorials and Funerals are how we celebrate the end of life at Shoreline Unitarian Universalist. Working with the family, in poetry, music and reflections, we share our memories and say good-bye to beloved friends and family. Family members and Friends of SUUS can be memorialized in our Memorial Garden, and cremation remains may be interred there.

Memorial Garden

Douglas A. Farmer, Jr. Memorial Garden

Designed by long-time SUUS member Laura French, and dedicated in 1997, the Douglas A. Farmer, Jr. Memorial Garden serves as a memorial area for Shoreline UU Society members, their partners, and families.

The Memorial Garden Committee maintains the Garden and burial plots, and plans and facilitates with families for the committal of cremains. Options available include the burial of ashes and/or the placement of a brass memorial plaque in the Garden. A Remembrance Book, containing biographical information and photographs is kept in the Memorial Cabinet in the church library. Please contact our minister or the church office for more information.

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