You are invited to join us for our Worship Services here at the Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church. We are located at 524 Allen Avenue in Portland, Maine. All are welcome!
Practicing Mindfulness in the Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh: Deep Gratitude in the Face of Despair
A student of the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh, Chelsea Ray will present on mindfulness and gratitude and how it can be nurtured for a happier and more fulfilling life. Gratitude for what already exists helps ground us as we move towards action to better … read more.
A Good Job
Many people find self worth and dignity tied, at least in part, to their work, but countless people in Maine, America and the world suffer from the indignity of not being able to support themselves or their families. Is there spirituality in work itself? Is … read more.
We celebrate the solar holiday of Lammas, also known as Lughnassadh. This is a grain harvest holiday and celebrates the first loaf of bread made from this year’s harvest. Join us for a service of praise and thanks for the regenerative power of Nature. Come celebrate … read more.
The First Principle
The core of this service will explore how some members of our congregation practice the First Principle: “We covenant to uphold the
inherent worth and dignity of every human being.” Time will be available for interaction between the congregation and the speakers.
Presented by Anne Funderburk … read more.
Climate change presents the greatest challenge the human species has ever faced. The unrestrained burning of fossil fuels during the past decades has unleashed a host of threats from rising seas to uncontrollable wildfires, ever more potent and frequent storms, to extended droughts that challenge … read more.
“Universalists are often asked to tell where they stand. The only true answer to give to this question is that we do not stand at all; we move.” – Lewis Beals Fisher
What is it about quotes? Why can you find endless strings of them on … read more.
Sing Up the Sun
Join us for a participatory service of song, ritual, and poetry to celebrate the coming transition from summer to autumn. No skill at singing is required, only willingness to add your voice to the tapestry of melody and gesture we weave together in sacred space.
Presented … read more.