Worship Committee

Strawberry Sunday

Join us for a silly and reverent hour appreciating the strawberry, and all she represents — the sweet juiciness of summer, the bounty of nature, the brilliance of her color, with strawberry sundaes for all after the service.

Presented by Worship Committee members.

Chocolate: Gift of the Gods and Goddesses

Celebrate World Chocolate Day at Allen Avenue. We’ll chew on chocolate-dipped topics like love, gifting and receiving, mystery, gods and goddesses, truffles and trifles, and fudge. We’ll sing to the cocoa bean. We’ll celebrate the chocolate kiss. And we’ll salute the day with a tasty … read more.

Celebrating Our Pet Companions

Our pets are such big parts of our lives. In return for a little love and some basic necessities they shower us with comfort, healing, laughter and more. Join us for a service all about these wonderful companions and everything they give us – including … read more.

Songs of Protest: Then and Now

John Paynter and Keith Prairie return for another summer music/sharing service. We will offer some old favorite protest songs to sing along with and a few new ones to contemplate. Join us for a time of music and memories.

John Paynter is a retired builder who repairs antique … read more.

The Shoulders We Stand On

We all learn from others. We have heroes and idols, people whose shoulders we stand on to give us a boost in our journeys – although not all of these shoulders are as sturdy as others. Join the Worship Committee as we explore some of … read more.

Personal Journeys, Sacred Stories

This service is presented by Allen Avenue UU’s Worship Committee on the topic of Personal Journeys, Sacred Stories. We’re surrounded by sacred stories of all kinds, but we also have our own stories. In our UU congregations, our third principle encourages us to continue our … read more.

Comics and Cartoons

The Worship Committee invites you to join them in exploring the idea that the best comics and cartoons offer nuggets of truth useful to every thoughtful UU – and amusing to the rest of us, too. If you like, bring along a favorite cartoon or comic … read more.

Political Civility

We live in politically divided times. It’s hard to have any conversations without some political overtones, and even harder to keep conversations civil when speaking with those who have different views. But should you always be civil in those situations? What does being politically civil … read more.

Personal Journeys, Sacred Stories

We’re surrounded by sacred stories of all kinds, but we also have our own stories. In our UU congregations, our third principle encourages us to continue our journeys of spiritual growth, so we can learn which of those sacred stories resonate with our own experience. … read more.

Potpourri

Members and friends are invited to contribute to our annual Potpourri Service.

So what’s a Potpourri Service? It’s a worship time when Dale Churchill and the Worship Committee provide the skeleton for members and friends to flesh out with readings, writings, and music contributions of their … read more.