Speaker: Rev. Katie Culbert

Pastor Katie Culbert graduated with a Master of Divinity degree from Meadville
Lombard Theological School. She interned at and was ordained by the UU Church of Sarasota.

Praying 101

An Intro to prayer for the religious, the spiritual, the spiritual but non-religious, the religious but non-spiritual and everyone in-between. Sunday Services are held at the church but you may also view live online.  Click here on Sunday to attend via Zoom on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. —————————————————————– 9:30 am Sunday Discussion (in the … Continue reading Praying 101

Barbie, Female Empowerment & Gender Dynamics

The summer box office hit Barbie caused quite a stir and continues to spark important discussions around gender inequality & patriarchy vs matriarchy.  Written & directed by Greta Gerwig, who was raised Unitarian Universalist, Barbie challenges us to re-imagine feminism while being mindful of the struggles of modern day men.  Congregants are encouraged to wear … Continue reading Barbie, Female Empowerment & Gender Dynamics

Recycling and Empathetic Curiosity

9:30 Discussion.  Karen Frank will discuss “Recycling Fact and Fiction, Trends, Considerations and Actions.” ONSITE ONLY 11:00 Celebration of Life. Guest speaker Rev. Katie Culbert’s topic will be “Empathetic Curiosity.”   Psychologist Carl Rogers described empathy as “seeing the world through the eyes of the other, not seeing your world reflected in their eyes.” When someone … Continue reading Recycling and Empathetic Curiosity

Civil Discussions and Seeds

9:30 Discussion. Banks Helfrich,  “Dance Parties.”  Banks will demonstrate how people of various beliefs can have civil discussions. ONSITE ONLY 11:00 Celebration of Life. Rev. Katie Culbert’s topic will be “Seeds.” Wisdom tales from around the world often use the seed as a metaphor for hope and change. Rev. Katie will share some of these … Continue reading Civil Discussions and Seeds

Defining Love, “Music Is What Feelings Sound Like” and EcoExpo Reception

9:30 Discussion. Glen Bryan will lead a discussion on “The Definition of Love.” ONSITE ONLY. 11:00 Celebration of Life. Rev. Katie Culbert’s topic will be “Music Is What Feelings Sound Like.” The service will focus on the importance of music in our life & in our spiritual practice. (click here on Sunday to watch on … Continue reading Defining Love, “Music Is What Feelings Sound Like” and EcoExpo Reception

Our Third Principle and Universalist Theology of Love – Bring a Friend!

Friends are always welcome, but today is specifically designated as Bring a Friend Day. 9:30 Discussion. This morning our “UU and You Too” monthly series on our Seven Principles will focus on our Third Principle: Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations. ONSITE ONLY. 11:00 Celebration of Life. Guest Speaker … Continue reading Our Third Principle and Universalist Theology of Love – Bring a Friend!

New Year’s Resolutions and The Difficulty and Ease of Surrender

9:30 Discussion Group. “New Year’s Resolutions: How They Can Affect Us As We Age,” led by Glen Bryan. ONSITE ONLY. 11:00 Celebration of Life. Guest speaker Rev. Katie Culbert’s topic is “The Difficulty of Surrender and Ease of Surrender.” ONSITE and VIA ZOOM. (click here on Sunday to watch on Zoom). Our COVID protocols can … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions and The Difficulty and Ease of Surrender