Worship at Cedar Lane

 

Please note that we live stream during our second service only. 
View our YouTube page here for archives services.

Join us at 10 a.m. on Sundays for worship.
View this Sunday's Order of Celebration here.

Upcoming Worship Services

May 28 | 10 a.m.
“Yet Being Dead They Still Speak”
Rev. Abhi Janamanchi
Memorial Day is a time of remembrance and gratitude for those who have died serving our country in the military. It is not a day to glorify violence and war but a time to remember and recommit to the difficult work of peace.

June 4 | 10 a.m. 
"Getting to Joy" 
Rev. Abhi Janamanchi
In a world that seems broken and so full of violence, loss, and grief, what does it look like to call ourselves, to get ourselves, to joy? Might that, paradoxically, help us to be more present to all that brokenness and loss? The service will investigate. The service will also feature a New Member Recognition and the Flower Ceremony.

The Flower Communion service was created by Dr. Norbert Capek (1870-1942), who founded the Czech Unitarian Church in Prague. The service is usually held in June, and involves members and friends bringing a flower and placing it in a shared vase. At the end of the service, each person brings home a flower different from the one they brought. The Flower Communion is a beautiful ritual to affirm and celebrate our Unitarian Universalist faith and the spiritual community we create when we join together in our congregations. Please bring a flower to share.

June 11 | 10 a.m.
"The Spirit Experience: Being Joy!"
Rev. Abhi Janamanchi
Musical Guest: Dana Lyons
Join us for a joyous service celebrating life, love, and being in community together through poetry, reflections, music, and song. The service will also feature a bridging ceremony for our graduating seniors.

Our musical guest, Dana Lyons, is a folk music and alternative rock musician known for the comedy song, “Cows With Guns.” Dana has toured the world for thirty years promoting environmental and social justice causes through his music. His songs are a blend of comedy, ballads, and fascinating stories of the road.

Here are a few links to his music:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6TNtTG7ALI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZjvcPokLhs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4ij-mUvqao

June 18 | 10 a.m.
"The Myths & Realities of Community"
Rev. Michelle Collins
We come into our communities with a lot of assumptions and idyllic pictures of what community may look like. But many of these pictures are only that - pictures - myths that can actually hold us back. What are some of the myths that we are holding for religious community and for Cedar Lane, and what are the actual realities. It's only through understanding these that we can lean into the real potential for our UU communities.

June 25 | 10 a.m.
"Joy & Our Journeys Forward"
Rev. Michelle Collins
In line with our monthly theme of joy (how appropriate!), we'll journey back through some of the joys and we've shared together the past couple of years as we also think about what's ahead for each of us in the future.