Sanctuary full of people as seen from the balcony
Front color of a Sunday bulletin

Some have suggested that a Sunday service is a journey or pilgrimage in which we are drawn out of our own concerns to join a community in exploration and to feel a renewed connection with the sacred in life. The service may be partly a time of reflection, partly an opportunity to experience a challenge, partly a time to mourn or celebrate, and partly a time to serve Life. At the end of the journey, the individual is alone again, but renewed and inspired to go out into the world.

Each week we gather to worship and be together on Sunday mornings.  Our services are typically geared towards adults.  Children and youth participate in Religious Education classes during worship. During the summer months we offer childcare for children five and under.

Worship Themes

During the months of September - June, Cedar Lane has a monthly worship theme as determined by our Sharing Circles programming.  Over 150 Unitarian Universalist congregations participate in this program. Sunday worship services and monthly Sharing Circle small group ministry materials center on that month's theme as a way to provide a more intentional and rooted connection to these important themes.


Sermon: "La Red Spirit Experience"
September 15, 2019

Titled, “La Red” meaning, “The Network,” this Spirit Experience aims to speak to the incredible diversity and resilient spirit evident in the Latino/a/x community. Prayer will be offered by our sanctuary guest, Sra. Rosa Gutierrez Lopez and passionate poetry and spiritual reflections will be offered in Spanish and English by Cedar Lane’s ministers and members.  Special dance team, “Estrellitas De Sorto,” meaning “Mr. Sorto’s Little Stars,” a nationally acclaimed dance team made up of 8-year olds from Washington DC, will perform a Salsa dance.

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"Gandhi’s Truths"
September 29 AT 9AM and 11AM
Rev. Abhi Janamanchi

In commemoration of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary on Oct. 2nd, the service will explore his beliefs, his political campaigns, the evolution of his strategies of nonviolent resistance, and the continued relevance of his message.