photo from the balcony of audience and stage during a Sunday worship service with Rev. Abhi speaking
Rev. Abhi with a bunch of youth following worship service
Rev. Archene Turner during worship sitting down and listening with slight smile
Format: 11/20/2019
Sermon: "Abundant Living
November 17, 2019
Cedar Lane Board of Trustees & Members

What does our mission call us to be and do? Our UUA President the Rev. Susan Frederick Gray provides a compelling answer: “This is no time for a casual faith.” During this week of furlough for our senior staff team, join the Cedar Lane Board of Trustees and other Cedar Lane members in a service and conversation about what our mission and values call us to be and do in these times.

Sermon: "Called to Act on Climate"
November 10, 2019
Nate Hultman & Rev. Abhi Janamanchi

Climate strikes, strong science, and an energized politics are focusing global attention on the urgency of addressing the climate crisis. How do our spiritual values and practice help us discern a way forward in our lives, our community, our country, and world? The service will investigate. We will share the plate with Interfaith Power and Light.

Sermon: "A Sanctuary of Remembrance & Belonging"
November 3, 2019
Drs. Henry Sgrecci & Jasmin Lee, Cedar Lane Choirs & Chamber Musicians, Revs. Abhi Janamanchi & Katie Romano Griffin, and Dayna Edwards

In this multigenerational service dedicated to remembering our beloveds who have died, we explore what it takes to create a sanctuary of belonging strong enough to hold our deepest sorrows and deep enough to sustain our commitment to practice hospitality.

Sermon: "Why you should care about the United Nations!”
October 27, 2019
Rev. Katie Romano Griffin & Don Bliss

It’s UN Sunday! Rev. Katie and Don Bliss will share reflections to explore the connection between the work of the UN and our UU faith.

Sermon: "Diwali - Festival of Lights"
October 26, 2019
Rev. Abhi Janamanchi, Cedar Lane Members & Guests

Join Cedar Laners and members of the Indo-American community across the DMV region for a special Spirit Experience to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights. The service will feature Indian dance, music, a children’s play on Diwali, reflections, and the lighting of lamps. The service will blend together a faith and cultural tapestry which celebrates the beauty, diversity, and oneness of the human journey. The evening will conclude with delicious vegetarian Indian food and the lighting of sparklers.