The Jewish celebration of Hanukkah commemorates the miraculous rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean revolt. The story and its ancient celebration teach us that spirituality and justice are always intertwined.
In the time of the winter solstice, our earth-based traditions celebrate the return of the light. In this service we will mark the turning of the seasons and the miraculous wonder of the natural world.
The Christmas story at its most basic is a story about hospitality. Writer David Rynick says that
we can use our practice of hospitality to encounter ourselves and our world in all their vividness. In this service we will explore how hospitality can become a treasured spiritual practice in our lives.
While popular culture and holiday propaganda urge us to feel nothing but happiness and joy during the Christmas season, the holidays often bring up more difficult emotions. Join Rev. Roberta Finkelstein of First Unitarian Church of Wilmington for this
Blue Christmas service, a time to honor the complexity and depth of our holiday feelings.
Join us for a rollicking family worship service, full of singing and celebration of the timeless Christmas story.
A contemplative worship service in the spirit of the season. We will settle into the peace and wonder of the holiday with time for readings, silent prayer, carol singing and candle lighting.
The service will be modeled after author David Isay's StoryCorps, heard on NPR on Friday mornings. You will hear stories of actual events in the lives of our members which have had an impact.