Music has always played an important part in social justice work. Information that might hit barriers in the mind has a better chance of going straight to the heart with music. Karym Sánchez, a hip hop artist and former youth community organizer with the North … read more.
Benicia Chief of Police Erik Upson will speak to his philosophy of policing, which is the product of a combination of factors including a counter-cultural upbringing, and experience with the Berkeley Police Department. His work as Benicia’s Police Chief is guided by the vision of … read more.
The physical sciences explain how things move, but living beings are different. We’re self-moving, doing not just any work but the work that matters to us. But how has remained a scientific mystery. This week we’ll hear a new guess from an old guest, Jeremy … read more.
What would it take to convince us to literally open our arms to strangers, meeting eye to eye? How about dancing together? This service will explore what contra dance, a form of community folk dancing, has to teach us about daring to connect as individuals … read more.
What is the purpose of poetry? What is the purpose of religion? How do the two purposes overlap? Our speaker, Rev. Dr. Lynn Ungar, will be joining us monthly for the next six months. She is both a UU minister and a published poet, … read more.
Please join us on this last day of the year, where we may reflect back on the year just past, and look forward to the year to come. This is our annual Rose Communion & Letter Writing service where we can gently try to let … read more.
Come sing Christmas carols (both classic and modern), hear Christmas stories, and ponder traditions as we celebrate in our Unitarian Universalist way. The end of the service will include our traditional candle-light procession while we sing Silent Night. This is a multi-generational service; feel free … read more.
We have two services today, at 11:30 and 4:00. At our morning service, we’ll sing carols and our children and youth will be presenting On That Christmas Night. For our afternoon service, come sing Christmas carols (both classic and modern), hear Christmas stories, and ponder … read more.
The Winter Solstice is a time for us to celebrate the return of the light and to revel in the potential for growth nurtured in the dark. What can we take from this most ancient of rituals to bring us hope in dark times? Join … read more.
Meditative Movements for Daily Life based on Taoism. A Mindful Way to sit, stand and walk leads to relaxation, energy, strength, flexibility, balance, perspective – Oneness. The Taoist Principles of Tai Chi moves will be described and demonstrated. Participation from observing to following along at … read more.