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True Confessions of a UU Cherokee

Presenters: Pam Tinker
Date/Time: Sunday, June 30, 2019, 10:00am

Living within a society whose world view is different can make interactions difficult to navigate. Cherokee citizen and MVUC member Pam Tinker, will discuss why she chose Mount Vernon Unitarian Church as a faith community although it has not always been an easy fit. Could our community be more inclusive … Read the rest

A Hidden Jewel

Presenters: Peg Bartel
Date/Time: Sunday, June 23, 2019, 10:00am

A quote from Rumi – ”I was a hidden jewel and I longed to be known.” Rumi is referring to the unfolding of God through the evolution of creation.… Read the rest

Moral Injury and Soul Repair

Presenters: Rev. Dr. Kate Walker
Date/Time: Sunday, June 16, 2019, 10:00am

In a world that feels like a daily assault is taking place on our soul and heart, how do we create space for both healing and regenerative energy? How does the pain of violence impact our boys and men? An important question on Father’s Day.

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Let There Be Music! Let There Be Love!

Presenters: Rev. Dr. Kate Walker and Mark Zimmerman
Date/Time: Sunday, June 9, 2019, 10:00am

Come join our choir and military woodwind quintet for a special service on the power of music and power of love! Music makes us laugh, music creates peace, and music speaks the language of love. Come enjoy and worship with us!… Read the rest

What Makes UU?

Presenters: Rev. Dr. Kate Walker
Date/Time: Sunday, June 2, 2019, 10:00am

**10:00 am service only **

How do we come to understand our beliefs within a lifestyle and culture that values external authority? How do we honor reflective time as much as productive time so we can explore our deepest beliefs about the world and existence? We’ll welcome our 8th graders … Read the rest

Celebration of the Life of Wendy Burns

Presenters: Rev. Dr. Kate Walker
Date/Time: Saturday, June 1, 2019, 10:00am

A Celebration of Life for Wendy Burns will be held on Saturday, June 1, 10 am in the Chapel. Condolences can be sent to her children Eric, Greg and Laura, at 1212 Priscilla Lane, Alexandria, 22308. Memorial gifts are welcome to MVUC – Endowment Fund.… Read the rest

Service Is Our Prayer (10AM service)

Presenters: Rev. Dr. Kate Walker
Date/Time: Sunday, May 26, 2019, 10:00am

This special worship service for Memorial Day is being held in the Boxwood Garden, weather permitting.

Unitarian Universalists have a history with the military that has been at times antagonistic and at times supportive with conditions. How do UUs balance values on a day of combat, remembrance, and pain?… Read the rest

Learning Through the Six Sources

Presenters: Lifespan Spiritual Growth Council
Date/Time: Sunday, May 19, 2019, 9:15am 05/19/2019 11:15am

Celebrate lifespan learning through the lens of the six sources of Unitarian Universalist faith. We’ll be recognizing our wonderful religious education teachers and exploring how education is a part of our community and our beliefs.

The recording from this service includes includes:
Homily – Source 5 by MVUC Member Kris … Read the rest

Dear Mom, Dear Child

Presenters: Rev. Dr. Kate R. Walker
Date/Time: Sunday, May 12, 2019, 9:15am 05/12/2019 11:15am

If you wrote a letter to your mother about yourself, what would you say? If you wrote a letter about yourself to your child, what would you say? We are celebrating our annual Flower Communion service, please bring a flower to share. … Read the rest