December Services at UUC
Sunday, December 6, 9:30 a.m. via live stream or Zoom
Rev. Beth Chronister will open the service and offer the prayer; Rev. Jon Luopa will preach and offer the benediction. Music: Eileen Swanson, viola; Cally Lindenmeier, alto; Dwight Beckmeyer, piano.
Service of Solace
Wednesday, December 9, 7 p.m. via live stream or Zoom
Please join us for a quiet evening service of peace and comfort with gentle words of hope, soothing music and personal remembrance led by Rev. Beth Chronister and the UUC Care Team. We invite you to prepare a calming space at home before this virtual service, with a candle to light and perhaps a warm beverage.
Sunday, December 13, 9:30 a.m. via live stream or Zoom
Rev. Beth Chronister will open the service and offer the prayer; Rev. Jon M. Luopa will preach and offer the benediction. Sermon title: “Go Deeper Than Love.” Music: Gavin Richey, piano and Dwight Beckmeyer, piano.
Family Holiday Service
Sunday, December 20, 9:30 a.m. via live stream or Zoom
Celebrate the winter holidays with this special worship service, combining aspects of our annual Family Holiday Service and Family Candlelight Service. This family-friendly worship includes a nativity tableau, Santa Lucia and prayers for peace. Led by Melody Moberg, Aria Curtis and Rev. Jon Luopa. Music by the Intergenerational Choir, the Bell Choir and Dwight Beckmeyer, piano.
Winter Solstice Vespers
Wednesday, December 23, 7:00-8:00 p.m. via Zoom
At this Vespers service, we will be celebrating the Winter Solstice, the lessons of darkness, and the beginning of the turning slowly back towards light. Join together for this Zoom worship for music, prayer, the sharing of joys and sorrows, and marking the passage of time.
Christmas Eve Service
Thursday, December 24, view any time after 6 p.m.
Rev. Beth Chronister and Rev. Jon Luopa will lead UUC’s traditional Christmas Eve service of lessons and carols. Jon will share a homily. Music: the UUC Loft Choir; Dwight Beckmeyer, piano; Page Smith, cello; Jenny Spence, soprano; and Ian Loney, tenor. View the Order of Service.
This service has been pre-recorded so that those involved can be with their families. You may enjoy this service any time after 6 p.m. on December 24.
Sunday, December 27, 9:30 a.m. via live stream or Zoom
Rev. Beth Chronister will lead the service. Music by Ian Loney, tenor, and Dwight Beckmeyer, piano.