Speaker: Tom Newman

“We Begin Again in Love….”

The Days of Awe — Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and the period between — mark the start of the Jewish calendar’s new year, and coincide with the beginning of the UU program year. In our Ritual of Atonement, we forgive ourselves and each other.

Apocalypse When? Weaving the World Anew

“Apocalypse” connotes the end of the world. Between the climate crisis, pandemic, massive inequality, and unending violence, it can feel like our world is ending. But what if we could replace our fear-causing stories with new ones that give us hope? A former ecologist, Rev. Leisa now serves the Napa Valley UUs, and works toward planetary sustainability, with love and justice for all.


Mystics for centuries have experienced a great unity, in the vein of “all is One.” What are they experiencing? Are they capturing some truth about the nature of reality? What’s going on in their brains? What’s the human science behind this spiritual experience? Let’s explore!

Ordinary Grace

Highlights from Sunday Service.  January 13, 2019.  “Ordinary Grace”.  Sermon by The Reverend Ben Meyers.  Rodney Earl Jackson, Jr., sings “Amazing Grace”.