Entries by Beacon

September 13: Homelessness—I’s on the Street

Beacon’s ‘Sharing the Plate’ recipient for 2015-16 is the New Westminster program I’s on the Street. Today we will hear how this award winning outreach/support program engages homeless or at-risk-of-homeless persons into supervised employment. Throughout this year Beacon will save one half of the open collection each Sunday for I’s on the Street as part […]

September 6: Flowing Together—A Water Communion

The first service of the new church year is traditionally a time to reconnect after the summer hiatus through the gathering of the waters. This summer we have all been aware of the preciousness of water, as the drought deepens. Please bring a sample of water that represents your summer and be prepared to share […]

June 21, 2015: Nurturing the Interdependent Web

Thank you is the only necessary prayer, said Meister Eckhart. Gratitude expressed directly transforms our closed heart to open, our closed mind to open, and our closed world to an open and inclusive world. On this our final Sunday service of the regular 2014-15 church year, we celebrate our connections and share our gratitude for […]

June 14, 2015: Critters & Humans

The Beacon Youth Group shares their thoughts on life and growth and justice in a changing world. This is also our biannual Pet blessing service: you are invited to bring with you your beloved four legged critters (and no leggeds!).

May 31, 2015: Moral Beauty

There is available to each of us a uniquely human beauty, deeper than skin beauty. It is the beauty which fills us when our actions come from a sense of deep goodness, deep respect, and deep reverence for all life. This is ‘moral beauty’. It is rooted in our values and in our Unitarian Principles. […]

May 24, 2015: What is Your Word for Beauty?

Is your word simplicity? Truth? Love? Or did you choose something different? How do these words deepen the meaning of beauty? Marilyn Medén will explore words, ideas, and inspiration that focus individual action and have the potential to affect the larger world.