Rev. Kim Wildszewski

Born in Bethlehem: A Christmas Pageant

Come participate in our nativity pageant at our family Christmas service.  Only a few roles are cast in advance of the service.  The 27 (or more) remaining participants (including shepherds, stars, kings, and animals) take part as the story is told.  Everyone is invited to sing carols and imagine that they are in Bethlehem 2016 … Continued

A Community of Presence

Deep in a time when we often miss seeing life’s gifts, and instead focus on the purchase of gifts, let’s explore the monthly theme of December: being a Community of Presence. Listen to this sermon:

Hanging of the Greens

Join once again in our annual Hanging of the Greens multi-generational celebration!  In honor of the pagan appreciation and rituals of the evergreen, together we will sing, decorate, and come together to deck our sanctuary halls.

Our Thanksgiving Stories

Stories are often told around the table.  What are the stories we tell, assume, or wish we knew?  Music offered by Crossings Chorale. November Theme:  A People of Story Our lives are not just made up of stories; they are also made by stories. This might be the most important reminder of this month. Indeed, … Continued

A Letter to the President Elect

Let us gather for an hour of worship, reflection, and an eye to the future with our voice included.  Music offered by Crossing Chorale. Listen to this sermon: November Theme:  A People of Story Our lives are not just made up of stories; they are also made by stories. This might be the most important … Continued

All Saints and All Souls Day

How do we heal the wounds of those who have passed? How do we heal from the wounds that the deceased have left us? Crossings Chorale will sing at both services. Listen to this sermon: October Theme: A Community of Healing Fred Recklau wrote, “Cure seeks to change reality; healing embraces reality”. This month we … Continued

What Does it Mean to be American Today

Weeks away from the election and nearing the end of our Centennial year. Billy Sunday, the figure UUCWC began in response to, was once the pillar of what it meant to be American. What does it mean to be American today? Listen to this sermon: October Theme: A Community of Healing Fred Recklau wrote, “Cure … Continued

A Blessing for One Who is Exhausted

Poet John O’Donohue’s poem, A Blessing for One Who is Exhausted, begins “When the rhythm of the heart becomes hectic.” Come all exhausted, weary and hearts that are hectic, and gather for this Sunday together. Listen to this sermon:   October Theme: A Community of Healing Fred Recklau wrote, “Cure seeks to change reality; healing … Continued

Sympathy and Empathy

What does it mean to be a Community of Healing in times of personal or communal despair? Greg Pontier will be our musician. Listen to this sermon: October Theme: A Community of Healing Fred Recklau wrote, “Cure seeks to change reality; healing embraces reality”. This month we consider the work, view and practice of healing.

A Peace Site

UUCWC is a Peace Site but what does that mean? What does that require? In a time of building anxiety and divisiveness, how might our Covenants make this place true to what it promises? Listen to this sermon: