Rev. Kim Wildszewski

All Saints and All Souls Day

We gather again for our annual emotional pilgrimage into the theme of grief, loss and dying.

October Theme: Belonging
Just saying the word “belonging” conjures it up: The hunger to be included; the longing to be let in. No one likes standing outside the circle. No one … read more.

On Loneliness and Belonging

Rev. Kim leads an exploration of the monthly theme of Belonging with its companion, Loneliness.

October Theme: Belonging
Just saying the word “belonging” conjures it up: The hunger to be included; the longing to be let in. No one likes standing outside the circle. No one likes … read more.

A Fierce and Compelling Power

Rev. Kim shares her sermon preached at last Sunday’s Murray Grove Retreat Center Homecoming on Universalism in the age of environmental and social justice. Music by Caryl Tipton.

October Theme: Belonging
Just saying the word “belonging” conjures it up: The hunger to be included; the longing to … read more.

On Faith and Fear in the Autumnal Equinox

Anne Lamott quotes her pastor as saying, “the opposite of faith is not doubt, but certainty.” We deepen into our theme for the month by exploring our expectation that faith comforts, erases pain, fear, and doubt.

September Theme: Expectation
We’ve all heard the line: “You … read more.

Expectant Interruption

September’s theme of Expectation invites us to consider the faithful expectation that our crying out will receive a response.

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September Theme: Expectation
We’ve all heard the line: “You get what you expect.” It’s very UU. Liberal religion has always emphasized the tremendous power human … read more.

Water Communion

Come once again for our yearly ingathering service in which we honor our cycles of life through water and create the collective blessing for the year to come. All Congregation Picnic to follow directly after service. Don’t forget to bring a small vial … read more.

On Stories

Rev. Kim uses stories to reflect on a quote by American Reform Theologian, Reinhold Niebuhr, that asks us to consider hope, faith, love and forgiveness.

August Theme: Story
Our lives are not just made up of stories; they are are also made by stories. This might … read more.

That I May Find Myself Content

We close out our theme of Letting Go with a sermon on grief, forgiveness, and contentedness.

July Theme: Letting Go

“When cast into the depths, to survive, we must first let go of things that will not save us. Then we must reach out for the things … read more.

Foundational Stories

Wouldn’t it be handy if we had a common set of stories that we could count on most Unitarian Universalists knowing? It could be great shorthand, similar to how Christians can say “sow your seeds in the good soil,” and most will understand the reference … read more.

Expectation and Letting Go

As we venture into July’s theme of Letting Go, we begin by discerning the expectations we carry. How might our spirit flourish if we were unencumbered, if we let go, of the expectations we embody?

July Theme: Letting Go

“When cast into the depths, to survive, we … read more.