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November 2018

On The Edge

November 25, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Davies Memorial UU Church, 7400 Temple Hill Road
Camp Springs, MD 20748 United States
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As we move out of Thanksgiving with its gathering of families and friends and into the hectic, consumer-centric holidays, we’ll explore how we might hold onto those Thanksgiving values of gratitude and camaraderie. Join Pastor Norm as we dig deep, to strengthen our spirits, and to prepare for a season that can be both profoundly joyous and profoundly challenging.

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December 2018

The Season of Light

December 2, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Davies Memorial UU Church, 7400 Temple Hill Road
Camp Springs, MD 20748 United States
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On the cusp of Advent, Hanukkah, and the Winter Solstice, we travel across time and space, from the Temple in Jerusalem to the Scottish shores of the mystical Isle of Iona, uncovering just how miraculous the miracle of light can be. Join Pastor Norman Allen and Musical Director Rick Peralta as we kick off the holiday season. (Then return to Davies at 4:30 for a performance by the pan-Celtic band IONA, part of the Davies Concert Series.)

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Let There Be Light!

December 9, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Davies Memorial UU Church, 7400 Temple Hill Road
Camp Springs, MD 20748 United States
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In the holiday season of darkness and light, this Sunday’s service explores the Hindu concept of Atman, the inner light. Guest minister Rev. Abhi Janamanchi comes to our pulpit – live and in person! – for the first time. He’ll be joined by a worship team of Davies members who participated in his recent course on “Engaging in Hinduism,” part of our continuing relationship with Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church.  

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Joyful is the Dark

December 16, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Davies Memorial UU Church, 7400 Temple Hill Road
Camp Springs, MD 20748 United States
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As we approach the Winter Solstice, we’ll move away from the busy glare of the holidays and allow ourselves to tumble into the mystery and beauty found in the shadows. Away from shopping malls and computer screens, we’ll rediscover the essence of this complicated season, welcoming the return of the light while recognizing the quiet joy to be discovered in the dark.

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Mysterious Joys

December 23, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Davies Memorial UU Church, 7400 Temple Hill Road
Camp Springs, MD 20748 United States
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Gather in front of the fireplace for our family-time service on “Mysterious Joys.” Themed on the end-of-year celebrations of Kwanzaa, Christmas, Hanukkah and The Solstice, we’ll come together through a diversity of voices to reflect on how each of these cultural holidays enrich our lives.  

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What Child Is This? A Christmas Celebration

December 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Davies Memorial UU Church, 7400 Temple Hill Road
Camp Springs, MD 20748 United States
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Join us for a Christmas Eve celebration that includes an all-new, fully participatory Christmas Pageant; the debut of the Davies Choir; Pastor Norm’s thoughts on the vulnerable child at the center of the Christmas story; and a traditional, candle-lit “Silent Night.”  

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Practicing the Pause

December 30, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Davies Memorial UU Church, 7400 Temple Hill Road
Camp Springs, MD 20748 United States
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This time of year calls many of us to slow down, go inside, pause, and rest. Don’t let the quiet or the stillness fool you; underneath the surface is always the potential for growth and progress. A meaningful pause can make us more mindful, more present, more aware, and more compassionate. Guest minister Christin Green returns to the pulpit to reflect on the ways you can enhance the way you practice your pauses  

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January 2019

Questions of Faith- A Congregational Conversation

January 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Davies Memorial UU Church, 7400 Temple Hill Road
Camp Springs, MD 20748 United States
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This Sunday, Pastor Norm starts off the new year with a service devoted to “Questions of Faith.” Rather than preach a formal sermon, he’ll respond to your questions about faith and spirituality, and how they relate to our world – and our immediate community. You can email your questions to him in advance at minister@dmuuc.org  or simply have them ready to share during the service.

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Anti-Racism: A Spiritual Call

January 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Davies Memorial UU Church, 7400 Temple Hill Road
Camp Springs, MD 20748 United States
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As we approach the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., join Pastor Norman Allen as we look back to consider Rev. Dr. King's astonishing accomplishments – and forward to the ongoing struggle that lies before us. Drawing on Rev. Dr. King’s life in the church, we’ll consider how the work of anti-racism and anti-oppression opens up the possibility for a spiritual call that all can answer.

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Crossing the Line

January 20 @ 10:30 am
Davies Memorial UU Church, 7400 Temple Hill Road
Camp Springs, MD 20748 United States
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This Sunday’s service finds its inspiration in the work of author and orator Frederick Douglass.* Continuing our month long focus on “Possibility,” we’ll consider how to break free of the barriers we create for ourselves – and others. (Return to the Sanctuary at 4:00 for the Davies Concert Series presentation of “Figaro Meets Fredrick Douglass: A Benefit Fundraising Concert for the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts.”) *To take a deeper dive into Douglass’s work, join the pre-service…

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