The Future of Intimacy

Sex robots, virtual reality, and other technologies promise huge benefits for individuals unhappy with their sex lives, or just curious to explore. Rev. Barnaby reflected on how pursuit of breakthroughs in individual sexual fulfillment could drastically redefine what it means to be human and our understanding of social obligations. But Love calls us to recognize how far beyond sexuality our need for intimacy stretches.

Stream the service at OR attend via zoom clicking on Followed by Zoom Coffee Hour.

Order of Service

Preservice slideshow: Chuck Miller with winter landscapes

Bell: Recognition of Abenaki Land   Julia Chant

Prelude: Dark of Winter  UUA Hymn

Welcome & Pathways to Connection: Becky Strum, Worship Associate

Call to Worship & Chalice Lighting: Becky Strum

Honoring the Children in Song: Let Us Open Our Eyes  Poppy Rees

Time for All Ages: Poppy Rees, Dir. of Religious Exploration

Offering: Today’s offering will be for Contributions can be made at

Milestones & Passages: Rev. Barnaby. Future ones can be shared at


Music: Wonders Still the World Shall Witness Ronnie Romano

Sermon: The Future of Intimacy  Rev. Barnaby and Becky Strum in dialogue

Music: Just as Long as I Have Breath  UUA Hymn

Benediction: Rev. Barnaby

Postlude: Intimate Impressions  Ronnie Romano

Thanks to our “Stream Team” Margy Young and Richard Hopkins and for leading zoom coffee hour.