Speaker: Rev. Barnaby Feder

Barnaby Feder is the settled minister at CVUUS. Before becoming a minister Barnaby worked for twenty-seven years as a reporter for the New York Times. Barnaby’s wife, Michele Lowy, is an elementary school teacher. They have three children, two sons and a daughter.

More about Rev. Barnaby

Small Is Beautiful

Welcome to the Era of Small Group Congregational Life and Worship. Led by Rev. Barnaby.

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Order of Service

Prelude: Here We Are, Chuck Miller on piano

                May Nothing Evil, Kate Gridley on piano

Welcome & Pathways to Connection: Becky Strum, Worship Associate

Call to Worship: … read more.

Building More Love with a New Blueprint

Led by Rev. Barnaby. Followed by CVUUS Annual Meeting ONLINE.

Order of Service

Pre-Service Prelude: CVUUS Spring Worship Theme by Chuck Miller

Welcome Bell:    Kate Gridley

Prelude: My Lord What a Mourning  trad. Spiritual     Kate Gridley

Welcome and Pathways to Connection: Wren Colwell, Worship Associate

Call to Worship:  … read more.

Beauty – Flower Communion

We continued our annual tradition of building a communal flower bouquet…online, for the first time.

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Order of Service

Prelude: Chuck Miller on piano and Lucy Tenenbaum with flower montage

Welcome & Pathways to Connection: Karl Lindholm, Worship Associate

Call to Worship & Chalice Lighting 

Time … read more.

Parenting in a Pandemic

 

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Prelude: For Children by Bela Bartok  Piano and visuals Kate Gridley

Come Wash Your Hands with the Singhs

Welcome and Pathways to Connection: Becky Strum, Worship Associate

Call to Worship Surrender to This Life by Gretchen Haley

Chalice Lighting  Across the Distance by Laura Thompson

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Mud CommUUion Sunday

We shared about a) a time in your life when you felt really stuck or b) a time in your life when it became clear something good had come out of time when you were stuck or c) what about life today leaves you feeling … read more.

All God’s Critters Got a Place in the Online Choir

Rev. Barnaby create an online-only service featuring lots of CVUUS kids and families, in place of the usual kids-led service.

Order of Service

Prelude: Chuck Miller

Come Wash Your Hands: The Singhs

Welcome & Pathways: Poppy Rees, Director of Religious Exploration

Call to Worship: Poppy Rees

Chalice Lighting: Wren Colwell

Time for … read more.

Doubling Down on Justice

Rev. Barnaby explored the Covid-19 pandemic’s challenge to our ongoing UU calling to make the world more just.

Order of Service

The Sixth Principle: Doubling Down on Justice

Prelude – Chuck Miller

Welcome – Karl Lindholm

Pathways to Healthy Connection – Rev. Barnaby Feder

Musical Call to Worship: “Come Wash Your … read more.