September 4: A Place of Belonging

In a time when increasing numbers of people report feeling lonely and alone, how do we cultivate a sense of belonging? Rev. Pamela Wat is a minister having served First Unitarian Church of Wilmington and Denton Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Texas. She received a Master of Divinity degree in 2005 from San Francisco Theological Seminary. […]

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August 14: Bloom Where You Are Planted

This is a story of awakening. Our guest speaker Regina Guarino has been a member of Mill Creek since 2014. Her message today is the product of her participation in Rev. Greg’s ARE class, Shared Pulpit. A version of the sermon can be found in the online journal Yellow Arrow Journal.Music for the morning will be performed by […]

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As the world around us changes, so too do the experiences of both students and teachers. The school environment is noticeably different today than it was even ten years ago. What have educators learned in recent years about how students learn? How does social and emotional growth fit (or not fit) into the school curriculum? […]

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July 3: Anne Shuman “It Depends”

Whether we know it or not, every choice we make is context dependent. We will explore how we might hold loving space for ourselves and each other by increasing our awareness of the contexts we and others are operating from.   Anne Shuman has been a member of Mill Creek since 2017. She is a mindset […]

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June 23: “Stepping into the Unknown”

Normally in our personal lives and in our life as a community, our approach to the future is to set a goal and then determine how to get there. Yet today, we stand on the precipice of a future that will behave significantly different from the past. We are on the other side of the […]

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Unitarian Universalists promote a free and responsible search for truth and meaning.  Even with this stated focus on individual search, we sometimes focus on truth from facts and reason while diminishing the truths to be found in fictional stories and mythology.  Some of our deepest personal and communal truths, however, cannot be expressed only through logic […]

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June 5: Rev. Keith Goheen “Temenos”

“Temenos” is a chaplain’s reflection on Holy Ground and the blessings of religious community. The Rev. Keith Goheen has been a member of Mill Creek since 2006. He serves as a staff chaplain at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Delaware, and resides with his spouse Margaret in Rehoboth Beach. Music will be performed by Rachel Sabella, with Brian […]

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Why is it that some heroes can motivate us to change and take action, while others leave us passively worshipping them? What does it mean to be someone else’s hero or role model and how might we become more skilled at leading others? Steve Mortenson is an Associate Professor of Communication at the University of Delaware […]

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What is a Muslim doing working at a church? This is a question our guest speaker, Rev. Sana Saeed, received frequently while working at the UU Church of Arlington, VA. Today there are more people identifying as UU Muslim. Join her to explore how we make room for interfaith families and people identifying as multi-religious in […]

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This Sunday we will discover how to integrate themes of curiosity, wonder, love, and attention into our everyday lives. Reverend Lee Paczulla serves as the Executive Minister of WellSprings Congregation, a 15 year-old, intentionally-planted UU community in Chester Springs, PA. Rev. Lee is a native of the Philadelphia area, graduated from nearby Swarthmore College, and […]

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May 1: Finding Jamal

Cultivating beauty requires discipline, release, and self-reflection as a spiritual practice.  But what happens when we attempt this practice as a community? Can we cultivate beauty as a beloved community? Dr. Karen Rege has been a member of Mill Creek since 2015. She regularly serves as a Zoom host, worship associate and coordinates the adult RE […]

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