2016-05-22 Everyday Transcendence

Laura Thompson, Worship Leader; Bob Hathaway, Worship Associate; guest musicians, Vocal Art Ensemble.

Mysticism is the belief that union with or absorption into the Deity or the absolute, or the spiritual apprehension of knowledge inaccessible to the intellect, may be attained through contemplation and self-surrender. Mysticism is a present in many world religions, including Unitarian Universalism.

2016-05-15 Transcendence

Rev. Beth Banks, Worship Leader; Stacie Frerichs, Worship Associate.

People can search their whole lives to achieve a feeling of belonging, one with their surroundings. Daniel James Brown, author of Boys in the Boat, describes this feeling of transcendence as: when the power within you has left this planet and extends up among the stars. When have you felt it? How do we experience that extreme feeling of connection?