Sunday Service: That Spirit of Christmas

While many of our cultural traditions and even our own childhood memories regarding Christmas are rooted in the Christian tradition, many at Hopedale may feel as though Christmas doesn’t ‘belong’ to them anymore.  But as UUs we must remember that Christmas was originally, and still is for many, a celebration of life and all its … Continued

Sunday Service: The Fir Tree by Hans Christian Andersen

In this intergenerational Christmas service, participants will present this Hans Christian Andersen story about a Fir Tree who became a Christmas tree. This story for all ages reminds us to be present and cherish the moments that we have together.  Participants will personalize the story to showcase our unique talents in the community.  Service Leader:  … Continued

Christmas Eve Service

Join us at 7 pm on Christmas Eve for lessons and carols (mostly carols).  Service Leaders:  Jennifer Blue and Genevieve O’Malley Knight.

Sunday Service: Gratitude

Instead of looking forward to 2020, we will spend time on Sunday, December 29th looking back at the things we were grateful for in 2019.  We might learn some strategies for making the new year even better!  This is a circle worship led by Linda Amspaugh and Susan Thrasher.