Weekly Zoom meetings:
Monday, 11:00-12:00 Chair Yoga, contact ACBradt@gmail.com
Wednesday, 10:00 - 11:00 am, Tai Chi Easy- drop-in class Read more... (first and third weeks)
Wednesday, 10:00-11:00 am, Qigong drop-in class Read more...
(second and fourth weeks)
Wednesday, 11:30-12:30 am, Coffee, Tea or Lunch Read more...
Wednesday, 11:30-12:30 am, Mindfulness, contact ACBradt@gmail.com
Friday, Happy Hour, 5:00 - 6:00 pm Read more...
Sunday's events are listed below.
This Sunday, August 21:
Sunday Service in the Sanctuary and on YouTube
at 10:45 am
Sermon by Rev. Jay Wolin
At General Assembly this year we as an association continued the discussion about the possibility of changing our principles and purposes. I will share my thoughts, and what was discussed at General Assembly. I will share why I love attending General Assembly as well as why I feel it is important to be engaged with the larger Unitarian Universalist Association as part of our religious life.
Religious Education at 10:45 am:
Forum via Zoom and in the Reeb Room at 9:15 am
An Option for End-of-Life Anxiety and Depression
Learn about the magic mushroom’s history and how it works in the brain and why it may be able to ease both psychological distress, and the existential distress felt when faced with a life-threatening illness. Ketamine, which is legally available in the US will also be discussed in treating depression and anxiety at end-of-life. Since psychedelics are not for everyone; presentation will cover pros and cons and other information. Presenter, Christine Caldwell; Moderator, Don Diddams; Zoom Host, Jane Rose.
Live Zen Buddhism via Zoom at 7:00 pm
A group focusing on "The Study and Practice of Zen" meets every Sunday evening at 7 pm via Zoom. Each session is organized into two components: The study of Zen and the practice of Zen through a 20-minute meditation. Open to newcomers as well as experienced Zen practitioners. To join the session click here so we can email you the password and credentials. Read more...
New Small Groups are now forming
Small Groups provide a way for members, friends, and newcomers to join together to reflect on significant life topics. This is a great place to get to know others and yourself. It’s a place to build deep connections with one another, our congregation, and the sacred. Read more on our Small Group Ministry page...
Past Forums, including links to documents, are on our Forum Archive page.
Future services are on our Upcoming Services page.
Zoom meetings are live and not recorded.
Our YouTube channel is at Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota.
How are our Sunday services live streamed via YouTube? see Making of Virtual Church
Here we affirm and promote reason and the scientific method as the tools in learning to love each other and live in harmony with the earth.
We have no creed, but we do strongly encourage everyone to treat each other with respect. We are affirming and promoting the inherent worth and dignity of every person.
Our religious education program helps our children develop their own common sense and logic in evaluating religious claims. We provide a safe place to help children learn and talk about the big issues such as God, Death, and Sexuality.
We are a Welcoming Congregation, celebrating and affirming the active presence here of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and heterosexual members and friends, and their families.
We are a Green Congregation, promoting respect for the interdependent web of all existence.
Meet the Minister
Rev. Jay Wolin
We welcome Rev. Jay Wolin as our new settled minister. His tenure with us began August 1. His first sermon in our pulpit will be August 14. Read more about Rev. Wolin...
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Videos and Audios
The Board of Trustees meets at 7 pm on the third Tuesday of the month. Read the latest minutes here. The current year budget can be found in the Members Corner.
Our Board of Trustees is elected annually by the congregation. Read more...
Click here for a Guide to Streaming Sunday Services, Meetings, and Classes
Drone video of our partner church is now available. Click here to view...
Read more about our partner church...
Getting distracted in Church
Read more in our "From the Garden Gate" blog...
"Our Hymns" page added
Extensive information about our hymns, including lyrics, background and musical commentary, is now available in the Music section on the Our Hymns page.
Love stories of our musicians.
It's February and our musicians' love stories again appear in local media. This time Betsy and Fernando Traba are featured. Read more...
Deep Thinking, Deep Listening
A new group begins soon.
We are a
Our church is a safe space for g/l/b/t persons. We take positions against oppression in our larger community.
Our Partner Church
Read about our relationship with the Unitarians of Korond, Transylvania.