Bill Scarvie

Gone, But Not Forgotten

Is there life after death? This is one of the great mysteries of human existence. Most, if not all, human cultures respond to this mystery through story. According to ancient Mexican tradition, the dead cross over from the Land of the Living to the Land of the Dead. On one day each year, el Día de Muertos, … Continued

The Best and Worst of US

In America, we promise our children that, if they work hard and play by the rules, they will prosper, and their lives will be better than ours. This Labor Day Sunday, we will hear stories about a recent pilgrimage to ancestral lands and about the exploration of American Dreams—some fulfilled and some denied.

Honoring Our Elders and Ourselves

This Sunday is the 65th anniversary of our Church’s birth as a member of the American Unitarian Association, the predecessor of the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations. We will celebrate this milestone in song, poetry, and story. We will also pay homage to our Church’s beloved elders. If you can, WEAR PURPLE. If you are … Continued

My Inner Battleground

  The legal battle between Hawaiian religious claims to the undeveloped lands at the summit of Maunakea and the aspirations of a global community of astronomers to push back the limits of scientific understanding is about to be resolved. In this service, Bill Scarvie will explore his inner conflict over the Thirty Meter Telescope and … Continued

Ostara: Seeds of Possibility

Ostara, the vernal equinox, is the day of the year when the sun hovers above the equator, marking the beginning of Spring. Spring is a season of renewal, a time when tender seedlings emerge from the earth, signaling the promise of an abundant future. What better time to ponder the renewal of our Church? The … Continued