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May 22, 2022 – Coming of Age Service

Service Participants:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, Coming of Age Youth, Amy Nelson, and music from Morgan Robertson, Austin Ferguson, and Joe Mish

2022 Coming of Age Youth:
Aidan Eggler
Milan Gupta
Katrina Milbrandt
Claire Nelson
Riley Thompson

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May 15, 2022 – Moving at the Speed of Trust

Service Participants:
Rev. Meg Riley, Ann Hutton, Melissa Eggler, Amy Nelson, and music from Nanilo, and Austin Ferguson.

Special Guest Preacher: Rev. Meg Riley
Rev. Meg Riley currently serves as Co-Moderator of our national Unitarian Universalist Association. She has served in ministry and national leadership in Unitarian Universalism for over 35 years, including as Senior Minister of Church of the Larger Fellowship, our largest congregation, “without walls” (online), and much work for justice and equity. Rev. Riley lives in Minneapolis,

Special Guest Musicians: Nanilo
Sarina Partridge
Sarah Larsson
Nanilo is a vocal and instrumental duo performing songs of Jewish and Eastern European roots.

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May 8, 2022 – Mending the Miraculous

Service Participants:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, Beth Atkinson, Amy Nelson, and music from  Austin Ferguson, and Joe Mish.

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May 1, 2022 – Defiant Beauty

Service Participants:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, Trish Braga, Melissa Eggler, Amy Nelson, and music from Walden Hill Vocal Ensemble,  Austin Ferguson, and Joe Mish.

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April 24, 2022 – The Earth Awakes Again

Service Participants:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, Ani Bulbulian, Melissa Eggler, John Helmers, Derik Robertson, and music from Austin Ferguson, and Joe Mish 

Guest Musicians:
Songa ~ Featuring Rose Mish
Rooted in the Nashville songwriting tradition, Songa creates an Americana sound with influences of folk, blues, country, and jazz. The trio includes Mario Friedel, harmony vocals, guitar, banjo, harmonica; Sherry Friedel on vocals, guitar and uke, and Rose Mish on fiddle and harmony vocals.

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April 17, 2022 – A Root Awakening
Reflections on Easter in Unitarian Universalism

Preaching:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer

Service Participants:
Amy Nelson
Paul Trewartha-Weiner

Musicians:
Walden Hill Vocal Ensemble
Austin Ferguson
Joe Mish

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April 14, 2022 – The Welcome Table
A service of poetry, music, and reflections, echoing the Jewish Passover and Christian Holy Week, including a traditional Universalist communion.

Preaching:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer

Service Participants:
Trish Braga
Ann Hutton
Joe Lobl

Musicians:
Austin Ferguson
Joe Mish

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April 10, 2022 – One Day at a Time

Preaching:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer

Service Participants:
Beth Atkinson
Melissa Eggler
Amy Nelson

Guest Musician:
Peter Mayer

Musicians:
Austin Ferguson
Joe Mish

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April 3, 2022 – A Force, A Trick, A Song

Preaching:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer

Service Participants:
Melissa Eggler
Amy Nelson
Heather Vinge-Hanson

Musicians:
Austin Ferguson
Joe Mish

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March 27, 2022 – Under the Skies of War

Preaching:
Rev. Victoria Safford

Service Participants:
Anne Black-Sinak
Melissa Eggler
Amy Nelson

Musician:
Austin Ferguson

Guest Musician:
Rod Milbrandt

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March 20, 2022 – Beyond All Naming

Preaching:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer

Service Participants:
Trish Braga
Melissa Eggler
Amy Nelson

Musicians:
Austin Ferguson
Joe Mish

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March 13, 2022 – Wandering Toward Dawn

Preaching:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer

Service Participants:
Melissa Eggler
Chantelle Feddersen
Greg Wimmer

Guest Musicians:

D’Sievers:
John Sievers (trombone)
Blake Bonde (bass)
Jon Davis (piano)

Musician:
Austin Ferguson

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March 6, 2022 – Casting Lots (of Questions)

Preaching:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer

Service Participants:
Melissa Eggler
Amy Nelson
Paul Trewartha-Weiner

Musicians:
Walden Hill Vocal Ensemble
Austin Ferguson
Joe Mish

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February 27, 2022 – RE-(sound, join, joic)-ING

Preaching:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer

Service Participants:
Trish Braga
Melissa Eggler
Amy Nelson
Derik Robertson

Musicians:
Austin Ferguson
Joe Mish

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February 20, 2022 – A Wild and Precious Life

A festive service including music from local band Root River Jam, reflections from church members Heather Vinge Hanson and Stephanie Evans Hanson on spiritual journey, and a welcoming of new members. 

Service Participants:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer
Heather Vinge Hanson
Stephanie Evans Hanson
Melissa Eggler
Amy Nelson

Musician:
Austin Ferguson

Guest Musicians:
Root River Jam
Charlotte Matis, violin/vocals
Miles Johnston, drums/vocals
Blake Bonde, upright bass
Dave Wilson, guitar/vocals

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February 13, 2022 – What If I Only Had 30 Days to Love?

Side with love Sunday Service
An annual tradition featuring stirring music, deep-hearted reflection, and moving testimonies from a range of UU leaders. 

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February 6, 2022 – Here We Go Again

Service Participants:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer
Gus Braga
Melissa Eggler
Austin Ferguson
Joe Mish
Amy Nelson

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January 30, 2022 – About the Round

Preaching:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer

Service Participants:
Melissa Eggler
Ann Hutton
Amy Nelson

Musicians:
Austin Ferguson
Joe Mish

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January 23, 2022 – Limited Liberty

 

Preaching:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer

Service Participants:
Melissa Eggler
Amy Nelson
Greg Wimmer

Musicians:
Austin Ferguson

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January 16, 2022 – Agitating Light

Preaching:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer

Service Participants:
Gus Braga
Melissa Eggler
Amy Nelson

Musicians:
Joe Mish
Connie Schuelka

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January 9, 2022 – This Will Do

Preaching:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer

Service Participants:
Melissa Eggler
Amy Nelson
Paul Trewartha-Weiner

Musicians:
Austin Ferguson
Joe Mish

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January 2, 2022 – The Great Turning

We are facing a climate emergency. How do we be fully present to our world and this reality? Let us come together and actively affirm that we belong to each other, that we belong to earth 

Preaching:
Rev. Terri Burnor
Rev. Terri Burnor is a Unitarian Universalist minister and organizer. She serves as Director of Communication at Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light (MNIPL), which works with people of faith, spirituality, and conscience in the intersecting movements of climate justice and racial justice. She is also part of the steering team of MARCH (Multifaith Anti-Racism, Change & Healing). Terri lives in St. Paul with her spouse and dog. 

Service Participants:
Ann Hutton
Melissa Eggler 

Musicians:
Sarah Stender

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