Speaker: Rev. Norman Allen

A Candlelit Christmas Eve

Join us for a quiet and contemplative Christmas Eve service in the midst of the heady and hectic holiday season. Together, we’ll light some candles, sing some songs, and re-consider the deep and resonant story of a child born into poverty on a bleak midwinter … read more.

The Advent of Awe

At the intersection of the Winter Solstice, Hanukah and Christmas, we’ll revel in the mystery of beloved stories and celebrate the awe and wonder they uncover in our lives. An impromptu pageant will transform the congregation into a cast of thousands, and the Davies Choir … read more.

An Abundance of Joy!

Davies overflows with joy this Sunday! During worship we’ll welcome new members, sing songs of the season, and share stories that culminate in a tree-topping ceremony featuring our youngest members. Stick around for our annual Trim-A-Tree party, food and fellowship, and the rumored arrival of … read more.

Transgender Remembrance

During our annual service in remembrance of the transgender people whose lives were lost to violence and hate, we’ll lift up the names of the beloved and honor their courage. We’ll also take time to celebrate the joy that comes with being true to ourselves, … read more.

In a Grain of Sand

The hymn “To See the World,” asks us to pay attention to such simple miracles as a grain of sand or a wildflower so that we might “hold infinity in the palm of our hand, and eternity in an hour.” This Sunday, we submerge into … read more.

Our Beloved Saints

As we tumble into autumn, we’ll rest for a moment in the memories of the Unitarian Universalists who paved the way for our justice-loving, creed-defying faith. In observation of All Saints Day, Rev. Norm will lift up the gifts bestowed by such forebears as Judith … read more.

A Diversity of Belonging

The Qur’an tells us, “We made you different nations and tribes that you may come to know one another.” In this month devoted to the concept of “Belonging,” we consider how we might discover a shared sense of belonging within the rich variety of our … read more.

Blessing of the Animals: A Pit Bull Parable

Bring your furry, finned, and feathered friends to Davies for our second annual Blessing of the Animals. This intergenerational service will include a celebration of unconditional love and a story that uses the once maligned Pit Bull as an example of redemption and enlightenment. Animals … read more.

To Give – To Receive

In anticipation of this afternoon’s benefit concert for the Oxon Hill Food Pantry, and in keeping with the spirit of Yom Kippur, we’ll take a close look at our collective and individual responsibilities to those in need. We’ll consider how we might use our resources … read more.

Expect Joy

In anticipation of Rosh Hashanah, we turn to the Book of Isaiah whose author tells us “you shall go out in joy, and be led back in peace; the mountains and the hills before you shall burst into song, and all the trees of the … read more.