Alex Haider-Winnett

In the Bleak Midwinter

December 29, 11:15am ONLY, Alex Haider-Winnett; Clifford Ohmart, Worship Associate.  As we wrap up 2019, let us settle into the stillness and quiet of midwinter to reflect and rest. This time calls on us to seek, find and hold a stillness. In this solstice and … read more.

A Listening Heart

June 30, 10am onlyA Listening Heart; Alex Haider-Winnett, Summer Minister; Emily Burstein, Worship Associate.  What would the world be like if we listened with an open heart?  Using the June theme of Beauty, we will learn about and experience the style of deep listening used … read more.

Proud to Be

Alex Haider-Winnett, Summer Minister, Worship Leader; Autumn Labbé-Renault, Worship Associate. 

On a small street in Greenwich Village, a night of violence and resistance led to a now fifty-year old fight for equity and justice. Consider how the Stonewall Inn and the Compton Cafeteria uprisings led … read more.

The Premise and Promise

Alex Haider-Winnett, Intern Minister, Worship Leader; Grainne Grant, Worship Associate. 

Alex reflects on his time serving this community and considers the premise and promise of 21st Century Unitarian Universalism. Alex begins a new position as Summer Minister: coordinating Summer Worship and Adult Religious Exploration programs.

Coming of Age Service

Alex Haider-Winnett, Worship Leader; Coming of Age Youth, Worship Leaders; Lily Roberts & Meghan Kelly, Worship Associates

Our middle school students have spent the past few months learning about UU history, theology, identity, and practice. They share things they’ve learned about themselves, Unitarian Universalism and the … read more.

Flower Communion

Alex Haider-Winnett, Intern Minister, Worship Leader; Autumn Labbé-Renault, Worship Associate.

This beloved ritual comes from our European Unitarian heritage. In a time when fascism and division was the rule of law, this simple act of exchanging flowers was a sign of resistance and a way to … read more.

Blurring the Boundaries

Alex Haider-Winnett, Intern Minister, Worship Leader; Emily Burnstein, Worship Associate

In 1493, after Christopher Columbus returned to Europe, the Vatican issued a decree promoting the colonization of non-Christian territories, The Doctrine of Discovery. It created nearly 600 years of international law, theology, and exploitation. Learn how … read more.