Blue Christmas Vespers
Christmas will be especially challenging this year because our traditional ways of celebrating the winter holidays may not be possible due to public health restrictions during the pandemic. We enter this holiday season with more financial stress, mental health flare-ups, and spiritual burdens. We may be physically separated from extended family and friends, staying home and not travelling.
Although Christmas is not always merry, it can be holy. Join us online for the gentle presence of music and candlelight, readings and silence. We offer solace tonight for anyone who is feeling blue—those feeling the collective grief in our world, those who have lost loved ones, and anyone who is feeling out of synch with the forced happiness of the holidays. You may want to set up a simple home altar, so you can light candles along with Rev. Dena during this quiet peaceful ceremony.
The First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee is a progressive church for spiritual community, social justice, and intellectual freedom. Visit us for Sunday services, forums, religious education for children & youth, and other programs and social activities. Visitors to First Church are always welcome!
The Rev. Dena McPhetres
Alissa Rhode, Lead Music Director