We are a compassionate, thoughtful, and diverse religious community who nurture and challenge each other to deeper understanding, meaning and purpose in our lives. We use our hearts and our heads (and a good deal of humor) to make a difference not only in our lives, but the lives of those beyond our doors. Learn more about our beliefs, our services, and our history and more in the About Us tab.
July 3: Cultivating Love, Rev. Joan Montagnes
Its an old story: finding love, heartbreak, and discovering a deeper, truer, more hopeful love in the end. Its an old story, but it has a catch: you have to be an active participant in the narrative. You need to cultivate love in your life and the world will change around you.
Livestream here: http://live.buffalouu.org
Services start at 10:30 unless otherwise posted
June Share-the-Plate: Niagara Pride
Despite all of the progress that has been made for the LGBTQ+ community, there is still work to do. People still face challenges in accessing housing, legal services, and general healthcare. LGBTQ+ residents of rural towns in Western New York especially continue to face discrimination and a general lack of support. Niagara Pride reaches out to these rural communities to create programming and pride flag raising ceremonies to demonstrate to these residents that they are not alone, that they are seen, and that they matter. Niagara Pride has no paid staff and relies on the generosity of our board members, volunteers, and community partners to accomplish all of their activities. Niagara Pride is an independent 501(c)(3) organization that serves LGBTQ+ individuals and families in Niagara County, NY and the surrounding areas within Western New York. They collaborate with community organizations to host educational programming, supply drives, and affirming events. Please read this letter from Ronald Piaseczny, President and founding member of Niagara Pride for his own unique “why” for what drew him to create a nonprofit agency from scratch. For more information about Niagara Pride, please visit their website (linked above) or e-mail them at info@NiagaraPride.org. Thank you for your generosity!
We will gather in loving community, creating a shared vision of compassion and dignity for all,
to radically transform the world in which we live.