The morning service begins with the lighting of the chalice - the unique symbol of Unitarianism - and includes a unison affirmation which is about New Unity's purpose for being. Later, members of the congregation are invited to light candles of joy and sorrow, sharing with words or in silence.
A collection is taken for charities supported by Unity - a list of some of these may be found here.
While our Sunday services vary from time to time, a typical Sunday morning order of service at New Unity Unitarian Congregation will generally be structured like this.
Living with compassion
Conducted by Rev. Andy Pakula unless otherwise indicated
From time to time, members and friends lead Sunday services. The text of some of their sermons can be found here.