Speaker: Rev. Janet Stemmer

The Avadhuta Gita of Dattatreya

How can the sayings of a sage who lived over three thousand years ago bring understanding in 2024? And yet his words, his seeing, are echoed in more recent teachings of Eckart Tolle, Adyashanti, Rupert Spira and the lineage of Ramana Maharshi, Papaji and Mooji. … read more.

Why Do You Do That?

Why do you think that? March 19 is my dad’s birthday. Catholics celebrate this day as St. Joseph’s Day; another father. It is an opportunity to reflect on the influences of our early life and consider whether those early lessons still influence us or whether … read more.


Resilience, “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties”. In this time of constant change, it helps to have something to anchor to. It helps to have tools that get you over the bumps in the road. It helps to have confidence that you can keep … read more.

New Perspectives

Easter has always been about a new hope, a new beginning, new life especially expressed all around us in the season of Spring. How might we throw off the blanket of winter, the past, old habits and discover new possibilities, new perspectives? Join Rev. Janet … read more.

Loving Deeply

A Russian mystic stated “To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.” Our relationships depend on us loving ourselves and loving our neighbors. If we merely tolerate ourselves, we will merely tolerate others. Let us explore how interconnected our thoughts … read more.

We Are The Flowers

We are celebrating the annual ritual of Flower Communion, a ritual started in 1920 in Czechoslovakia with the giving and receiving of flowers. In these days of Zoom, you are invited to bring your flowers into your Zoom room to be seen. All shapes and … read more.

New Beginnings and Rebirth

Exploring how Easter reminds us to begin anew.

Janet is a former member of UUU and a retired CPA. She was ordained as an Interfaith/Interspiritual Minister by One Spirit Interfaith Seminary in 2015 after many years of spiritual study. She now serves on the Board of … read more.