Welcome to a new year of “Soul Matters”! Our fellowship uses “Soul Matters,” a theme-based ministry program that offers resources around different monthly themes, in our faith formation, worship and social media. We thought you might enjoy a preview of the upcoming year’s themes, which kick off with the beginning of our liturgical (worship) year on Sept. 1. This year’s overarching frame is The Gifts of Our Faith. We’ll focus on ten beloved UU values and explore their potential to shape us and in turn shape the world. How do these values offer us both challenge and comfort? What might it mean to place them at the center of our living and loving? What promise do they hold for us individually as well as collectively? These are some of the questions that will guide and bless our journey in the year ahead. Here is the list of our 2023-24 themes: The Gift of… September: Welcome October: Heritage November: Generosity December: Mystery January: Liberating Love February: Justice & Equity March: Transformation April: Interdependence May: Pluralism June: Renewal We look forward to diving into these themes with you!