As we approach the High Holy Days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, we might use this as an opportunity to think about things differently than before. How might we widen our view?
Speaker: Rev. Katie Kandarian-Morris
Do you need to believe in God to be able to receive the gift of grace? Grace may offer us the gift of meaning, purpose and belonging.
Maybe UUs could be called, “people of a book,” because we like to read. Bring a good book with you to give away, and take another home. We’ll gather them all on the altar, and celebrate the gifts of learning.
“We are all bound up together in one great bundle of humanity,” proclaimed Frances Watkins Harper, and we have seen that this summer in glimpses of our history. How might we enrich our lives from these lessons of existence?
A week before Father’s Day we’ll look at two of the authors of our tradition, William Ellery Channing and Hosea Ballou. Who were they and how have they brought us this far?
Today we’ll give thanks for all the teachers and helpers for our children, youth and adults. We’ll celebrate with the beauty of flowers. Bring a flower to add to the bouquet. You’ll receive another to take home.
On this Mother’s Day, we’ll consider all the different ways of mothering. We’ll also dedicate our youngest ones, and bridge one who is becoming an adult.
Members and friends of this faith community made a large commitment to show up again and again, to stretch themselves as they explored the role of race and ethnicity in their lives. Next, might we make institutional change?
How are we as liberal religionists stuck in a culture of perfectionism? Although we might be freed by accepting ourselves as worthy what will we have to change?
We’ll look at the tension between our first (inherent worth) and seventh principle (interdependent web) to see how we might address the intersections of race, class and the environment. How might we deepen our relationships across culture? Stay after today for a discussion of the … read more.