There are all kinds of ways to be brave, and to exhibit courage when we’d rather shrink back. What encourages you? How do we make ourselves “brave enough” to honor ourselves and one another?
Two centuries before the Salem Witch Trials resulted in the deaths of 20 people, the Malleus Maleficarum (“The Hammer of Witches”) fueled a European witch-craze that resulted in the persecutions and deaths of tens of thousands of women. What fueled these witch hunts of the … read more.
Lane Fisher is a ministerial candidate from Belfast. She will stretch our views with several individuals’ perspectives on disability and ableism and will suggest some first-principle-worthy considerations for our congregational life. She received her M. Div. from Starr King School for the Ministry in May … read more.
Jill’s sermon will consider human supremacy and its relationship to our fellow creatures. What do they teach us? What role have they played cross-culturally in connecting us to spiritual practice and understanding? Is it our responsibility to show them compassion, to protect and care for … read more.
Water is a sacred part of our union to the earth, it’s a symbol of life and empowerment. Join your fellow worship associates as we perform a water ritual. We will ask members to please bring in water (or pictures of a water source) from … read more.
Language matters. The wrong words can communicate something we’re unaware of, or even do great harm. In her sermon, Erika will examine 7 words (or brief phrases) that she considers “dangerous,” each for a different reason. Come hear what they are — and the alternative, … read more.
Rev. Jordinn Nelson Long will be returning to our Fellowship on Sept. 2nd. She is the pastor of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Fairhaven, Mass. Originally from Cheyenne, Wyoming, she is a graduate of the Meadville Lombard Theological School. She also holds a J.D. degree … read more.
It’s easy to get lost in numbers in the field of epidemiology. How many are sick? How many are at risk? How many died? How many people need to be treated to eliminate a disease? These are important issues to tackle professionally, but it’s equally … read more.