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February – Identity

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February – Identity  “Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you.”  -Dr Seuss What a perfect theme – Identity – for exploring the unique religious education identity of this Fellowship! I am thrilled to be part of this dynamic congregation with cutting-edge programming for children, youth […]

January – Prophecy

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January – Prophecy “I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.” ~ Aldous Huxley As Unitarian Universalists we try and seek out truth. We believe that each person must be free to search for what is true and right in life. […]

December – Presence

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December – Presence Our theme of presence has taken on a wonderful “practice” quality for all of us in SpiritJam this month. We are asking questions and exploring how we are, or can be, present to ourselves and others. One story we heard was Maya’s Questions, modeled after the short story by Leo Tolstoy, The […]

Oct. 2, 2016: “Connections Weekly”

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Services at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Oct. 2 Today’s Service: “We Begin Again in Love” Rev. Lydia Ferrante-Roseberry, preaching; Stephanie Pache and Chris Rathweg, Worship Associates We gather on the eve of Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year. A key part of the Jewish ‘Days of Awe’ that lead from Rosh Hashana to Yom […]

Sept. 25, 2016: “Connections Weekly”

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Services at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sept. 18 “Covenant on Relationships” Brian Kenyon, Worship Leader; Silvine Farnell, Worship Associate During our last service focused on September’s theme of Covenant, we will explore the covenant of intimate relationships, touching on how good relationships need respect and forgiveness. Next week: “We Begin Again in Love” This […]

Sept. 18, 2016: “Connections Weekly”

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Services at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sept. 18 “Get on the Bus” Rev. Lydia Ferrante-Roseberry, preaching; Stephanie Pache, Worship Associate With our commitment to “Inner Depth/Outer Focus,” we have challenged ourselves as a congregation to “walk our talk” as a justice-seeking people. Who are we as a people of faith in a time when […]

Sept. 11, 2016: “Connections Weekly”

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One 10 a.m. service! Sept. 11 “When I Am With You” Annual Merging of the Waters Service (Two Services Resume) Rev. Lydia Ferrante-Roseberry, preaching; Stephanie Pache, Worship Associate Bring the water that you’ve collected throughout the summer for our annual “Merging of the Waters” service. Together we’ll add what you bring to our “Living Waters,” […]

Sept. 4, 2016: “Connections Weekly”

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One 10 a.m. service! Sept. 4 “Covenants to Guide Us” Chris Rathweg, Worship Leader; Silvine Farnell, Worship Associate Individually and collectively, covenants are what make us who we are and determine where we are headed. As Unitarian Universalists, we stand by seven principles (our covenants), which encourage us to open our hearts and minds toward […]

Thanks to Black Lives Matter 5280 for joining us on Aug. 28, 2016

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  Christina Xlimit and M. Thandabantu Iverson from Black Lives Matter 5280 joined Rev. Lydia for our deeply felt “Living the Questions” service. Thanks to Marc Killinger for supplying the photo.   If you’re interested in learning more about our racial justice efforts, contact racialjustice@bvuuf.org.

Aug. 28, 2016: “Connections Weekly”

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One 10 a.m. service! Aug. 28 “Living the Questions” Rev. Lydia Ferrante-Roseberry, preaching; Brian Kenyon, Worship Associate We invite YOU to ask Rev. Lydia any question you want during her annual “Living the Questions” service. M. Thandabantu Iverson and Christina Xlimit from Black Lives Matter 5280 have graciously agreed to answer questions about the Black […]