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March – Risk

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“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”  –Anaïs Nin I recently read a blog put out by the UUA’s Faith Development office entitled Where Do #WokeBabies Come From.  I share it here and encourage everyone to read it. Read […]

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. […]

How are you present?

by Religious Education

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 Three Questions.   […]

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 […]

School of the Spirit – An Opening for Healing

by Religious Education

For those who attended services for the Merging of the Waters about a month ago, this will be a reminder to what we covenanted together. I spoke of a gift left by Katie Covey, past Director for School of the Spirit, Religious Education ministry. It is the gift of Opening. A beginning and an opportunity […]

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,” […]