Speaker: Larry LaVerdure

Play and/or Pleasure

Join us as we explore these aspects of pluralism: chaos vs. entropy, law vs. order. This is also New Member Sunday, where we will welcome those who are ready to join with us in covenant. Guest musical artist: Peter Mayer. Led by Rev. Teri Schwartz, with Service Associate Larry LaVerdure. Zoom Service Recording

Earth Day

April 22, 1970 was the first Earth Day. Up till then Americans were ignorant about the issues of pollution and especially pesticides. Rachel Carlson’s 1962 groundbreaking book Silent Spring represented a watershed moment, as it raised public awareness and concern for living organisms, the environment and the inextricable links between pollution and public health. Led by Service … Continue reading Earth Day

Justice & Equity

Our beloved country, with all its promise and all its failings, is now one election away from slipping into autocracy; an election that many of us feel will lead to a higher road for the future or a much lower one. How did we get here? Will our democracy and our dreams survive? What can … Continue reading Justice & Equity

Yule: Engaging with Courage, Hope and Thoughtful Traditions

Many of the modern traditions observed at Christmas were first celebrated by Germanic people in Northern Europe such as : Giving of gifts, feasting, leaving food out for house elves, decorating houses with evergreens such as holly and balsam trees and burning candles. But there were other deeper aspects to the 12 day celebration which … Continue reading Yule: Engaging with Courage, Hope and Thoughtful Traditions

Principle #2: Justice Equity and Compassion in Human Relations

As the pandemic wears on and the Delta Variant upends what we thought we knew, many are feeling frayed and dismayed. The pandemic has brought into stark relief a fundamental polarization between individual freedom and the common good. Today we explore justice, equity and compassion in relationship to the pandemic and our Fellowship life. (Note: … Continue reading Principle #2: Justice Equity and Compassion in Human Relations