Fellowship Circles can be a bit of serious mixed with dollop of caring and a dash of humor. If you haven’t been in one, you really should sign up now for one of the new ones this fall. These were … Co
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TWH — This weekend and next, many modern Pagans, Heathens and polytheists are observing the summer festival of Lughnasadh, also called Lammas, Lughnassa, and Harvest Home. Typically celebrated on Aug.
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A short list: We believe: Spirituality is the work of being fully human; Truth is larger than any one book or way; Religion and science go hand-in-hand; Integrity requires freedom of conscience; Dive
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This Sunday we welcome our guest, Jennifer Johnson, who presents “The Fierce Urgency of Joy.” The service is also hosted by Worship Associate, Joyce Andrews. The Fierce Urgency of Joy: In these times
By Mary Frances Berry Our electoral process is broken. Polls, interviews with voters or prospective voters all confirm discontent with our system and a sense of unfairness, corruption or unresponsiven
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My Dear Friends, We live in an era of hatred and intolerance directed against those who do not conform to an increasingly archaic set of “norms” – White, cisgender, male, ethnically and economically p
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"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery." - Malcolm X Has someone put a hand on you? No
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Cranberry Strawberry Delight Recipe1 Cup Cranberries1 Lemon1 cup Strawberries2 cups Kale1 cup spinach1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1 scoop protein powder1 teaspoon matcha green tea1.5 cup almond milk 375 calor
So…. bear with me on this: today’s hymn is the Jan to yesterday’s Marcia. Everyone loves Wake Now My Senses. it’s a popular ordination hymn. It makes some of us cry. It is easy to sing and suits so ma
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I am ready for day 3 of making pocket boxes at the Eureka Springs School of the Arts. Students already have several boxes in the works. Today I will get them started on two more designs. Yesterday we
Mystic South 2017 was an amazing, magical, memorable event. I’m so glad I was there. These are the five lessons I’m taking away from the conference.
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Sunflowers track the sun across the sky because the stem that holds the flower grows faster on the side facing the sun. They literally orient themselves for growth. What do you do to orient yourself t
George Catlin captured Native American culture just before it was wiped away like this council of Northern Plains Indians and tepee village. Amazing detail in costume, decoration on the tepee, cultur
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After two days of getting lots of sleep and still needing two naps a day and some minor aches and pains, I concluded I must have a little infection. My prescription for myself is: drink plenty of wate
Getting a chance to read outside and people watch at the same time Hey look it’s a porcupine! Nope that’s a groundhog. Read and repeat. Hanging out with the raven in the farmyard. Got to talk with t
UUSC partners with dozens of organizations across the world to protect and advance human rights. In this three-part series, I will highlight a few of our newest partners and the […] The post Celebrati
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Everything starts in September: Sunday school (PreK through 8th grade), Youth Group (9th-12th grade), Covenant Groups, Nonviolent Communication Practice Groups, and a very special Wednesday night clas
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Join UUSS members for an evening paddle on the Mohawk River on Tuesday August 8th. Last month 12 paddlers joined in! We’ll launch at 6:30PM from Kiwanis Park in Rotterdam, and head west (to Mabee Farm
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Registration for 2017-2018 Religious Education is now open! Learn more about our 17-18 programming on our website or in the RE Brochure. To register online right now, CLICK HERE!
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Friend of FUUN Emi Canahuati is a certified sexuality educator and trainer, with over 18 years experience providing sexuality education for children, teens and parents. Emi has generously shared her s
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Top of the news is that Senator John McCain is coming back to Washington to get back to work, carrying a critical vote to "open debate" on whatever the GOP bill carrying the "repeal and maybe replace"
One of the joys of belonging to a congregation that’s just 20 years old is that the history is recent, and there are a lot of firsts to be part of. On May 27th of this year, there were a lot of firsts
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Yesterday we went though some design lessons, some slides on the making of pocket boxes, and then began making both bentwood and band sawn boxes in the ESSA pocket box making class. While I only have
Jon Cleland-Host writes about the upcoming solar eclipse, "What will I do during those 100 or so sacred seconds? Will I hold a ritual? Just revel in it? Hug my kids?"
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Cozy or claustrophobic? Efficient or cramped? Organic or utterly disorganized? How does the idea of living in such close proximity to your neighbors feel to you? The Daily Compass offers words and ima
The engine wright from the pits, young George Stephenson. On July 25, 1814 George Stephenson put his first Steam locomotive, a small enginefor use hauling coal on the Killingworth Wagonway in England
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Our left rear blinker went out a couple weeks ago. It’s amazing how much they are not used. I really miss it and planning to fix it with an oil change tomorrow. I wish I knew more about cars.
The bookstore for the Rochester Institute of Technology was a five minutes drive from last night’s motel, so I stopped there on my way to the interstate. In five minutes of browsing, I found Bumble Be
Nancy Hutchins sent this press release from the Alternatives to Violence Project. Thanks much, Nancy. Although not a split-plate recipient this coming year, UUCF has supported AVP for many years and D
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