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Social Action Sundays

Upcoming Social Action Sundays: We will be undertaking collections for the following organizations.  Unless noted, please make your checks out to the organization listed. Sept 18 Schenectady Home Furn

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Go See Kubo & the Two Strings: You Don’t Need to Read Anymore Than That

But if you want a little more. The other day an old friend who is Zen teacher as well as a math professor said that on a scale of one to ten, Kubo and the Two Strings is a twelve. For a math professor

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)


Ministerial Search Committee

The Search Committee has been focusing a great deal of its time lately on familiarizing ourselves with the information required to be included in the Congregational Record. The Record, whose format is

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

Ministerial Search Committee Upcoming Activities

Sacred Well Congregation Earns EEO Status Opening Doors for Chaplains

BUTLER, Mo. – The Sacred Well Congregation (SWC),  a universalist, independent, non-evangelical Wiccan Church, announced it ise an Ecclesiastical Endorsing Organization (EEO) for the Department of Vet

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The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

Paganism Chaplaincy David L. Oringderff David Oliver Kling Ecclesiastical Endorsing Organization EEO Pagan Military Chaplain Sacred Well Congregation US Department of Veterans Affairs VA Veterans Affairs

President’s Blog – John Reschovsky: Sept. 2016

A Time for Change As summer comes to an end, church is shifting into high gear. I hope your summer has offered some joy and relaxation. For me, it has been an intense time but with much joy as Sandra

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

Circles - Highlights President's Column

“Mansfield Park:” Black Suffering And White Romance

Last night I watched Patricia Rozema’s 1999 adaptation of Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park, which I looked forward to because I knew there would be an irrepressible heroine and lots of sexy 19th century r

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PeaceBang (Site / Info)

social justice anti-racism movie reviews, book reviews, advertising & pop culture

Level Up with Blogging U.

Building a business website? Starting a blog? Working on your writing? Practicing photography? There's a Blogging U. course for you.

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Life Is Not a Utilitarian Calculation

In 1990, I was a graduate student at the University of Virginia, studying simultaneously in government: political theory, and in philosophy. In an ethics seminar taught by Cora Diamond, we were consid

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

Attain the Good You Will Not Attain

Have we lost our minds?

Or are we just headed that way? The old saying that "the enemy of my enemy is my friend" comes to mind, reading Anna Nemtsova's Letter from Moscow on Politico , "Trump Is Already Helping Putin Consoli

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Gender Liberation

Last summer, when The United States Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage, we celebrated a watershed moment in the struggle for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual equality. And as significant as that victory

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I wanted a rosette window in my boxes designed as small chapels of wood, so tried turning plexiglass round on the lathe to fit. After two attempts with it breaking each time, I changed course and used

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Six Key Mistakes for Recruiting Volunteers in Your Congregation

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Growing Unitarian Universalism (Site / Info)

Announcements guilt Spiritual Vitality Organizational Maturity recruiting mistakes volunteers

The Acadian Forest

Mary de La Valette shares one of her poems from her home in New Brunswick, Canada. She has written for CUUPS publications since the 1980’s.

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Nature’s Path (Site / Info)

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Rose Colored Glasses

Some people see the world through rose colored glasses. Some see the world through lenses that are tinted grey. They are equally right about the colors of the world. What helps you to take off your ti

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)


August 23–Return Again: Our Principles-5

In Unitarian-Universalism, we gather ourselves and our faith around seven Principles. Our Principles are not religious dogma in content.  They are ethical principles in that they embody rather explici

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

Return Again UU 5th Principle

The Restless Soul of Edgar Lee Masters

Edgar Lee Masters as a young man. Edgar Lee Masters was the author of one of the greatest single volumes of American poetry ever— The Spoon River Anthology .   That book in which the denizens of a sma

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Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout (Site / Info)

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Media roundup: UU church sues to install solar panels

A weekly guide to stories about Unitarian Universalists from other media sources.

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UU World Editors’ Blog (Site / Info)

How I would rewrite The Legend of Tarzan

As a number of people have said, The Legend of Tarzan is an enjoyable movie that doesn't succeed in overcoming its white savior proposition, and perhaps because that's so noticeable, no one I've notic

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it's all one thing (Site / Info)

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Giving Up the Ghost

Reading from Christine Robinson’s essay, “Imagineers of Soul”  Sermon Preached August 21, 2016 The audio version of this sermon can be found here. A few years ago, my colleague Robin Bartlett, who gre

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Another Possibility (Site / Info)

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Nap, Fabulous Nap

Up early at 5:30am for work. I actually can nap for a bit when I’m on call too but very tired when I get out. I watched the very good “I Love Dick” that Amazon has the pilot for. I think I want to rea

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Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)