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Youth Speak on General Assembly!

After going to General Assembly (GA), an annual national Unitarian Universalist event that is focused on voting on UUA procedure and attending workshops on social justice and other topics, two youth g

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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The Culavedalla Sutta: The Nun Dhammadinna Explains Buddhism

    I’m a big fan of the Culavedalla Sutta, the 44th fascicle of the Majjihma Nikaya, the Collection of Middle-length Discourses attributed to the Buddha of history, Gautama Siddhartha. I first read i

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STJ#1004, Busca el Amor

There’s a terrible film from 1999 called The 13th Warrior featuring Antonio Banderas playing a 10th century Arab ambassador to northern Europe; he somehow finds himself included in a group of Vikings

6 hours ago

Notes from the Far Fringe (Site / Info)

Hymn by Hymn Mood: Moderate Singability: Moderate Singability: Child Friendly Range: Low

Living into History

As we approach the holiday called Thanksgiving, how can we move past the American myths that support colonization, and find ways to decolonize our minds and our communities? I have not been able to bl

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Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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Homemade Holidays & Holiday Party!

Sunday, December 10th Homemade Holidays and the Holiday Party will happen on Sunday, December 10th, beginning right after the service with lunch. Homemade Holidays 12pm-2:30pm Holiday Party 12pm-4pm.

1 day ago

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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Co-Ministers’ Colloquy

Honoring the many atrocities throughout humankind, we take this time now to focus on that for which we are so grateful. Many of you heard our report at the Congregational Meeting on Sunday and our lis

1 day ago

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Women’s Alliance Luncheon & Holiday Gathering

December 7th, 12 noon at Turf Tavern There are fascinating stories behind the holiday songs we love to sing. Jill McGrath and Crys Hamelink will share some of these stories, with music from Dave Lambe

1 day ago

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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Re-Thinking Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving this week! Here is our congregational group at the county Food Bank last Saturday, volunteering to help pack Thanksgiving Dinners. Hundreds of Dinners are handed out each year by th

1 day ago

The Children's Chalice (Site / Info)

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“Our Grandchildren Redesigned: Navigating the Bioethics of the Near Future”

The best guide I have found recently for glimpsing into forthcoming bioethical challenges to come is Our Grandchildren Redesigned: Life in the Bioengineered Society of the Near Future (Beacon Press, 2

1 day ago

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STJ#1003, Where Do We Come From?

Throughout this practice, I’ve happened upon many hymns that were inspired by (or were outright settings of) poetry; that makes sense, as lyric forms seek out one another naturally. But this is the fi

1 day ago

Notes from the Far Fringe (Site / Info)

Hymn by Hymn Singability: Simple/Easy Mood: Haunting/Mystical Genre: Round Range: Low Genre: Chant Genre: Canon

The Monkey Is Reaching

    The Monkey is reaching for the moon in the water. Until death overtakes him he’ll never give up. If he’d let go of the branch and Disappear in the deep pool, the whole world would shine with dazzl

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Choose you this day whom you will serve: The Boston Declaration

      Something over one hundred Christian leaders, bishops, and theologians issued the Boston Declaration on Monday the 20th of November. In an era where so many Christians seem to be apologists for

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angel Kyodo Williams on Zen Buddhism & a Possible Emerging American Zen

      I just stumbled upon this talk by the remarkable Zen priest and teacher angel Kyodo Williams at Youtube. From 2015. Really worth a watch…

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First Meeting of Task Force for Congregational Racial Justice Rubric

Saturday, December 2, from 9:30-11:30 in the Emerson Room We begin the conversation and reflection about where white supremacy lives in our congregational culture. The Racial Justice Rubric developed

2 days ago

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Truths about Thanksgiving

That Festival in 1621 In 1620, the "Pilgrims" landed at Plymouth rock. Only, they didn't call themselves "Pilgirms." They were Puritans who self-identified as “saints” because they thought of themselv

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

Thanksgiving Truth

Joe Turns Seventy-Five

  Jospeh Robinette Biden, Jr was born on this day, the 20th of November, in 1942. It is worth noting he might be the next president of the United States. And if you doubt people are thinking about it,

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Welcome Table -UUP 11/19/2017

Would you harbor me?  Would I harbor you?  The song we just heard by the choir asks important questions.  Would you offer a safe harbor to just about anyone who needed it?  What does it mean to harbor

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Sermons, Poetry, and Other Musings (Site / Info)

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Getting in front of a dry behind

We got off to a great start this weekend collecting diapers and money to buy more diapers. Thank you for your help! We need more help. Nine days left! The UUFP Social Justice Committee Advertisements

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Changing the World @ the UUFP (Site / Info)

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Partner Church Sunday

Rev. Levente Lazar, co-minister of our partner church in Fenyökút Pálpataka and Korand, Romania, joins us as we celebrate our shared Unitarian faith.

3 days ago

Unitarian Church of Los Alamos (Site / Info)

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Hunger Communion 2017

This sermon was preached at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Huntington on 11/19/17 as part of our annual Hunger Communion service reflecting on the reality of hunger in our world. This sermon

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RevWho (Site / Info)

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