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Meeting Report February 2015

Conversations: MJ and WA scheduled a meet-up at the UUMA Institute at Asilomar.  It was a small group and a good conversation.  One person talked with WA about potentially applying, and 4-5 people in

6 hours ago

UUA Presidential Search Committee (Site / Info)

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Meeting Report January 2015

Blog Report January 2015 Methods of meeting: We need different ways of meeting according to the needs of the meeting. We will make a decision month by month – the default will be meeting via conferenc

6 hours ago

UUA Presidential Search Committee (Site / Info)

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Love Took My Hand

George Herbert, Anglican priest, and Metaphysical poet, died on the first of March in 1633. He was only thirty-nine. Today the Anglican church honors him with a feast. He deserves it. I’ve been told t

8 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Announcements (March 2015)

PORT Homeless Shelter  UUFP will work at the PORT Homeless Shelter Friday evening, March 6, through Saturday morning, March 7. Volunteers needed for every shift. See Bobbie or Henry Sunday mornings be

8 hours ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

2015 EDITION: March 2014

Problems We Didn't Know We Could Have

The other day my work email was being bounced by Earthlink and my service provider had to verify this that and the other thing. It was Greek to me and I was just glad when it was handled. This week th

20 hours ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

media change

“Good Morning, Blues”

When the New York Times Book Review asked which literary figure was overdue for a biography, Ayana Mathis argued for Albert Murray. She was persuasive enough that I decided I had better read some Murr

1 day ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Musical arts Albert Murray Anthony Trollope Count Basie Freddie Green

Our March Theme and Living Seasonally

In the classroom religious education at OUUC this month the theme is Rhythms. We will be focusing on how indigenous traditions and paganism connect to the natural rhythms such as the seasons, the moon

1 day ago

The Children's Chalice (Site / Info)

Faith Formation At Home

systemic evil.

Systemic Evil A sermon by the Rev. Dawn Cooley Delivered online on February 22, 2015 Video didn’t work out as hoped for for this sermon. Sorry! When I was preparing to visit Charleston, South Carolina

1 day ago

Speaking of... (Site / Info)

Theology Sermons

Religious Humanism: What Was Old is New Again

Church Attendance Free Fall The Barna Group, a research group that keeps up with trends in religion, estimates that 48% of Millennials (born 1984-2002) are “post-Christian.” Forty-eight percent. “Post

1 day ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

Religion spirituality Worship Unitarian Universalist diversity Faith Development World Community Evangelism

A Mixed Oscar Moment

For me, the high point of the overall tedious Academy Awards show this year was Lady Gaga channeling Julie Andrews in her 50th anniversary tribute to the release of The Sound of Music. She was nothing

1 day ago

UUWF (Site / Info)

Blog

Hugging, Boundaries, and The Platinum Rule

The first thing I read this morning was this new-to-me Slate article "I Don't Need a Hug."  I posted it on Facebook with a quick comment about being on the low middle end of general hug appreciation.

1 day ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

connection Children

A Place to Belong and Flourish

We recently heard from former UUFP member Nicole Lorsong, who was thrilled to receive a care package we recently sent to her family.  Before they moved to Oregon last November, Nicole gave the followi

2 days ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

spirituality Love acceptance community Growth joy friendship encouragement Member Testimonial Navigators belonging curiosity safety

Awe Is

We are the stuff of stars, stardust. As is the dust- bunnies at the bed’s feet. Like any other either/or it’s both/and. Awe is what we make it. A planet in the falling darkness. Tangled dust fighting

2 days ago

Theopoetics (Site / Info)

Religion #poem #poetry

Not Ready To Change

Look! Look! It's a new computer! I've had my sweet little netbook for most of five years now and it's showing its age--slow, the down arrow doesn't work, and I've bought enough batteries for it. So sp

2 days ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Writing change work/life

Reading Life Into Failing Bodies: The Chaplaincy of Eros and Thanatos

A third of my summer chaplaincy internship was spent at a nursing home. It was quite a contrast from the pace of chaplaincy work at the hospital, each with much to commend it. At the hospital, I liked

3 days ago

irrevspeckay (Site / Info)

Unitarian Universalism Our Whole Lives OWL #sexUUality Chaplaincy elders and sexual activity nursing home old people having sex safersex4seniors

UUFP Pipe Burst and Flood!

Written by Brandy Bergenstock, Buildings Committee Chair The extreme winter weather in February has left its mark on the Fellowship. We had a pipe burst on Saturday, Feb. 21st. How it happened: UUFP P

3 days ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

2015 EDITION: March 2014

"A conversation begins with a lie..."

The last time someone called me a lesbian, I didn't correct them.  Was it a colleague? A congregant? A reporter? I don't know.  I only remember not correcting them.  And these not-correcting moments t

3 days ago

Discerning a Call  - Another Possibility (Site / Info)

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Plant talk in February? It very well might be too late.

"Bloom where you're planted," we're told. That is not always an easy task--we need the right resources, which are so rarely shared equally. What if we're the seed scattered on the hardened path? The p

3 days ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

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Choosing Open Eyes (sermon)

This sermon was delivered on February 22, 2015 at First Parish Church of Groton, MA. Somewhere in Asia – Japan or Malaysia or some other country – there is a picture on a Buddhist monk’s smart phone.

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irrevspeckay (Site / Info)

Unitarian Universalism meditation hope unitarian universalist justice anti-racism racism Prayers Sermons Standing on the Side of Love Accountability Theodore Parker Myanmar Burma apology arc of universe awake ethnicity foot in mouth Joseph Cherry Prayer for Living in Tension open eyes Tagore Rabindrinath Victoria Safford

British Unitarian numbers update

British Unitarian minister and blogger Stephen Lingwood gives us his annual update of membership numbers in the Unitarian and Free Christian Churches in England, Wales and Scotland. (Northern Ireland

4 days ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

World Unitarianism and Universalism