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When the Lights Go On Again—Murfin Home Confinement Music Festival 2020

When the Lights Go On Again (All Over the World) by Vaughn Monroe and his Orchestra. Posts for the Murfin Home Confinement Music Festival 2020 have been sporadic over the last few days due to both exc

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

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Environmental destruction and COVID-19

The BBC reports that scientists are expecting more pandemics like COVID-19. Why? “Many scientists agree that our behaviour — particularly deforestation and our encroachment on diverse wildlife habitat

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Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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“It’s got to be us that speak truth to power, that call it out no matter the consequences. We have to not let anything go. Our country is in trouble and the basic reason is race.”

“It’s got to be us that speak truth to power, that call it out no matter the consequences. We have to not let anything go. Our country is in trouble and the basic reason is race.”  Gregg Popovich

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CAUTE — A free-spirit archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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Support the NAACP Legal Defense Fund

Today, 06/06/20, I renewed my membership in the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. You can help too. Click here.

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Recognizing Systemic Racism (Site / Info)

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Returning to the New Normal, When and How by Reverend Tom Capo

The president of the Unitarian Universalist Association, Susan Fredrick Gray, sent out an email last week about Covid 19 and what to consider before opening our church buildings and campuses back up.

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The Human Spirit (Site / Info)

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Tomorrow’s (June 7) service may be delayed

A word to my faithful audience. Tomorrow’s service may be late, but I hope to have it up some time on Sunday. Given the situation, I didn’t want to prepare something too early, and I’m also preaching

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Rev. Scott Wells (Site / Info)

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When Fighting Nazism on the Beaches was the Biggest Undertaking in the History of the World

\ Note:   We seem to be in the middle of a Fascist coup attempt by would-be Führer Donald Trump as we battle white supremacy, racism, and violent police oppression.   At this very moment when the worl

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

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Success

George Bernard Shaw said: “Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.” But even that seems like a pretty tall order. Lots of us make the same mis

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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Weekend greetings from Emmanuel Road, 6th June, 2020

Cambridge Unitarian Church, Emmanuel Road As ever, I send this email to you hoping that you have managed to get through another week of lockdown in reasonable enough shape.  This week, in addition to

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CAUTE — A free-spirit archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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Online All-Ages Worship (7 June 2020)

Please join us on Sunday (7 June 2020) at 11:00 AM for “Where We Fail:  White Allies That Aren’t” by Brittany Turner. Our service will be livestreamed on Facebook Live here. We are honored to welcome

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Announcements – All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana (Site / Info)

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Online Religious Education for Children and Youth Not Meeting 7 June 2020 — Will Resume on 14 June 2020

Family religious education via Zoom will take a break this Sunday (7 June 2020) and return next week (Sunday, 14 June 2020) with summer activities. Remember that our Sunday service is multi-generation

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Announcements – All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana (Site / Info)

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Online Adult Religious Education — 7 June 2020

Please join us on Sunday (31 May 2020) at 9:15 AM for our adult religious education class via Zoom. We will be sting Faith Forward:  Spiritual Practice with “Session 6 – Justice Work as Spiritual Prac

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Announcements – All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana (Site / Info)

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New UU Class Not Meeting 7 June 2020

The “New UU” adult religious education class will not be meeting this Sunday (7 June 2020) —  the class will complete its final session on Sunday, 14 June 2020. As a member of a congregation, the powe

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Announcements – All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana (Site / Info)

Religious Education

Zoom Lunch (10 June 2020)

Please join us next Wednesday (10 June 2020) at 12 noon for our weekly Zoom lunch. Bring your lunch and meet up with your All Souls friends, have lunch, and just catch up. This a chance to connect and

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Announcements – All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana (Site / Info)

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Bearing Witness

As most people know by now, on May 25th, George Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American man, was killed by a white police officer, Derek Chauvin, who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for 8 minutes and

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Finding Our Way Home (Site / Info)

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10 Practical Steps for Building a Less Racially Stupid Society

By Crystal Marie Fleming | While each person’s individual path will differ, here are ten suggestions for steps we can all take, right now, to build a less racist—and racially stupid—society. Most of t

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Beacon Broadside: A Project of Beacon Press (Site / Info)

American Society Now More Than Ever Race and Ethnicity in America How to Be Less Stupid About Race Crystal Marie Fleming

Review: Treasure Behind a Hundred Doors in the New Volume of “Our Troth”

Lyonel Perabo reviews the first volume of the new edition of Our Troth, "Heathen History." Continue reading Review: Treasure Behind a Hundred Doors in the New Volume of “Our Troth” at The Wild Hunt.

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The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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Take Action to Defend Black Lives and Dismantle White Supremacy

The United States will never truly live up to its potential until racism, white supremacy, and bigotry are eradicated.

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Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (Site / Info)

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Presence in the Midst of Crisis

  OUR TIMES segment -- HERE PART 1 I want to talk about presence – being present for each other in an attentive way. Our presence is a fundamental offering. A person aligned with their purpose, who ha

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

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Short speech written for the Cambridge Stand Up To Racism "Black Lives Matter! Justice for George Floyd!" event in Cambridge City on Wednesday 4th June

I am here, with comrades, colleagues and friends to stand in solidarity with, and in support of the family and friends of George Floyd, and also the anti-racist movement, Black Lives Matter. But, as w

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CAUTE — A free-spirit archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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