Sunday, February 28, 10:30am Service and Congregational Visioning Discussion Join us this Sunday for an abbreviated worship service that addresses conflict and communication within a Beloved Community
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Saturday, February 27, 8pm Labyrinth Walk for Healing the Whole in Beloved Community with Karen Skzlany Gault You are invited to a group finger labyrinth walk for healing. When we spend time on heali
The weather prognosticators, mavens, and maybe even Woodstock Willie the groundhog say that this Saturday afternoon, February 27 temperatures will near 50° after several days above the freezing mark.
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Movement Music: The Final Lecture from Julian Bond’s Class on the Southern Civil Rights Movement—Part 2
By Julian Bond | The next songs are traditional songs from the standard hymnal and church repertoire that have been altered to become Freedom Songs, this one from the height of the Birmingham movement
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“God, God is water sleeping in high-piled clouds. She is gentle drink of rain, pooling lake, rounding pond, angry flooding river. She is frothy horse-maned geyser. She is glacier on mountains and pola
When contentious people die we often hear “speak no ill of the dead.” There have been few people whose deaths I celebrated, but many who I was very glad were finally gone. Where does this idea come fr
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The Scottish Pagan Federation has unveiled a new tartan with rich Pagan meaning and symbolism. Continue reading The Scottish Pagan Federation unveils a new tartan at The Wild Hunt.
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“What we have once enjoyed deeply we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” —Helen Keller This facilitated grief circle is for anyone who has experienced a significant loss of
Friday, February 26, 7:30pm MoonCircle, Full Moon Ritual Merry Meet! Our next Full Moon ritual is this coming Friday; please see the Zoom link below to access this gathering. This will be a time when
Conté, 8×11 I don’t think this drawing is finished. It might have been more finished when I had drawn only the dog and an outline of a door. But if so, I can draw some like it again. I’m going to spen
Dear UU Schenectady~ This coming Sunday we are kicking off this year’s stewardship season. Our shared commitments, when made from a place of gratitude and sense of relationship with one another and th
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UU Trivia Night!! – Friday, February 26th, 7-8:30 pm. (Zoom room opens at 6:45 for socializing) Come to play or just to watch for a while and cheer for the teams. See Trivia Night article in Events Ca
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Gather on Friday, February 26th from 7 – 8:30 pm for an inter-congregational online trivia night! Questions will include both general knowledge and UU specific topics, and in order to be inclusive of
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Black history isn’t just about the history-makers and big social movements. They begin as everyday people whose day-to-day experiences, inner Black life, and Black joy—this especially!—are just as muc
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Blogs announcement From the Office Minister's Musings Mid-Week Message
I’m archiving this blog. I started it in 2010, soon after my family and I moved to Louisville so that I could be the minister at First Unitarian Church, a position I left quite a few years ago now. Ma
While I do my best to answer spiritual questions, I rarely have much to offer when people ask me to interpret their dreams for them. This is why, and what I do when I try to interpret my own dreams.
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The policy choices that led to the winter storm disaster in Texas are a moral evil. In this sermon, I argue why.
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Last May, as it became apparent the covid-19 pandemic was not going to be a temporary affair, I wrote about the benefits of imagining you were shipwrecked on a deserted island. Now, a year after we b