Singing Our Sources Lay speaker Barbara Miller, UUCSJS Music Director Most Unitarian Universalists are aware of our Seven Principles. For many of us, the Principles are what first drew us to this faith. On the first Sunday in September we will explore the lesser known Six Sources of our living tradition through songs in Singing … Continued
Monthly Archives: August 2015
Swimming Lessons Rev. Cynthia Cain Probably the most important quality for spiritual transformation (change) is TRUST. Is trust something we can learn? Using swimming lessons as a metaphor, we will go into the places we sometimes avoid… the parts of us that resist change and growth, because we fear and feel resistance, because we lack … Continued
We unveil our Black Lives Matter banner on Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 2:30 pm. We will be joined by members of St. Paul AME Church in Pleasantville. The UUCSJS Anti-Racism Task Force strives for justice, equity and compassion in human relations; has a goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all; … Continued
CHANGE: Can We Take It? Rev. Cynthia Cain This year’s theme. Actually CHANGE is the theme of every year, whether we like it or not. What is ours to control is how we respond to it, and that alone is a spiritual task.
Journey Toward Wholeness Lay speaker Karen York Karen shares her experience with a Courage & Renewal® retreat series based on the work of Quaker author and educator, Parker Palmer. The retreat series explored the issues of life purpose, vocation, transition, and how to live with integrity and authenticity in alignment with our deepest values.
The Gospel of Thomas (Merton) Rev. Cynthia Cain This summer I have delved further into Merton’s late writing on race and war. Some feel he was assassinated for these radical thoughts. I had a chance to take part in discussions of his writings on violence and faith, and to compare his prescient thoughts with our … Continued