Our guest speaker Scott Douglas of Greater B’ham Ministries says that you can’t commemorate something that has not been completed. What we can do is to bring the poor and non-poor together, across lines of race, gender and ethnicity to organize for economic, social and racial justice.
Our guest speaker is Felicia Buck, executive director of the Alabama Environmental Council. Earth provides what is needed to sustain all life. Protecting the environment and the natural resources it so graciously provides us is a form of stewardship and a way to honor nature. There are many actions we can each take to make … Continued
Holi, the Indian festival of color with its celebration of Spring and new life, is almost here. Pia Sen will discuss the ways Hindu spirituality weaves the Divine into human lives in many festivities, some large scale and some deeply intimate, and how it allows us to connect to the Divine through myriad relations of … Continued
Join us to hear Anne Wright Rygiel of the Firehouse Ministries speak about homelessness. Anne has worked at The Firehouse since 2011, and became Executive Director in 2013. She sits on many advisory committees dealing with Mental Health Issues, Veterans’ issues, and Homelessness. She strives to raise public awareness about poverty in the South.
In many ways our age defines us. Unfortunately this also often separates us. With Lida Hill we’ll have interactive opportunities to experience the delight of sharing perspectives with people just like us who are also quite different.
We create our reality by the stories we tell. Stories can be the underground current that carries us in certain directions. Rev. Gail Stratton will explore ways to be more awake and aware about our collective stories and ways we can live more fully into our bold and courageous principles!
Join Tommy Thompson and children for our annual Christmas Pageant, “Room for Christmas.”
Please join us as the Search Committee discusses progress so far, and explains the results of Congregational Survey as well as takeaways from our Survey Suppers. We’ll welcome your questions both before and during the service so that we can address your questions and concerns about the process.
Dr. Wakar Uddin will discuss the Rohingya Muslim Crisis in Burma/Myanmar. Originally from Burma, he is a professor at Penn State University and also Director General, The Burmese Rohingya Assoc. N. America and President, Muslim Aid America. He’s been working with the UN and governments of several countries to address the situation.
National Coming Out Day was October 11, and a service to honor that occasion was cancelled due to inclement weather. This Sunday we’ll do what we intended to do earlier with a service honoring and celebrating diversity and the LGBTQ community. Respecting, honoring, and celebrating diversity is a deeply held, integral dimension of the Unitarian … Continued