In this service Rev. Brock will continue with his series on Resilience. He’ll discuss further what creates resilience, and how we can nurture resilience in our lives and help support others during times of struggle, change and difficulty.
Rev. Ed Brock
Each of us are continually immersed in a field of communication. How often are we really heard by others? How often do we really hear others? What prevents us from hearing others or others from hearing us? Why does it matter? What can we do to strengthen the quality of listening and being heard … Continued
In this service we will seek to understand the ways Thanksgiving has been honored in our culture and society and explore how Thanksgiving might be viewed from a Unitarian Universalist perspective.
With Rev. Ed Brock and Members of the Congregation.
If you missed part 1, you can hear it on our home page.
The Joy of Diversity–service postponed. When rescheduled, Rev. Ed Brock and Members of the Congregation will discuss the joy of diversity.
We are often put off by the way old religious terms are used, and dismiss their value. An example is the word “redemption,” which had important meaning to the Universalist side of our denominational roots. This Sunday I’ll explore this term and its value to us today.
Resilience is our ability to respond to major changes. The turmoil of our national politics, the climate changes symbolized by Hurricane Harvey, and the recent violence in Charlottesville, all point to the turbulence around us. This Sunday is the first in a yearlong series on the nature of resilience.
We’ll do four rituals to mark the beginning of the church year: share symbols of our summer activities, bless the religious education teachers and helpers, and bless the Board and the Ministerial Search Committee. Join us to express our affirmation and support for the work these groups will do.
One of the seven principles of the UU Association of congregations is “The inherent worth and dignity of every person.” What is unique about the UU movement is that we take this seriously and honor the diversity of people. This Sunday I will explore this theme, and what it means for how we live.