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JUSTICE WITH LOVE AND JOY, OPEN TO AWE!

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Are you looking for a warm, open and welcoming environment in which you can share your search for spiritual growth? Come join us on your journey.

We are a non-dogmatic congregation. We are focused on the effects we can have on the world around us, including through social action, justice, spirituality, love and mutual understanding.

Sunday Services  10:30 AM

 

During the Summer months we have a more informal and more intimate worship service.  We meet at 10:30 in the East Room, because our sanctuary is too hot in the summer.  If you come there will be signs telling you where the East room is.  Come join us for a Sunday service.  It would be wonderful to get to know you.

Here are the Sunday themes and topics as we know them at this moment.

June 21 – Andrea Wandersee  leads a Summer Solstice Celebration

June 28 – Video presentation from General Assembly in Portland, OR

July 5 – The Keywords of American Democracy – discussion of the deeper meaning of familiar terms

July 12 – Jim D’Aloisio speaking topic to be announced

July 19 Don and Lucy Marr lead a presentation and discussion about the experience of being without sight

July 26 Jim Barfoot from First UU Providence, RI and Paul Barfoot “We Hold These Truths to be Self-Evident”

August 2 -” Poetry Sharing” led by Peggy Flanders.  Thanks to poet Peggy Flanders this has become an annual summer service tradition, and once again she invites members and friends to bring a poem to read aloud. Don’t be shy — all are welcome!

August  9 - “Open to Awe: Finding the extraordinary within the ordinary” an interactive service led by Paul Barfoot

August 16 -  “Reclaiming the Feminine Divine” led by Christine Smith

August 23 – Rick Olanoff –  Finding Gender Justice:  Honoring the dignity and worth of every human being by becoming a better ally to females, males, transgender and genderqueer people.

August 30 –   What makes Worship?  Is it the music? Is it creating “sacred space” together? Is it the silence? Come explore what we mean when we call it “worship”.   Led by Paul Barfoot

September 6 –  A Chalice Circle Sampler. Chalice Circles are small groups that meet regularly to foster community, personal growth and spiritual development. This will be a chance to have a “taste” of the Chalice Circle experience.  Led by Peggy Flanders
 

 

 

 

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