The Angel In the Marble

When asked how he sculpted one of his famous statues, Renaissance-era artist Michelangelo Buonarroti replied, “I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” How do we learn to use our ability to imagine a better world as a path and a plan to get there?

Liminal Space: Celebrating the In-Between

There is a sacred space between the no-longer and the not-yet.
 A place between the concept and the reality, where nothing is clear and anything is possible.
We will explore that space together.

Giving Should Not Hurt

In a system of artificial scarcity and profit motivation such as the US economy, the practice of generosity is often used as a weapon of guilt.  Popular picture books and the well-known phrase “give until it hurts” prop up the idea that generosity is a grudging obligation, not a joy or something we can set limits on.  How do we protect ourselves from the urge to “hurt” ourselves this way, while also maintaining the joy of liberated giving?

A Joyful Noise: Music Sunday

Rev. Molly Hammerhand and Music Director Emery Schramm

Sunday December 11, 2022 at 10:30am

In the Sanctuary and on Zoom

The Rev. Connie Simon prays, “May we each be blessed by the presence and power of music in our lives.” Our Music Sunday will be an interweaving of liturgy, musical performance and readings in a celebration of the blessings of music at First UU.