Exploring the eco-feminist theology of poet, naturalist, mystic (UU) Mary Oliver. (An antidote to the volatility of this week’s presidential convention.) Bring your favorite Mary Oliver poem or quote to share
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What was GA like for those from Oberlin UU Fellowship who attended? Hear shared experiences from those who went to General Assembly in Columbus. We are already looking forward to New Orleans General Assembly in 2017
Groucho Marx once said, “I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member.” Why do we join (or not join) a congregation? UU’s share principles, not dogma. We include scientists and poets, mystics and measurers. Some of us are bi-congregational. What impels us to belong, to be members? Explore gifts and […]
This service will celebrate both the entry of the children in RE who are becoming youth and the youth who are becoming adults. It will be a time to reflect on the past and to look towards the future.
Many of us struggle with attempts to organize and keep our life’s chaos in control. We can’t manage it. It is the chaos that brings forth life and love and beauty and new growth. In the void there was nothing. At some point there was something and some things. Then, eventually life was formed. We […]
Sunday June 5th, 2016 @ 12:00 noon ANNUAL MEETING THIS SUNDAY, JUNE 5 AT NOON. AGENDA 1 CALL TO ORDER (quorum = 30% Fellowship Members) 2. CHALICE LIGHTING 3. READINGS AND WELCOME 4. ANNOUNCEMENTS 5. REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM 2015 ANNUAL MEETING 6. FINANCIAL REPORT VOTE ON THE BUDGET DISCUSSION ABOUT […]
How do we mother ourselves, our children, our community, our world? How do you respond to the truculent teen-ager within you (or in your face) who says, “I don’t want to; I won’t do it; you can’t make me!” How do you hold space so something totally new may grow?
Our Unitarian forefather Ralph Waldo Emerson provided an important legacy to us – the idea that the true work of our lives is the heart’s spiritual awakening. Emerson has been called America’s first public intellectual, and he placed great emphasis on each individual’s capacity and obligation for decision-making and truth seeking. Emerson also profoundly influenced the creation of a new […]
This line was omitted from our beloved UU hymn, “Come, Come, Whoever You Are.” Is it all right and even important to break vows? When must we keep our word? When must we break it?