Connected by Stories. Rev. Sage Olnick. No one is a monolith. This Sunday we consider the ways we are connected by our individual and collective stories.
Month: May 2021
Join us on Monday June 7th, @ 7:00pm for the first in a series of 3 ‘Contemplative Summer’ sessions. Contemplative Companions will continue to meet monthly via zoom for the summer of 2021, with a relaxed format to mark the lazy days of summer. Contact … read more.
by nadine j. smet-weiss
i have a friend
who highly recommends
the regular practice
for grown ups
a play full pause
during the day
for the soul purpose
So I’m hoping that we can play together, that we can dance for a long time. I’d like to ask you to play with me as our hymn #311, written by Ric Masten asks “Let it be a dance we do, may I have this dance with you…”
Family Promise will be holding there annual Night Without a Bed fundraiser, it will be held June 26th -27th . We are asking companies to sponsor our event in addtion to asking families, congregations, church youth groups,and schools to participate by sleeping somewhere other than … read more.
“Tell Me A Story”. How many of us have had our whole worlds changed by another person’s story? A moment of shared connection, a song, a moment of creating together? In this collaborative service, adults and children from our Growing Anti-Racist UUs program will open up their own spiritual toolboxes and ask you to explore yours, too. We’ll be joined by a special guest, Omar Mohamed, who has woven his own life story into an award-winning graphic novel. Together, we will open and explore the ways that story, art, connection, and spiritual attention can help us live lives of empathy, meaning, and justice.
Dear Members and Friends,
I return to UU Berks from sabbatical rested, renewed, inspired – and missing you! I am eager to reconnect and looking forward to gatherings and conversations, hearing your stories and discovering what is on your hearts and minds. If you’re wondering “What … read more.
We are now selecting the next FIVE organizations we will support during our next six-month cycle. We ask that you nominate and suggest local organizations to be placed on the eventual ballot.
By clicking the link below you will find a listing of past Special Plate … read more.
I am offering a few musings about Beloved Conversations through Meadville Lombard Theological School in Chicago. Because I am white, I am enrolled in the group of registrants who are all white: the other two groupings of study offered are BIPOC+ (Black, Indigenous … read more.
Stories that Set Us Free. Rev. Sage Olnick. Laura Hershey wrote, “…Those without power risk everything to tell their story and must.” This Sunday we will consider the stories we tell and retell to encourage us onward.