Our member, Cesar Martinez-Garza, shares with us and invites us into this meaningful Mexican celebration of honoring those we have lost. We invite you to bring pictures of loved ones that have passed to adorn our ofrenda. It is also Halloween weekend (the 2 are not the same) and so children and young at heart are encouraged to wear costumes during the service.
Month: October 2022
November’s Thoughts are about CHANGE
Hymn #361 tells us “Don’t be afraid of some change.” Is that how we feel about change—fearful? Are we afraid of change?
Fear seems like a big word to use about a small conflict, a small change. Well, although scary might be … read more.
Our Contemplative Companions group will be gathering on Monday November 7th at 7:00pm via zoom.
The focus theme for this month will be ‘Seeds of Change’ For further information, including the zoom
link, contact Nadine at firstname.lastname@example.org or (484) 333-4015.
nadine j. smet-weiss
of our light
into the world
much like that
turned autumn orange
by letting go
Our community will once again be participating in the Berks Connection Pretrial Services (BCPS) holiday gift tree event. We have been given 25 names of children whose parent or guardian is currently incarcerated at the Berks County Prison. For some of these children, this may … read more.
In this month of change, I think about the awesome change very humble ingredients go through when we put them together. All you need is some flour, a bit of water, some salt. Then you add in some time and heat. Voilà! You’ve got warm bread on your hands!
It takes all kinds of courage to be brave. The kind that makes you take action, the kind that leads you to change, and the kind that means you have to wait. The waiting kind can often be the hardest. Join guest speaker Paula Gribble for an exploration of these different kinds of courage, along with the powerful story of one of our Universalist forebears, Thomas Potter.
Hello FUUBC! Here’s everything you need to know about Friendsgiving and the Caring Bags Project!
Friendsgiving will be held on Sunday, November 27th, following the service. It’s a chance for us to enjoy a feast with friends in community, celebrating potluck-style the Sunday following Thanksgiving. Below … read more.
Congregational life encompasses many ways for people to feel safe; emotionally, spiritually, our mental health, and more. Today, during Fire Prevention month, we address the importance of us feeling physically safe in our spiritual home.