Author: Sandra Fees

The Beauty of Community

Nurturing Beauty by Rev. Suzelle Lynch

Our community is filled with beauty!

When you open the door to greet me, that’s where the beauty begins.

When you share with me what’s important to you, beauty is there as I listen.

When we join hands to practice compassion, beauty’s heart … read more.

Embracing Faith

The point is that in almost every instance of our lives we are, if we pay attention, in the midst of an almost constant, if subtle, caretaking. Holding open doors. Offering elbows at crosswalks. Letting someone else go first. Helping with the heavy bags… Pulling … read more.

Widening the Circle

I live my life in widening circles…

I circle around God, around the primordial tower.

I’ve been circling for thousands of years

and I still don’t know: am I a falcon,

a storm, or a great song?

Rainer Maria Rilke, translated by Joanna Macy

This month we are considering what it … read more.

Jeanne Hey Memorial Service Postponed

Jeanne Hey’s Memorial Service, originally scheduled for December 28, is being postponed to a later date, yet to be determined. We will provide an update and details in the UU Berks news as soon as available.

The Art of Setting Intentions

Here’s what I discovered. Intention is different from setting goals or resolutions in that it “pulls us into” who we truly are. Goals and resolutions “push us out” into future possibilities. To set intentions, we must listen to our inner voice which tells us who … read more.

Important Update on Congregational Singing

Beginning Sunday Dec. 19, we will resume congregational singing – masked. We know that music and singing nurture our hearts and minds. In making this decision, we have taken into account the Church’s Covid precautions already in place, which include required vaccination, universal masking, and … read more.