Effective June 1, 2022 until further notice, the church has lifted the vaccination and mask requirements for attendance at worship and other church functions. Full vaccination is strongly recommended and wearing masks is recommended, as well. Proof of vaccination will continue to be required for … read more.
Author: Sandra Fees
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.
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.
Registration for General Assembly 2022 (GA) in-person in Portland, Oregon is now open. GA 2022 will be a multiplatform event, with registration options for in-person and/or virtual participation. Registration for Virtual participation will open March 1. For more information, go to www.uua.org/ga. If interested in serving … read more.
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’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.
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.
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.
Worship services for Dec. 26 and Jan. 2 will be online only (no onsite service). The Dec. 26 service explores the meaning of Second Christmas, with reflections by Tracie Greth. The Jan. 2 service is being hosted by the UU Church of Lehigh Valley, led … read more.
From Sandra’s Study by Rev. Dr. Sandra Fees
Even a wounded world is feeding us. Even a wounded world holds us, giving us moments of wonder and joy. I choose joy over despair. Not because I have my head in the sand, but because joy is … read more.