Author: Steve Rice

Religious Education Ministry – October 2019

Thank you to all of you who attended the UU Fall Picnic! Like with many potlucks, we had a moment where
we thought we might have too many desserts and appetizers, but patience and time and more people brought
more food. Children took advantage of the toys … read more.

Notes from the President – October 2019

Hello friends,

September began for the Board with time set aside at our monthly meeting to learn more about and strategize for a new way of helping our congregation understand and participate in yearlong stewardship. We are very excited about integrating conversations about sustainability, responsibility, and … read more.

Minister’s Letter – October 2019

Dear UUSA,

Wow, what a first month we have had! Now that our program year has begun, it’s wonderful to see you all in
the magic of being together in worship. I am excited for many things beginning and relaunching. This year’s
Coming of Age cohort is beginning … read more.

Religious Education Ministry – September 2019

Our official Religious Education (RE) September start is coming up on September 8th! As in the past, our elementary RE program will vary from one week to the next. We will be mixing cooking, mindfulness, art, science, and literature activities in with our discussions about … read more.

An Interview with Fred Small

by Pat Rector

In association with UUSA’s Green Sanctuary Committee, I agreed in May to talk with the Rev. Fred Small, Minister for Climate Justice of Arlington Street Church UU Church of Boston. Small had preached a powerful sermon on climate issues early in the spring … read more.

White Fragility: Book Chosen for Summer Reading

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

Here’s why the Dismantling White Supremacy group chose the book and why they invite us to go deeper in sharing this fall, exploring in lightly facilitated conversations how the book impacted each of us personally. In what NPR describes as a … read more.