Speaker: The Rev. Stephen Cook

Stand By This Faith

Universalist Olympia Brown is known as the first woman minister whose ordination was recognized by a denomination. She spent a lifetime working for women’s suffrage and was among the few original suffragists still alive to vote, at long last, in 1919.

                                      

Our Flowers Are But Symbols

The Flower Ritual is our own, truly unique Unitarian observance.  More than a seasonal festival, it reminds us also of courage and commitment, symbolized in fragile yet persistent beauty of flowers.  You are encouraged to bring flowers to share.

Five Pillars of Islam

On June 4, Muslims will celebrate Eid al-Fitr, also called the “Festival of Breaking the Fast,” which marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.

Mother’s Peace Day

Our contemporary observation of Mother’s Day as a somewhat sentimental celebration of family and motherhood has its origins in deeper concerns of war and peace.

Render Unto Caesar

In some circles, “Tax” is a dirty word, akin to thievery. Not so; taxes are simply what we owe to one another in order to maintain a civilized and decent society.

Holy Foolishness

Holy fools trouble our comfortable systems because in the disorder they bring are hidden important and challenging questions.

Sixty Percent

With our Wednesday morning community breakfast, UUSA does a great job of providing a meal for many who are homeless.  However, sixty percent of the food aid distributed in Massachusetts goes to people who are employed and have a permanent address.