At its April Zoom meeting, ION (Interfaith Opportunities Network) decided to have a program in October about the Native Peoples. This year marks the 400th anniversary of the Plymouth landing by the Pilgrims. After an initial harmonious relationship between the Indigenous People and the Pilgrims, … read more.
Gordon Wyse is on the Green Sanctuary Committee and presented this homily at The UUSA Earth Day service (April 19, 2020). It comes from an essay co-written by Margaret Bullitt-Jonas and Leah D. Schade, co-editors of the book Rooted and Rising: Voices of Courage … read more.
I know that by the time you are reading this our situation will have changed, but still a deadline is a deadline and no matter what changes we will face, we will be facing them together. You have congregational support and I hope you will … read more.
The flexibility and faith our congregation has practiced during this time of virtual gatherings is inspiring. As Rev. Rachael leads us in worship, she is seeking the essence of faith that binds us and the elements of practice that express our reverence and joy, no … read more.
I miss you. I see many of you weekly, or even more frequently, in our Zoom Sunday Services and meetings throughout the week. I acknowledge that it’s not exactly the same to come together over internet and phone, but our principles call us to … read more.
As we observe the impacts of the current covid-19 pandemic, it is clear that our government at every level is unprepared for current threats to our well-being. Climate change is another such threat on the near horizon. Climate change is expected to contribute to more … read more.
You have probably received emails from people you know or don’t know that appear to be spam or a phishing, i.e. asking you for money or gift cards, etc.
Don’t respond to emails from people you don’t know. If they appear to be someone you know, … read more.
On March 16, ION (Interfaith Opportunities Network) convened an “ION Earthcare” – a face-to-face meeting of 18 people from eight ION houses of worship involved in environmental issues. The purpose of the meeting was to learn what different faiths were doing as well as to … read more.
During this extremely unusual time, I would like to thank everyone for continuing to tune in to services. We have been working diligently (thanks mostly to Lea!) on improving the sound quality of what you hear musically over your computers. I invite feedback and any … read more.