Monthly Archives: January 2017

Discover and Remember Who We Truly Are

This past week I took my two daughters to see the movie Moana. Moana is a beautiful and moving story about a Polynesian teenage girl who sails out on a daring adventure to save her people. It is also a movie about the search for identity, as she discovers herself and reveals the inherent worth … Continued

Who Are We?

Last month I was invited to speak at a congregation in Florida and discovered a core group of members who, together with their minister, had resolved to register as Muslims if President Trump authorizes a registry of U.S. citizens who are Muslim. Following their example, I have resolved to do the same. Will you join … Continued

Rev. Antal is Featured Speaker at 2017 UU-UNO Seminar; Terri is Chaplain

UUCRT Minister Rev. Chris J. Antal is the featured speaker at the  2017 seminar, Arm in Arm: Interfaith Action to Disarm Our Planet, on April 6-8, 2017 in New York City.  Lay commissioned minister Terri Pahucki is the seminar chaplain.  Scholarship applications are accepted through January 16. Early registration with reduced fee ends January 23. The link to scholarship, registration … Continued

$10K Donation to Refugee Fund; Welcome Coordinator Named

NEWBURGH – The Greater Newburgh Interfaith Council has appointed Cornwall attorney Alisa Swire as Welcome Team Coordinator for local efforts to resettle refugees in this part of the Hudson Valley. Swire had a pleasant welcome into her new, unpaid position on Dec. 18 when interfaith council President the Rev. Chris J. Antal presented her with … Continued