We reconsider the second of two identity statements that define who “we” are and how they may guide us in these times.
Rev. Chris J. Antal
We reconsider the first of two identity statements that define who “we” are and how they may guide us in these times.
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was among a core group of civil rights leaders who adopted and adapted the strategy of non-violent resistance in confronting the likes of Alabama politicians George Wallace and Bull Connor. The movement organized and overcame seemingly insurmountable obstacles with remarkable success. How is this movement alive today and what does it ask of us?
In 1790 Moses Seixas, the warden of the Hebrew Congregation of Newport, Rhode Island, wrote these prophetic words to the newly inaugurated President Washington, who then repeated them in his response, memorializing them in the nation’s history. With this as our starting point we consider the centrality of “sanctuary” to Unitarian Universalist identity, explore the history of sanctuary movements, … Continued
Join us for songs, fellowship and hot cider. The offering will go in support of the Mid-Hudson Refugee Solidarity Alliance.
An invitation to be present to the changing rhythms nature.
“We have to show up to get up” writes a member of the Ojibwe tribe about their witness at Standing Rock. We will consider the places Unitarian Universalists showed up, often in ways that annoy the privileged and powerful, in order to help those on the margins get up.
A brief homily by Rev. Chris followed by the fall congregational meeting.
The stories we tell about ourselves create the meaning we seek.
Explore rituals that have helped people keep living after experiencing the death of others.