The world is full of imperfect people and things, many of which we love. Sometimes that imperfection verges into something harmful or destructive. And yet, still, we love. Join us for a service about what comes next.
Speaker: Rev. Kelly Weisman Asprooth-Jackson
In a new take on our annual Covenant Renewal Sunday, join us for an intergenerational service celebrating stewardship and sharing as part of our ongoing person-to-person canvass campaign. A special offering to support Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism (BLUU) will be given at this … read more.
The Ashanti people, today primarily of
the nation of Ghana, once built one of the leading empires of Western Africa. And
in their stories about the world, how it works, and why it is so, one of the
leading characters is Anansi, the spider. But the Ashanti … read more.
In the Shetland Islands, far off the
northern coast of Scotland, the story is told of a widow names Mallie and her
son. They lived together in a small, meager house, with only the burning peat –
clumps of rich sod – in the fireplace to keep them … read more.
As I begin my remarks this morning, I
want to explain the guests I have up here on the pulpit with me. You may
recognize them as Balthasar, Melchior, and Gaspar – the names given in popular
tradition to the three wise men or three kings or … read more.
A holiday celebration – Christmas, or
almost any other, really – is a natural time for assembling with family and
friends, sharing the company of the people who are most important to us in the
world. And good company calls for good food, which leads quite inevitably to
one … read more.
The town of Fudai sits on the north
western coast of the main Japanese island of Honshu. Its economy is largely
based on fishing – it depends, very thoroughly, on the sea. Fudai has less than
3,000 people in it, making it small enough that half a century … read more.
Join us to celebrate the cycle of the natural world and the transition from gathering darkness to growing light. A brief, family-friendly service will be held at 4pm at Lynch Park at 55 Ober St. in Beverly (on the shoreline, near the volley-ball courts).
A child spends a sunny, summer day in the
park. She runs and jumps, climbs trees, makes up games, forgets them, and makes
new ones. She pokes and prods in the dirt, exploring, finding ants amidst the
grass. And she spins, and spins, and spins, whirling and laughing, … read more.