Speaker: Rev. Kelly Weisman Asprooth-Jackson
On International Women’s Day, join us for a service about forms of wisdom that often go unappreciated: the wisdom of intuition, the wisdom of nature, the wisdom of loss, and the wisdom of the body itself.
Poetry is far from the only means of human expression, but it is among our most flexible methods of conveying grand and difficult meaning succinctly. A little over two decades ago I arrived in Miss Idonia Cannady’s classroom with no interest in poetry, to speak … read more.
Resilience, ur spiritual theme for the month of February, as a literal meaning of being able to return to the same shape after being stretched or bent. Normally it brings to mind constance and sameness. But it can also be about the will … read more.
Our annual Side With Love service is a multi-generational time for us to celebrate the force at the center of our covenant as a congregation and as Unitarian Universalists: love. This year, we will explore love’s endurance and capacity to withstand disappointment and loss.
A Jewish folktale:
Once, there were two foolish brothers
possessed of a little bit of money and a dangerous amount of time. They had
been dispatched by one of their wives to the market in a distant town in order
to buy a needed set of pans. … read more.
As Unitarian Universalists, and in particular as the members and friends of First Parish Church, we have a number of ideas and ideals that we affirm and aspire to. But what we say we are for is the blueprint of a shared community – … read more.
On the Sunday of Martin Luther Kind Day weekend, Rev. Kelly will reflect with us on MLK’s life as a model of fidelity to one’s faith and ideals – particularly in the way Dr. King himself understood the calling of non-violence in response to hatred … read more.
In a world as complex and conflicted as
ours, maintaining integrity requires constant effort. Being true to ourselves,
and to our own ideals, can often be very challenging. One of the ways in which
it can be most challenging comes in the conflict between our expectations,
conflicts, or biases … read more.
In 1845, the British explorer Sir John Franklin set out on an expedition to find the mythical Northwest Passage – a sea route for sailing from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean by passing north of Canada. Although these days, climate change is making that … read more.