The Center of Disease Control says we are in the throes of a national suicide epidemic. Sharon will share her journey of resilience since her husband committed suicide two years ago. Rev Jill will engage us in a ritual of intention and healing, as we … read more.
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- The Covenanting Team is hosting 6 facilitation sessions
- Healing Conversations Grief Group
- Caring Circle for those Impacted by Depression, Addiction, and Suicide
- Starting Points
- Coming Soon! 2020 Auction!
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-The Social Justice Ministries Council
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Who we are
We are a liberal religious community of people of all ages who hold diverse theological beliefs. We come not only from Harvard, but also from many surrounding towns. We gather together "in the spirit of love," to worship, to learn, and to care for one another. We come together both to be comforted and accepted for who we are, and to be challenged to transform and grow as moral and spiritual persons.
We believe in the value of personal experience and reason, and use both as we explore the wisdom of the world's religious traditions, seeking to find and make meaning for ourselves. We celebrate and honor the prophetic words and deeds of many of those who've come before us, which call us to serve not only one another, but also those outside of our community. We long for a world that is fair and just and filled with compassion, and we work to make it so.
We welcome you! We'd love to have you join us on our journey!
Seeking What Unites Us
Psychologist once thought resilience was a fixed trait some of us had and some us didn’t. Research now shows that we are all resilient most of the time and it’s a capacity we can strengthen. Resilience is like the art of Kintsugi (golden joining) where our broken places are mended with gold lacquer. In the spirit of Black History Month, this service explores the alchemy of compassion and dignity as the gold that heals us a person and as a people. As Harvard Professor Donna Hick’s writes “if indignity tears us apart, dignity can put us together again."