Category: Minister’s Messages

Black Lives Matter

Dear Beloveds,

I am thinking about what’s going on in Minneapolis and in many major cities across the country and my heart breaks. A friend who lives in Minneapolis told me about how bad it is, how impossible it is to sleep and concentrate. … read more.

Coming of Age Celebration

What an amazing day Sunday was as we celebrated our Coming of Age Youth. The fact that 75 plus people stayed on-line and signed into 6 different zoom meetings as we troubleshooted Zoom is testimony to our care for one another. Thank … read more.

Blessing in the Chaos – Jan Richardson

Dear Beloveds,

A blessing for you on this day written by Janet Richardson. My heart is with you, with such gratitude, lament, and hope. I look forward to “seeing” on Sunday as David Radue and I share worship together holding our collective grief and … read more.

Tips for Coping Well with Covid-19

David Treadway, a member and a psychologist passed along to me some coping mechanism for this challenging time. We talked about them yesterday during the ministers chat and found them helpful.
If you don’t have time to read. Please look to the Bonus video last … read more.

What Does It Mean to Be A People of Possibility?

“Turning to One Another”

There is no power greater than a community discovering what it cares about.
Ask: “What’s possible?” not “What’s wrong?” Keep asking.
Notice what you care about.
Assume that many others share your dreams.
Be brave enough to start a conversation that matters.
… read more.

What Does It Mean To Gather In Hope?

What Does It Mean to Gather in Hope as Unitarian Universalists?

Take a breath, and notice how you feel in your body, and how the world around you feels. Take a breath for the day you have had so far. And a breath for this precious … read more.

What Does It Mean to Gather With Abundance?

“Living in a World of Abundance”

Parker Palmer writes, “The quality of our active lives depends heavily on whether we assume a world of scarcity or a world of abundance. Do we inhabit a universe where the basic things that people need – from food and … read more.

Religious Prejudice and Islam

Consider This column in The Harvard Press, November 3, 2016

By Rev. J. Mark Worth

The Police Log in the October 21 Harvard Press reports that anti-Muslim graffiti was painted on the wall of the Route 2 overpass on Depot Road. A local family believed the graffiti … read more.