Speaker: Rev. Jill Cowie

Groundbreakers

Join Anne (Andy) Perkins, recent author of Yale Needs Women, and Rev. Jill for a celebration of International Women’s Day, the women’s movement and the gains made. What made the changes possible? What stood in the way? What lessons can we learn for today in … read more.

Becoming Wise

King Solomon, the greatest sage of ancient Israel exclaims: “Wisdom is brilliant she never fades. By those who love her she is readily seen. By those who seek her she is readily found.” Psychologist Robert Kegan speaks of wisdom as the gateway to integrity and … read more.

Seeking What Unites Us

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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 … read more.

Lynching

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Maya Angelou once said “History despite its wrenching pain, cannot be un-lived but if faced with courage need not be lived again.” We as a nation, must face our legacy of lynching, something, Ida B. Wells, a 19th Century Unitarian anti-lynching activist considered to … read more.

1. Start Going to Church

Start the New Year by making “going to church” your first New Year’s resolution! Come and find out how “sacred habits” can make a big difference in your life.

The Power of Awe

Research shows that even brief experiences of awe attune us to the common humanity we share with others. Come to a service to honor Hanukkah and to explore the enduring power of awe that strengthens our caring, creativity and our health.

Waiting and Expectation

Waiting and anticipation are part of the season of Advent and the lead up to getting those Christmas, Hanukah, and Kwanza presents. They say that anticipating something fun like a vacation is a large part of the joy we get out of it. But it … read more.