How do we go about building resilient communities that honor and strengthen our place within the interdependent web of existence? How do we cultivate a sense of balance and groundedness in our activism and everyday lives? The service will include special music by violinists, Richard Hsu & Heidi Powell.
February 1st: SLEDDING PARTY at Woodlawn – we will leave directly after Time for All Ages and be back in time for Potluck. Please make sure children are dressed warmly and leave their sled on the walkway entrance to the community room. Our youngest children (Penguin classroom and infants) will remain in the RE Wing […]
In a poem she wrote called, “Trusting the Spiral,” Joanna Macy writes, “active hope is not wishful thinking, nor waiting to be rescued by the Lone Ranger or by some savior. Active hope is waking up to the beauty of life on whose behalf we can act…Active hope is [encouraging in us] a readiness to […]
This month’s worship theme is RESILIENCE: the practice of staying the course. How is resilience (or being resilient) a part of your life journey? From whence or from whom have you found the strength to live through difficulties and in the process grow more flexible, more accepting of your struggles, more compassionate toward yourself and […]
February’s worship theme is RESILIENCE: the practice of staying the course. On this Sunday Bob Dickens, Worship Leader, and Worship Associates Anne Funderburk, Wayne Smith and Maria Burdette will share their thoughts of this topic.
When I heard the learn’d astronomer, When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns before me, When I was shown the charts and diagrams, to add, divide, and measure them, When I sitting heard the astronomer where he lectured with much applause in the lecture-room, How soon unaccountable I […]
At a recent monthly Quiet Day gathering at the Alcyon Center in Seal Cove, I heard a woman offer a definition of the word spirit that has stayed with me. “Spirit,” she said, is “animating courage.” How is spirit (understood as such) present & nurtured in your life? How does being a part of a […]
A UU colleague, the Rev. Meg Riley, minister of the Church of the Larger Fellowship, recently wrote in an article in the UU World that she’s only now coming to see how she, as a white woman, really has no idea what it’s like to be a person of color in this country. On this […]
PASA (Peace and Social Action Committee) and Adult RE are planning a book group on Naomi Klein’s “This Changes Everything” which has some great ideas on how we can move forward with the challenge of climate change. She argues that unregulated capitalism will not allow meaningful action on the climate crisis we face. We plan […]
Ellsworth Farmers’ Market Winter Schedule at UUCE is as follows: The Market will be held in the Community Room the first and third Saturday, January through April from 9:30 to 12:30. January 3 and 17 February 7 and 2 March 7 and 21 April 4 and 18