Is homelessness a choice? Is panhandling wrong? Does it intrude? Should we give, or are we taken advantage of? How should we act? Dr. Cristopher Taylor, director of The Upper Room of Erie, will share his thoughts. Leigh Kostis, Service Coordinator. Musician: Jackson Froman
We gather together in joyous thanksgiving each year. Or we take time to reflect on those who were left out of Massasoit’s first feast. How can we celebrate mindfully? Come hear the choir and help make sandwiches Speaker: Rev. Charlie. Musician: Jackson Froman.
The election is over. The war is over. One hundred years ago, the War To End All Wars ended with the Armistice. How do we lament? How do we share our bounty? How do we build a community when some are suffering?
Speaker: Rev. Charlie. … read more.
Finding a basis of hope in moments of despair. Gaining incentives to advance, even when times are out of joint. UUCE members and friends — Chris DeCrease, Clyde Wolper, Mary Szpara, and Al Richardson — will share their reflections for a better world.
Musician: Jan … read more.
In a society where trust has been violated, you can’t simply say “oops!” How do we go forward, building trust in our institutions and each other? Come, hear the choir sing! Make sandwiches after the service!
We plan for emergencies. We worry about what might happen. But how does that fear change our behavior? Beloved Community is here before us, but we do not see it. Sometimes a ceramic tile holds the secret of love.
! Service will be in Girard at … read more.
Erie Art Museum Curator Susan Barnett and Education Director Kelly Armor present a lively dialog on how visual artists and musicians have bravely stood up to all manner of oppressive regimes. Be inspired at how the pen, brush, and guitar, and voice have proved mightier … read more.
The array of human genes selected thousands of years ago enabled our ancestral clans to survive alongside wooly mammoths and giant cave bears. Are we adapted for a global society and technological threats? Musicians: James Pearson and Hannah Olanrewaju.
In Fr. Gregory Boyle’s new book, Barking to the Choir, he invites us to “find kinship with one another and reconvinces us all of our own goodness.”
We will recognize our Religious Education teachers this morning.
Musician: Jackson Froman.
This morning’s sermon was purchased by Bob Guthrie at the Service Auction and will wrestle with the question of how we define a life. If we create a life form, such as artificial intelligence, does it have inherent worth and dignity as do humans? Is … read more.