Easter is about a world changing moment. Easter is about the end of assumptions. There is a spiritual message in this religious holiday. Let’s explore. Come hear the choir and Jackson Froman, too.
Rev. Charlie Dieterich
As we approach the spring holidays let us consider the lesson of Exodus – the story of a nation leaving oppression. What muse, what god came to Moses inspiring him to advocate for change? What motivates us to commit to the future? Music from Hannah … read more.
It’s St. Patrick’s Day, but it’s also the end of winter, and, this being Erie, it will probably be snowing. Let’s talk about compromise and perfectionism, and celebrating the small victories of life. With Jackson and the Choir!
Finding hope in the worst of circumstances is an expression of faith. Let’s ask what the role of roses in winter really is and how community can help us find the positive together. Jackson plays.
This month’s theme, “Inclusion” is bigger than acceptance, bigger than welcome. Edwin Markham, in his poem Outwitted, celebrates the victory of inclusion over exclusion, of love over hate, name calling and oppression. Musician: Jackson Froman.
St. Valentine’s Day is advertised as a day for love between two people… spouses, perhaps other relatives. When I was in elementary school we would make valentines for everybody in the class, whether we liked them or not. How wide can you open your heart … read more.
Start your holiday with community. We will sing and listen and share sweets, with anthems and readings. Stay for the reception.
Please bring one or two dozen cookies to share if you are able.
Stay safe! But if you’re able to join us, please do for “From Non-Violence to the March on Washington”. Martin Luther King Jr. was inspired by a gay Quaker who was either invisible or hated by white society. Rustin was organizer, activist and philosopher from … read more.
Dr. Howard Thurman reset the meaning of Christmas in his litany of work from healing, to celebration. How do we start anew on a journey of joy and hope?
Musician: Jackson Froman.
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Christmas comes once a year and it seems everyone is celebrating. How have Unitarians and Universalists contributed to the general festivities? Our choir sings carols and songs of joy. Musician: Jackson Froman.