Kelly Armor likes to say she went to study traditional music in East Africa because she was “a frustrated classical flute player looking for an alternative.” She lived with families in Kenya and Tanzania from 1986-1988 and learned the songs, culture, and the Swahili language. … read more.
Grit. Determination. Fortitude. A willingness to look back to see more clearly ahead. A desire to participate in history. No doubt, our Erie has faced great adversity, but Erie residents are working toward a bright future. And outsiders are taking note: “There are so many … read more.
Service Coordinator: Dixie Morrow
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.
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.