Tribalism is an accurate name for the animosity we are experiencing right now. But instead of accepting it, Robert Wright describes how we can work to overcome it in “How Mindfulness Can Heal the World”. His insight into evolutionary psychology and Buddhism offer us a … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Jim Coakley
Perhaps the greatest sign of covenant with the Roman Catholic Church is the act of kissing the Pope’s ring. It is supposed to be an outward symbol of a deeply felt covenant, yet history has shown that hasn’t always been the case. Although Unitarian Universalists … read more.
Thankfully, the darkness of the pandemic turned out to be more of a womb than a tomb. We used the long quiet time to reimagine the possibilities of our congregations and each Fellowship has moved boldly forward. We are now called to re-engage and together … read more.
Spencer Johnson’s popular change management book “Who Moved My Cheese” provides a great parable about how we adapt to change. We can either sit around and hope our old favorite cheese will come back or we can go find a new favorite. The coming program … read more.
In addition to supporting congregations as they transition out of the pandemic, this year’s General Assembly was primarily focused on the institutional changes started four years ago. We are transforming ourselves into the truly welcoming organization we have always aspired to become.
This month we remember the 100th anniversary of one of the worst tragedies of racial violence in the United States, the Tulsa Race Massacre; an untold story kept hidden for almost a century. Driven by a climate of extreme racial tension and set off by … read more.
Our annual flower communion service will still be held virtually but let us celebrate the resilience of our community over the last year! Have your flower nearby when you log onto the service and be prepared to share your feelings about it. Does your flower … read more.
Back when we still could gather physically, the Open Circle Fellowship held a service auction. Sylvia Reed purchased a sermon of her choice and now I can finally fulfill that commitment. In alignment with our theme this month, we will explore how some traditional societies … read more.
Recently I’ve had a number of conversations with folks who are very happy with their Fellowship but are tongue tied when they try to tell others about it. Let’s explore why this is so and find the words to share our joy with others.
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