One More Step
Sunday, March 3, 10:30am
Rev. Dr. Susanne Intriligator
“And the world cannot be discovered by a journey of miles, no matter how long,
but only by a spiritual journey, a journey of one inch,
very arduous and humbling and joyful, by which we arrive at the ground at our own feet,
and learn to be at home.” — Wendell Berry
Where are you on your spiritual journey?
Are you sure your path is one of becoming who you really are? Or could it be about
unbecoming who you are not?
Across time and space, religions have invited (or required) followers to travel, to set off on religious journeys and visit holy sites — whether it’s the Muslim Hajj to Mecca, or the Christian trekking Spain’s Camino de Santiago, or a Buddhist on pilgrimage across India and Nepal. To introduce March’s worship theme of Journey, Rev. Susanne investigates the human impulse to travel, literally and metaphorically.
The holiday season calls forth so many feelings: nostalgia, joy, hope, excitement.
And also, for many of us, loneliness, loss, heartbreak, and worry.
How can we prepare for, and even welcome, the fullness and the mystery of the season?
“Salvation UU Style”. For many Christians, salvation is achieved by accepting Jesus as their Lord and Savior, and Heaven is their eternal garden of paradise. What do Unitarians and Universalists say about salvation and how has salvation evolved since the Puritans landed in Plymouth? We welcome our Guest Speaker Marianne DiBlasi to our pulpit today.
“Love Does Not Disappear: A Service for All Souls” How do we remember and honor our loved ones?
What do we hold on to? What — and how — do we let go? Feel free to bring a memento of a loved one who’s passed on, to place on our altar during the service.
“Looking Back To Move Forward” How can suburban UUs cooperate to support
and empower our urban neighbors? The Senior Minister of the UU Urban Ministry, Rev. Mary Margaret Earl will reflect on the way we use our history, both individual and collective, to move us into the future and toward justice.
Reminder: Please see the October Lightbearer for a general introduction to the MUUC Board and an invitation to all members to attend our meetings and to read our meeting minutes on the members’ section of the church website.The Board had our monthly meeting last Thursday Sept. 20. This month’s meeting featured a couple of good examples of the […]