by Rev. Jennifer Brooks. We are poised in a unique moment. Despite deep divisions in the world today, many people have become aware that those divisions are artificial. They are artificial because they’re the product of difference turned to exclusion instead of to creativity and insight. Here at UUCF, we’re working on creative ways to recognize difference and treat it respectfully. At the “Exploring Diversity” Dinners, for example, we have a chance to deepen our connections with one another as we practice this skill. Here’s the thing. We have to see one another. We have to be open. We have to be willing to accept another person’s understanding of themselves […]
Sat., Feb. 10, 6-9 p.m., Sanctuary. (Setup will start at 5:30 p.m.) $10 suggested admission donation. We need lots of volunteers for setup, cleanup, buying food in advance and bringing side dishes. Sign up here to enter cookoff and/or volunteer. Click here for guidelines. Questions? Contact Kathy Bridgeman. Features chili competition, live music, dancing and tons of fun for all ages. Chili entries compete in three categories: meat, vegetarian and youth.