The Sound of Moral Outcry

Nov. 12, 2018. By Intern Minister Pippin Whitaker. I write this blog in the wake of yet another mass shooting. I fear this will not be the last time I write such words. A colleague recently asked on a Facebook group, “When is it appropriate to gather in community and scream?” I’m thinking … “Now!” But how do we do this? What is the communal scream that I hope to express? It is not the angry cry for battle, nor the desperate cry for help. I cannot help but think of the sounds of labor. Before having my first child, I sat in a childbirth class and saw videos of […]

Prayer on the Eve of an Election

Nov. 5, 2018. By Senior Minister Rev. David A. Miller. Tomorrow, as we practice our Unitarian Universalist faith by supporting the democratic process, here is a prayer to guide this vital action for the future of our republic. I urge you to vote for the inherent worth and dignity of all. As the banner in front of our congregation proclaiming our values says – “Love is Love.” Voting those values may be more important now than ever before. Prayer on the Eve of an Election by Tess Baumberger Spirit of Wisdom, As we prepare to elect new citizens to lead us, in our communities, town and cities, in our counties, […]