One of my favorite times of the week is Sunday before the service begins. I love greeting our multicultural, multigenerational crowd gathering for Sunday services and our Religious Exploration program. There is a lot of chatter, people who haven’t seen each other since last week and always someone returning who hasn’t been there for a […]
"Faith Matters" Blog
Welcome to "Faith Matters," the Monday blog written by UUCF's ministers and congregational lay leaders.
Religious Exploration Volunteers Are a Great Blessing
When I was growing up in my Christian household, I was frequently reminded by my parents to “count my blessings.” As a child, I usually enumerated the comforts of life and expressed my gratitude to a beneficent creator for the material goods bestowed: notably chocolate ice cream, my bedazzled jean jacket, Jasper (my gerbil) and […]
Finding Our Way to Self-Care
As I played with my 3-year-old grandson yesterday, he became dismayed to learn that the creek behind grandma’s house was running high, preventing us from crossing over into the park. While scouting another route across the water, a police officer appeared with his dog on the other side. My grandson shouted, “There’s a policeman, he […]