If you are reading this, it is at least somewhat likely that you have a basic belief system that aligns with UUism, but attendance . . . that is a whole different question. Why do some people choose to attend a religious service and others don’t? We gather together. . .. but why?
Rev. Kellie shows how the rituals we create can help us deal with loss and create a place in our hearts & memories for our loved ones who have died but continue to be part of our lives.
In anticipation of Election Day (which not runs for about a month) I’ll share some fun facts and some things you probably don’t know (along with some you do) about a few of our ecclesiastical forbears. Along with some life lessons.
Reverend Earl Holt
Borrowing from a poem by British poet Philip Larkin, a reflection on religion in an era of spirituality (the two are not the same), and the future of what Eliot called the “Permanent Things” in an age of anxiety.
A consideration inspired by the words of the eminent philosopher Alfred North Whitehead who in a series of 1926 lectures, later published as the book Religion in the Making, wrote: “What should emerge from religion is individual worth of character.”
Definitely NOT the first of a series, but the first of the “P & Ps” as they are sometimes fondly called, affirming “The inherent worth and dignity of every person.”
Where did they come from? Why do we have them? Have they ever been changed? How did your Interim Minister improve them? The answers to these and other questions will be revealed.