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Full Service – August 9th, 2020 – The Whole Package

August 9, 2020 Full Service – Being BraveContinuing our series on courage, today we will explore and consider the emotional courage needed to become whole human beings; brave, prophetic, connected, strong, vulnerable, intimate, afraid, ecstatic, tearful, more. “This being human is a guest house…” Make your offering at https://tiny.cc/fusd-give Share0 Tweet0 Share0 To share this

Stayin’ Alive Mini Auction This Summer

FirstAnnounce Stayin’ Alive Mini Auction News(thanks to Helen Berkman for the post)-On-line bidding for the Mini-Auction ends at 10:00p tomorrow! (Friday August 7th).  Time to check and finalize your bids, as baskets and homemade foods are popular and you may need to bid again! Plus, a few spaces are still available on an October Halloween-y

Community Read

FirstAnnounce August Dates for Community Read(thanks to Julie Meyers for the post)-The Racial Justice Project is happy to announce that we will be proceeding with our planned Community Read of So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo. This is a very accessible book to help us understand why it is so hard

Full Service – August 2nd, 2020 – Being Brave

August 2, 2020 Full Service – Being BravePerhaps the most storied and obvious aspect of courage, today we’ll ponder physical courage. Is the person getting cancer treatment or the bullied child who goes to school any less brave than the proverbial soldier? Make your offering at https://tiny.cc/fusd-give Share0 Tweet0 Share0 To share this story, please

Wall of Unitarians

Wall of UnitariansAn open letter by Stu Ferguson What does a wall of Unitarians look like? Putting a faith-based organization behind a protest effort gives mainstream support for Black Lives Matter and the current issue of police brutality. It may encourage other liberal religious groups to join the movement. In last week’s FUSD coffee klatch zoom call,

August 2020 Ploughshare

Click To Download  PDF August 2020 Ploughshare Posted Date: August 1, 2020 

When Did You Last Laugh?

Breaking Up with Social MediaOr trying to.  Maybe considering it.  Someday.Hi.  My name is Erin, and I have a problem.  I’m addicted to social media.  At first, it was the bulletin boards of AOL, then, sharing songs over a shared network.  Then it grew to having a profile on Myspace, broadcasting my love of Broadway to anyone

A Cultural Activist Piece of Mike’s Mind…

A Cultural Activist Piece of Mike’s Mind…By request, my column this month is a portion of the sermon from July 12th on white supremacy culture.“…When we say white supremacy culture, we are referring to the common cultural assumptions, cultural expectations, cultural associations…, the hundreds of unspoken, unwritten, but intimately familiar ways that culturally exclude, punish,

Hospitality

HospitalityHospitality is an ancient value.  Legend has it the Hebrew prophet Elijah would wander about disguised as a beggar to test whether people would be hospitable or hostile.  On one occasion, a rabbi turned him away, only to learn later that it was Elijah in disguise. The moral in the Hebrew tradition is that you

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