Monthly Archives: March 2015

As Time Goes By

Sermon by Nancy Orr   I chose Lewis Carroll’s nonsense poem about Father William as our “thoughts for all ages” as a counterpoint to the rather demeaning and negative images and stereotypes about aging which are so much a part of popular culture. I must admit that I felt challenged by giving a title to … Continued

To Bow and To Bend

Sermon by Sadie Lansdale   There is a storm approaching. The oak, which is the tallest tree by the lake, looks down at the reeds by his trunk. The wind picks up a little and the reeds begin to shake. The oak says, “I feel really bad for you. You must think Nature is so … Continued

Get Involved. Make Peace. Is Life Fair?

Children’s Religious Education The elementary classroom (grades 2nd – 4th) will begin the month finishing up a lesson called “Get Involved.”  This session demonstrates how children can affirm and promote our fifth Unitarian Universalist Principle, the right of conscience and the use of the democratic process. Then there will be lessons called “Make Peace.” In … Continued

Why I Give

You will be asked to reflect this month on why you are committed to this Fellowship. You will be asked to think about what you can contribute. I started the month by thinking about the same things. The answer, for me, is simple. I give because UUFE is a special place, and it’s important to … Continued

Learning from Selma?

This month is the 50th anniversary of the march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in support of voting rights. I recently watched the new movie ‘Selma’ with UUFE’s high school youth. The movie includes scene after scene of the leaders in struggle to decide be best tactical steps to change voting rights policy. Their burdens … Continued

The Fire of Commitment

Sue Browning Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton   Reading Lessons from Geese When you see geese flying along in “V” formation, you might consider what science has discovered as to why they fly that way. As each bird flaps its wings, it creates an uplift for the bird immediately following. By flying in “V” … Continued