Monthly Archives: September 2015

Letting Go

What if We Stopped Doing a Few Things?

We are offered lots of advice in life. At workshops on church leadership, experts tell us how to identify challenges, to observe with fresh perspective, and to lead from a spiritual core. We hear about the inevitability of … read more.

Beyond Our Control

Sermon by Rev. Sue Browning

How many here have seen the Prudential Insurance TV commercial with the yellow and blue magnets?

[See the video clip at the end of this post.]

Here is the set-up. There is a crowd of people in a park, diverse in age and … read more.

Our Board’s Input

This September we were excited to renew Rev. Sue’s contract. One of the big decisions our Board has made regarding her next year with us has to do with how she spends her time as a half-time minister. While we trust that leading half of … read more.

Frederick Douglass Day 2015

This afternoon it was good to wander the exhibits, hear storytellers, singers and speakers, and of course eat, at Easton’s celebration in honor of Frederick Douglass. Every time I turned around I bumped into congregants from UUFE enjoying the spirit of the day. I’m so … read more.

A Glimpse of the Pope

Today Bill and I headed to the National Mall to be a part of the pope’s visit. We spent most of our time at the climate justice event, and had a chance to “see” the pope (ok, at a distance) when he came out on … read more.

Freedom Fund Lunch

U.S. Rep. Elijah E Cummings will be the keynote speaker for the Talbot County Branch of the NAACP’s Freedom Fund Luncheon at 1 pm October 17. The luncheon will be held at the Church of God’s Family Life Center, 1009 N. Washington Street, Easton. … read more.

Spirituality – We Are All Related

The Lakota people’s traditions are grounded in practices of welcome and gratitude, and their spiritual practices celebrate the deep connections across all cultures and boundaries. At our 27 September service, we learned about the Native American celebration of the Autumnal Equinox with Pastor John Moore.  Such traditions around the solstice and … read more.

Falling into a UU Routine

We’re on the edge of summer, waiting for those cooler temperatures and the hints of color that will soon burst forth along the roadways and waterways of our area. It’s fall! And with that often comes new routines, schedules, and maybe even a transition or … read more.

Enter, Rejoice and Come In

Sue Browning
Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton

 

I love the hymn we sang this morning. Enter, Rejoice and Come In. As a start, it’ssingable.” And it’s upbeat, with a sense of optimism and possibility. Like the ancient psalms, which called for a joyful noise … read more.