Monthly Archives: September 2016

Shedding Light on Underlying Bias

Sermon by Sue Browning Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton   Reading Excerpt from Waking Up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race, a memoir by Debby Irving:  “One Friday afternoon, in year 1 of my journey, I’d been enjoying a new friendship with Rebecca, a black woman whose daughter played field hockey … Continued

UU liFE – The Parts We Left Out

Sermon by Don Barker   Opening Words by Paul Simon, from Kathy’s Song: And so you see I have come to doubt All that I once held as true. I stand alone without beliefs. The only truth I know is you. And as I watch the drops of rain weave their weary paths and die, … Continued

Court of Special Appeals Finds In Favor of Talbot Interfaith Shelter

On Thursday, September 15, 2016, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals (COSA) upheld the Talbot County Board of Zoning decision to grant a special exception permit for Talbot Interfaith Shelter (TIS) to operate a shelter at 107 Goldsborough Street (Easton’s Promise) in Easton.  The original permit was awarded on July 29, 2014, and was appealed … Continued

The Web of Life

“It’s like a spider web!” They announced with pride. And they were right. The overlapping, zig-zag pattern of cris-crossing yarn threads we had created on the table we sat around looked just like a spider web. (Minus one of those fear-inducing arachnids.) This was a typical Sunday lesson. One in which we focused on our … Continued

UU liFE for the servant of Mercutio and that Italian grandmother from Hoboken

What’s more remarkable than starting an amateur acting career at age 60? — Taking John along with you. UUFE’s Jane Terebey traces her path from the Catholic-Protestant crucible, through a career in the infosphere, to center stage in community theater.   And talks about the role she’d like to play —  and other Big Questions. UU liFE: Where … Continued

What Do We Expect of This Community?

Sermon by Sue Browning Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton  Reading (excerpt “Everything I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten” by Robert Fulgrum) “Each spring, for many years, I have set myself the task of writing a person statement of belief: a Credo. When I was younger, the statement ran for many pages, … Continued

UU liFE on Fifth Avenue

UUFE’s Nina Wahl traces her path through five or six foster-churches, along Wall Street and Fifth Avenue, to UU liFE’s Five Big Questions.     UU liFE: Where were you raised, and how? Nina: I was born into a colorful but dysfunctional family in Grand Rapids, Michigan. I was the youngest of what I knew then … Continued