First UU, the HUUB and University of Orange present our 3rd annual Community Seder!
Topic: Faith + Works
What does it mean to be an instrument of peace? How do we know what we’re FOR? How do these compasses we develop over time work when we have to discern and make decisions for the work we want to contribute, and spend our time doing?
The theme for our Winter/Spring 2021 Faith + Works series is Pandemic as Portal. Join us for our first event of 2021 with Winston Nelson:
Winston Nelson is a musician, songwriter, producer and the minister of music at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Orange. Winston … read more.
Our emotional response to threat, real or perceived, is fear. Threats can be so great and the fear so paralyzing that we become ineffectual in our work. Yet, transformation, both personal and collective is born out of fear. How do we get from fear to change? Where love exists, fear is absent. Work rooted in love changes the world.
Like a seed planted perhaps by a grandmother’s weathered hands pushed carefully into the soil or maybe by a birds’ droppings, it is unseen in that form again…. Faith is that which is tended with the work of love, and the hope that it brings forth flowers or barley.
First UU has made the theme for the fall Faith + Works series Turn on the Love to keep our spirits high as we continue to navigate the complexities of this pandemic. Join us as we Turn on the Love with Dr. Lourdes Rodriguez:
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This month Frank Barszcz will talk about his experience as a Unitarian Universalist and the impact it has had on his life and his work.
Join us Online – register at the Upcoming Services button below for the Zoom link! – or join us On Site for a socially distanced gathering at church.
This month we are combining FAITH + WORKS and our annual Flower Communion! We can’t gather to plant our front beds with annual flowers this year, and Lori will honor the tradition during this service. Register at the event page for the Zoom link!
Join us to celebrate the 130th anniversary of First UU, springtime, and liberation in this confusing moment.
Please join us for FAITH+WORKS with Dr. Bob Fullilove via Zoom on Sunday, March 22nd at 4pm as we continue to practice social distancing.
Dr. Bob Fullilove will speak on the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI) and his 10 years of experience teaching college-level courses in three prisons that are part of BPI.