January 19, 2020, "Martin Luther King: An Unsung Freedom Fighter" - Eric Acree, Service Leader
Eric will look at how Martin Luther King, Jr. ties directly in with a continuum of Black freedom fighters since the conception of the “Americas.” His reflections will also raise the question of whether America has lived up to the words that King spoke of at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, in August 1963. The Unicorn Singers will provide the music.
January 26, 2020, “Neighbors”—The Fourth Source (#4 in a series) - Rev. Margie Allen
“Jewish and Christian teachings which call us to respond to God's love by loving our neighbors as ourselves.” A close look at the fourth of the six sources from which our living tradition draws. Dan Weymouth and Claudia Jacobs are our musicians.
February 2, 2020, “Spring Cleaning”—Imbolc - Rev. Margie Allen
In Celtic pagan tradition, the celebration called Imbolc falls halfway between the winter solstice and the spring equinox. It’s one of four “cross-quarter” holidays in a cycle of eight. Imbolc marks the point in the year when earth-centered communities begin to lay the foundation for a fruitful year.
February 9, 2020, Black History Month - Racial Concerns Committee
February 16, 2020, “Poetry as Scripture” - Rev. Margie Allen
We explore the nature of poetry and its relationship to scripture as a carrier of wisdom through the ages, wisdom that strengthens our capacity to live harmoniously on the web of all life. Poetry is the liquid voice that can wear through stone. ~Adrienne Rich
February 23, 2020, “Reason”—The Fifth Source (#5 in a series) - Rev. Margie Allen
"Humanist teachings which counsel us to heed the guidance of reason and the results of science, and warn us against idolatries of the mind and spirit.” A close look at the fifth of the six sources from which our living tradition draws.