It’s our distribution of love rather than the total available that leaves so many people malnourished. Rev. Barnaby suggests that if we viewed it as God’s love rather than our own, we’d do a better job.
Rev. Barnaby Feder
Barnaby Feder is the settled minister at CVUUS. Before becoming a minister Barnaby worked for twenty-seven years as a reporter for the New York Times. Barnaby’s wife, Michele Lowy, is an elementary school teacher. They have three children, two sons and a daughter.
Rev. Barnaby responded to questions from the congregation in his annual “Press Conference” service and welcomed new members of CVUUS.
Barnaby lead a tour through our hymnals reminding us how our forebears dealt with challenging times and issues.
Rev. Barnaby considered the spiritual dimensions of the saying “we are what we eat” at a time when our food chain begs for transformation and encouraged us to stay for coffee hour. Theresa Gleason shared her testimony about her passages, including growing organic wheat with her husband Ben.
Rev. Barnaby spoke about how lives are transformed by aging and the years when our common finish line comes into view. Piper Harrell shared her testimony about Coming of Age, which she co-leads this year with Alli Izzard.
Rev. Barnaby reflected on Gandhi and other prophets of love and justice who have shown us what extreme transformation looks like. We dove into lives that make us simultaneously hopeful and scared of human nature. Margy Young shared on the decision of her daughter Meg Young to house a Honduran mother and child as they seek asylum. This month’s donation is in support of the legal fund for this.
We gathered at the Stone’s Farm in Orwell for our annual Labor Day Weekend service and picnic.
Rev. Barnaby described a promising way to find a sense of purpose in our lives when we feel we are at loose ends.
Rev. Barnaby shared two stories, one of creation and one of rebirth, that address the question of why we matter.
Rev. Barnaby reflected on the dramatic elements, both tragic and comic, of UU History.
Time for All Ages: That’s Our Story and We’re Sticking to It Rev. Barnaby, Asa Baker Rouse, Sydney Singh, … read more.