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 explores the problem that Intentions, even good ones, start with “I”. That’s a huge problem in a world where white folks need to get better at recognizing racism’s impact on BIPoC folks if our nation is to make more progress in … read more.
Rev. Barnaby reflects on why people might see us as naive, nerdy, and nuts, and why we might want to say “Thank you!”. With Karl Lindholm assisting. Followed by social hour in the Ann Ross Fellowship Hall.
ON SITE & ZOOM. MLK’s dream for us has Christian roots and a growing appeal in UU World, as evidenced by its central position in the proposed 8th Principle. But how is it defined and why are some UU’s afraid that it is a code … read more.
Rev. Barnaby reflected on whether there is any good time or way to talk about this. This service addressed hard subjects excluded from Christmas Eve, in a reversed order of service with the sermon coming early. See service details: OOS Jan 1 2023
We shared reflections as we were moved from meditation with gentle recorded music playing in the background. Children were welcome to attend, but there was no nursery coverage or RE while staff are on vacation.
ON SITE & ZOOM. Led by Rev. Barnaby with special music and readings from the Christmas Story. At 7 pm we heard Christmas carols played by a pickup band featuring Neil Chippendale, the Harringtons, and Ronnie Romano. Glendon Ingalls joined the service on trumpet. Ended … read more.
ON SITE & ZOOM. Rev. Barnaby reflects on how being in transition can be a time of abundant gifts as well as anxiety for us as a community as well as individually assisted by Becky Strum with our Choir. The House Band played selections by Vince … read more.
ON SITE & ZOOM.Rev. Barnaby led us through the second in his series on tools we need to thrive in this year of transition. Assisted by Liam Battjes Greenwood. Skylar Franklin shared a testimony in honor of last Sunday’s Transgender Day of Appreciation. We … read more.
ON SITE & ZOOM. Rev. Barnaby reflected on what black holes have to do with proposed changes to our UU Principles. Assisted by Karl Lindholm. Proposed “8th” UU Principle: Dismantling Systemic Racism: Thanks to those who came to a congregational conversation following worship to explore this … read more.