Speaker: 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.

Fake News vs. Good News

A traditional UU Christmas Eve Service reflecting on the intersection of hope, faith, courage, and compassion led by Rev. Barnaby. Special music: Timothy Cummings and Francois Clemmons. Readings from the Christmas Story and congregational carol singing and lighting of candles and singing of Silent Night.

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Looking for Hope

“There is more hope somewhere….” one of our hymns claims. Is there any skill involved in finding it? Rev. Barnaby reflected on this.

Losing Hope

Rev. Barnaby looked at the ways we lose hope and how this holiday season teaches us to respond.  (Today’s offering was divided among our part-time employees as a holiday bonus).

For the Taking, or Sharing

It’s our distribution of love rather than the total available that leaves so many people malnourished. Rev. Barnaby suggested that if we viewed it as God’s love rather than our own, we’d do a better job.