Rev. Barnaby reflects on the changing and expanding identities of the mythical “every person” whose worth and dignity we strive to affirm and promote.
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.
When we are not our best selves, affirming the inherent worth and dignity of every person gets harder. But we are almost never the whole problem. Led by Rev. Barnaby.
The congregation was led in a sing-along of Dunk Down by MaMuse
Jason Duquette-Hoffman read … read more.
Rev. Barnaby reflected on how many principles UU’s really claim to affirm and promote and what this pretending in seven says about us.
Marnie Wood offered a testimony about how she was led to Flower Co-op service.
Karl Lindholm and Wren Colwell read Who Says Unitarian … read more.
What does a faith community do with no God to order it around? Listen to Rev. Barnaby’s response.
We also welcomed new baby Rory Larkin Timmons into our congregation, heard from Conservation Law Foundation’s Director Jen Duggan,
sang I Stand for Love by David Roth,
The Bible talks of gathering stones, but this was our time to gather water, our principles and our souls in community — a joyful time for all ages to celebrate the new church year!
Our CVUUS Choir, led by Choir Director Lucy Tenenbaum, called us to … read more.
In honor of Labor Day, Rev. Barnaby led a sharing of memories of important life lessons learned in our first jobs.
and a sing-a-long!
Swimming to the Other Side by Pat Humphries
We are living ‘neath the great Big Dipper
We are washed by the very same … read more.
Using the art displayed in his office, Rev. Barnaby explored how the art we bring into our work spaces tells stories, keeps us sane, and invites connection. We shared stories of our favorite workplace art.
Our Spirituality and the Arts summer worship series looked ahead to the 4th of July with a look at protest music and art as a reflection of where we find community… Our Fifth Sunday donee was TRUUsT (Transgender Religious UU professionals Together), which supports trans … read more.
Rev. Barnaby found scores of them from a range of “big thinkers” collected all in one science-oriented book. He’s interested in what you think was left out:
Followed by our Annual Meeting.
Rev. Barnaby reflected on how CVUUS can fly when common wisdom says we can’t. We assembled our communal flower bouquet and Becky Strum read Consecration and Blessing of the Flowers by Rev. Norbert Capek, ad.!
We also welcomed new members in this service: Revell Allen; … read more.