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.

For the Taking, or Sharing

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.

Jesus, Buddha, and the Restaurant at the End of the Universe

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.

Knowing We Are Going to Die

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.

I’m No Gandhi: A Reflection on Radical Transformation

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.

Our Purpose

Rev. Barnaby shared two stories, one of creation and one of rebirth, that address the question of why we matter.

Where Is Our Shakespeare?

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.