Lessons from Y2K. Led by Rev. Barnaby
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.
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have turned 91 this Jan. 15 had he not been murdered in 1968. How would he want us to remember and honor him in this age of Trump? Led by Rev. Barnaby. Stay for our congregational conversation: … read more.
Rev. Barnaby reflected on the intersection of hope, faith, courage, and compassion led by Rev. Barnaby.
Readings and carol singing. Special music by our CVUUS choir, our bell choir, Chris Foster on trumpet, Janie Wulff on flute and Richard Hopkins on bassoon.
Thoughts about when accepting each other gets in the way of spiritual growth.
Prelude Lo How a Rose E’er Blooming Kate Gridley, Janie Wulff
Chalice Lighting As the Cold Wind Bites by Ben Soule
(adapt. Rev. Barnaby Feder)
As the wild wind bites, this flame warms us.
As the … read more.
Rev. Barnaby explored whether something more than conscience is calling on our better angels.
Margie Bekoff on harp and Jim Morse on trumpet provided special music including the prelude Let There be Peace on Earth.
They were joined by Kate Gridley for Allelujah for the … read more.
Rev. Barnaby wondered whether patience is an underrated spiritual discipline.
Jason Duquette-Hoffman read Leveling Up by Rev Karen Johnston and Esther Thomas read The Work of Christmas by Rev Howard Thurman.
Radical Love and Alternative Giving continued.
Rev. Barnaby looked at how our Second Principle affirming justice, equity, and compassion in human relations is challenged by climate change.
Karl Lindholm read The Great Barrier by Barbara Kingslover and Religion Rejuvenates Environmentalism by Courtney Woo
Many stayed after worship for our Radical Love … read more.
Rev. Barnaby reflected on how justice, equity, and compassion take on new dimensions for us as we age.
Worship was followed by a Congregational Conversation on Emergency Procedures led by our Safe Congregation Team about prioritizing where we put our safety emphasis. Also attendees were … read more.
Rev. Barnaby reflected on the changing and expanding identities of the mythical “every person” whose worth and dignity we strive to affirm and promote.
We welcomed baby Gwendolyn Violet Santerre into our congregation.
Anne Christie offered a testimony.
Martha Fulda read Edison Invents Voice Recording and … read more.
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.