UU’s should welcome the upcoming launch into space of the James Webb telescope, which is designed to give humanity its deepest look by far into space and time. The leading edge of brain research amazes in a different realm. But no less a scientist than … read more.
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.
We shared stories about how amazing it is that we are here so we can reflect more clearly on an essential building block for community: trust. Led by Rev. Barnaby. Our choir sang Lean on Me as our closing song. Watch a recording of it … read more.
Rev. Barnaby reflected on changes we love. We collected for Habitat for Humanity of Addison County.
Order of Service
Bell: Land Acknowledgement
Music: Now Light Is Less Ronnie Romano, Music Dir.
Welcome & Pathways to Connection: Karl Lindholm, Worship Associate
Call to Worship: Henry David Thoreau, from Autumnal … read more.
There were some tech glitches in parts of this service. We are posting the full text of the readings and sermon in addition to the available video.
Readings — Abi Sessions
Our ancient reading is one of just two passages from the Biblical book of … read more.
Does CVUUS have an immune system to resisting COVID? How is it holding up? We brought water from our summer travels or favorite watering holes to fill our communal bowl and pour on our plants. We also installed our Board members. Entire service was outdoors … read more.
The first step toward forgiveness is knowing whose lives you touch. Led by Rev. Barnaby. Special music by Middlebury Havurah’s Sarit Katzew. Began outside (first half), then finished inside (second half). Children of all ages welcomed. Middlebury’s Havurah and Middlebury College families honored high holy … read more.
We gathered for a short Labor Day Worship Service in the Sanctuary, followed by a picnic on our grounds that will became part of the Zoom Coffee Hour. Rev. Barnaby and Ronnie Romano collected our thoughts in Zoom Picnic interviews and our choir sang outside. … read more.
Rev. Barnaby reflected on how the arts help us understand what it means to be staging a beginning. He will introduced us to Ronnie Romano, our new music director. Our recording started late and leads with Poppy Rees, our religious exploration director, addressing us about … read more.
Rev. Barnaby shared five poems, assisted by Becky Strum and Chris Murphy. Dr. Francois S. Clemmons sang Lift Every Voice and Sing. Links to recorded portions of this service to come at a later date.
Order of Service
Preservice & Prelude: Chuck Miller
Bell: Recognition of Abenaki Land … read more.
Flower Communion is a traditional Unitarian celebration of the way our unique identities weave together to form a beautiful community. This will be our first on site multi-access meeting.