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.

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Pride in our CVUUS LGBTQIA+ folks and the larger community.  We started our intergenerational worship earlier at 9:30 am then headed up to Burlington to MARCH in the parade. Thanks for special music from our ever expanding choir and beautiful seasonal arrangements from Dinah Smith. … read more.

Ingathering of Principles & Water

We brought our summer waters to pour into our communal bowl. Led by Rev. Barnaby with music from our Choir and the House Band. We welcomed our Board. Kids started with Poppy and then joined the adults. Zoom resumed. We shared our plate with … read more.

Holy Earth Day (Part 2)

IN PERSON & ON ZOOM. Rev. Barnaby continued our reflection on what it might look like to celebrate Earth Day with as much intention as Christians celebrate Easter after the 40 day build-up period of Lent. We honored the Spring Equinox and talked about some … read more.

Holy Earth Day

ONSITE & ZOOM. Rev. Barnaby offered the first of two reflections on whether Earth Day should rank with the two Christian holidays that shaped our denomination in the 19th Century: Christmas and Easter. What would the equivalent to Advent and Lent in traditional Christianity look … read more.

Runaway Polarization

Rev. Barnaby reflected on the most dangerous social change in our lifetimes and what UU values call us to do in response. We shared our offering with the UU Church of the Larger Fellowship. CLF serves over 3,500 UU’s all over the world with a … read more.