Sometimes it is hard to tap into our spiritual selves or find time to nurture our intellectual curiosity. Here is a section that reflects on some nourishing materials from around the web and related media channels in order to get us thinking, get us feeling, … read more.
Hang out in the RE Lounge with Me!
A funny thing has evolved out of our new online RE format — I have now become a ghost who haunts Zoom on Sunday mornings while other classes are going on! I have to stick around to make … read more.
This past week in the April newsletter, I posted the following, discussing how this time of putting our whole lives online will prove to be a valuable period to see what other faith traditions are doing:
“…Wisdom from the world’s religions which inspires us in our … read more.
Record yourself telling or reading a 5-7 minute story, post it to your
Facebook page with the hashtag #UUCCstories. There will be a calendar of posts.
Chalica – Week Six
As we light this chalice,
May its flame consume the forces of violence in the world;
May its heat warm the chill of misunderstanding and hate;
May its light brighten the lives of the sick of heart and mind.
Chalice, burn with the fire of … read more.
This gentle flame is the roaring inferno of transformation,
for only through freedom of belief may we become what we will
May our chalice melt the shackles of superstition and creed,
lighting our way on the path of spiritual growth and freedom.
Hymn 135, How Happy Are They, … read more.
Our chalice is a lamp,
lighting dark corners of ignorance;
We hold this sacred lamp,
applying knowledge with care
and abiding purpose.
Hymn 145, As Tranquil Streams, has the following lyrics:
Prophetic church, the future waits your liberating ministry;
Go forward in the power of love, proclaim the truth that … read more.
This chalice is a lighthouse, a beacon reaching across the vast spaces.
This flame beckons all travelers, come, enter, and be welcome.
Join us on our mutual quest.
Hymn 402, From You I Receive, has only this one simple lyric:
From you I receive, to you I give, … read more.
Fire cannot be grasped, or held within the hand.
Fire is transparent, giving light and warmth to all.
As we light this chalice, let us kindle within ourselves and our fellowship
A shared fire that illuminates us to share warmth and light with the world.
Hymn 140, Hail … read more.