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Spirituality and Personal Development Book Group, Oct. 28, 10:30am

Posted by on Oct 19, 2017 in General News | Comments Off on Spirituality and Personal Development Book Group, Oct. 28, 10:30am

Our next get-together: Saturday, October 28 at 10:30am at FPS For this meeting, we will be discussing “The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World” by the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Here is one description of the book: “His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu have survived more than fifty years of exile and the soul-crushing violence of oppression. Despite their hardships – or, as they would say, because of them – they are two of the most joyful people on the planet. In...

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Rev. Marjorie offers a session of Reiki I on Saturday, Nov. 18

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Rev. Marjorie offers a session of Reiki I on Saturday, Nov. 18

Reiki I is a completely safe and powerful hands-on technique to improve your health and those of your friends and family.   This healing system is guided by divine love and wisdom.  By simply signing up for this class, one begins on a path of spiritual change in their own life. You will discover deeper connections, have a more positive outlook, become more healthy and grow more intuitive.  You will be less inhibited and find it easier to do the things you really want to do and become more of the person you were meant to be. As part of this...

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Religious Exploration October 22nd

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Coming Up in RE, DLRE Column, Religious Exploration | Comments Off on Religious Exploration October 22nd

  Spirit Play: This week in Spirit Play we will hear the Yellow Promise story all about Small Fry, a fish journeying into the unknown.  Afterwards, the children will have a chance to practice being a leader- just like Small Fry was in the story- through a series of games and then individual activities! -Bailey- UU Explorers: Last week, our explorers continued building their free to be me wall, and discussed kindness as an extension of hospitality. Building upon our theme this week, we’ll be discussing the story of the pet sack,...

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A Place At The Table (newsletter version)

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in General News, Sunday Service Copies | Comments Off on A Place At The Table (newsletter version)

  Inspired by the theme of hospitality we gather with hope in our hearts and a desire to set our table for all. What does unity look like, is it possible and how can we recognize our biases and expand around them. Rev. Dr. Marjorie Matty will unpack just how different we all are from one another and yet how incredibly similar we are at the same time. Bring your...

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Free Memory Screening at Sudbury Sr Center Nov. 9

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in General News | Comments Off on Free Memory Screening at Sudbury Sr Center Nov. 9

Do you have memory concerns? You are not alone. The Sudbury Board of Health and the Sudbury Senior Center are offering free, confidential memory screening on Thursday, Nov. 9 from 10am-noon. Appointments should be made in advance. See attached flyer.  Memory Screening Flyer    

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Samhain (Halloween) Sat. Oct 28 at 6:00 pm

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in General News | Comments Off on Samhain (Halloween) Sat. Oct 28 at 6:00 pm

Welcome Winter, waning season; Now with night the New Year comes. All who honor elder kinsfolk Dance the dead to earthly drums. Souls respected safeguard living House we’ll hold and hallow hearth; Blessings be on those who bide here, Blessings be on those who bide here And indeed on all the Earth. ~ by Leigh Ann Hussey Samhain (pronounced Sow-inn) is the ancient Celtic New Year, the Last Harvest Festival and the onset of Winter, the Time the Veil between the Worlds is thinnest, whose traditions are echoed in our Halloween and All Souls’ Day....

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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power free screening in Maynard

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in General News | Comments Off on An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power free screening in Maynard

FREE SCREENING An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, Al Gore’s new documentary The Maynard Democratic Town Committee invites you to join us at Maynard Fine Arts Theater Place on Wednesday, October 25th for a free public event featuring Al Gore’s new film on global warming. The theme for the evening is “think globally, act locally: bringing it home.” The event begins at 6:30 with a 30-minute panel conversation about simple things we can all do on a local and personal level to help undo or lessen global warming.  The panel will feature 2...

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Courage: Making Your Voice Heard

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in General News | Comments Off on Courage: Making Your Voice Heard

Action Item:  Following Reverend Marjorie’s inspiring sermon on Courage, AnnMarie Lanza thought perhaps the Congregation would be interested in a website called “5calls.org.”  5 Calls encourages people to turn passive participation into active resistance by making 5 phone calls in 5 minutes to government officials who are supposed to represent us on key topics of the day.  You enter your zip code and the website will provide a list of issues, names of governmental officials, phone numbers, and even short scripts.  It’s simple!  If phone calls...

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Cultivating Courage…

Posted by on Oct 15, 2017 in General News, Worship Services | Comments Off on Cultivating Courage…

In closing last week’s sermon Rev. Dr. Marjorie shared, “My friends we have two ways of looking at our current predicament… either it is too late and we are beyond redemption or we need to get radical about what we expect and what we are willing to do in order to personally evolve, and make significant shifts in our country and our world. We have so much to learn and so much to share and so much to reform and it begins in each one of our hearts and minds with one very personal decision–how radically committed are we willing...

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10/15 Bohm Dialogue — How do people find meaning?

Posted by on Oct 13, 2017 in General News, Religious Exploration, Salon - Bohm Dialogue | Comments Off on 10/15 Bohm Dialogue — How do people find meaning?

In September we asked what takes the place of God in a secular society. But we never exactly got to what Paul wanted to dialogue on which was “How do we as individuals find or make meaning for ourselves in this modern world”. To answer that we of course have to figure out what we mean by meaning – so what is the meaning of meaning? Wikipedia: The meaning of life, or the answer to the question “What is the meaning of life?”, pertains to the significance of living or existence in general. Many other related...

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