Speaker: Rev. Janet Newton

“Take Us Out to the Ballgame: Shared Humanity in Unlikely Places” with Rev. Janet Newton

“Take Us Out to the Ballgame: Shared Humanity in Unlikely Places” with Rev. Janet Newton As the cost of a ticket to a see a live professional sporting event has risen astronomically, many of us have lost the opportunity to engage in that form of collective connection. If we want to embrace a pluralistic perspective on … Continue reading “Take Us Out to the Ballgame: Shared Humanity in Unlikely Places” with Rev. Janet Newton

“Managing Chaos in a Pluralistic World” with Rev. Janet Newton

Much has been made recently about the ease with which some people seek to gain or hold power through sowing chaos and division. How might we use our appreciation of diversity and pluralism to respond to that chaos? What pragmatic practices do we have access to as we seek to manage the fear, anxiety or … Continue reading “Managing Chaos in a Pluralistic World” with Rev. Janet Newton

“Letting Ourselves Get Lost” with Rev. Janet Newton

The quieter pace dictated by winter weather and shortened daylight is the perfect opportunity to slow down ourselves and invite deeper reflection on the tools and ideas we habitually turn to for meaning making. This Sunday we’ll explore what might emerge for us if we let ourselves step off well-trodden paths and lean into new … Continue reading “Letting Ourselves Get Lost” with Rev. Janet Newton

“Both Sides Now” with Rev. Janet Newton

“Both Sides Now” with Rev. Janet Newton When the list of things that seek to undermine our faith in humanity starts to grow longer and longer, what can we do to reclaim our place in the flow of life? Follow this link to view the Order of Service:  UUSMV OOS for February 11, 2024

“Still Dreaming After All These Years” with Rev. Janet Newton

Still Dreaming After All These Years When we take the time to articulate our dreams for the future — when we let ourselves think big and dream big — we are taking essential steps toward acting those dreams into being. What world-changing dreams have we inherited that still need our devoted attention if they are … Continue reading “Still Dreaming After All These Years” with Rev. Janet Newton

“Seeds for the New Year” a message by UUA President Rev. Dr. Sofia Betancourt

Join us this Sunday for a New Year’s message delivered by our UUA president, the Rev. Dr. Sofia Betancourt. They ask: What seeds are you planting for the new year? How are you weaving your magic into relationships with others? How can we center beauty and goodness and love in all that’s ahead? You can … Continue reading “Seeds for the New Year” a message by UUA President Rev. Dr. Sofia Betancourt

Waffles and Worship

Waffles and Worship Service – Sunday, December 24th at 10 am We’re looking forward to our second Waffles and Worship service. To make the morning bright, we’re hoping that you might bring something breakfast-y to share, and that you send an RSVP to Ann in our office at uu.society.mv@gmail.com or Rev. Janet at revjanetnewton@gmail.com. If you forget to RSVP, no matter — still come! We’re … Continue reading Waffles and Worship