June 9 – The 1st Principle: The inherent worth and dignity of every person
This Sunday Anna Tulou Orr leads an exploration the First Principle of Unitarian Universalism, the inherent worth and dignity of every person. As the core or foundational belief from which all the other Principles emerge, recognizing the inherent worth and dignity of every being might sound simple, but consistently putting it into practice is challenging, to say the least. Come with an open mind and open heart, as we weave the first color onto the loom.
In adding the second color to our summer community weaving project, we acknowledge the emergence of the Second Principle of Unitarian Universalism, affirming justice, equity, and compassion in human relations. The Second Principle in many ways acts as a lens, or pivot, to the Sixth Principle, which we see reflected the importance of conscientious interpersonal relations in opening our eyes to issues of justice and liberty in the broader community and in the world at large. With worship leader Anna Tulou Orr.
June 23 – The 3rd Principle: Acceptance of one another and the encouragement of spiritual growth
Our Music Director, Kerry Morgiewicz, leads us in an exploration of the third principle, which embraces why we come together. As we explore what it really means, we will try to understand how the two parts of this principle are interconnected. Being part of a safe and mutually accepting space gives us the freedom to grow as individuals and as a community in ways that may be surprising.
June 30 – The 4th Principle: The free and responsible search for truth and meaning
Walker Hartman leads us in reflections on a conversation between the Velveteen Rabbit and the Skin Horse.