Meg Singer will be speaking on issues of justice for indigenous people and specifically indigenous women. She will highlight what we, as aspiring allies, can do to actively promote change while taking a “back seat” to indigenous communities’ leadership. Terry Bradley will join us to … read more.
As we attempt to communicate and make sense of one another, there are elements of our language that reduce clarity and prevent understanding. Why is it so easy to stereotype individuals, lumping them into groups, or to engage in black and white thinking, dividing the … read more.
Research was published a few years ago which asserted that the use of words “related to moral excellence and virtue” has been declining over the course of the 20th century. What words are we giving up? Are there any negative effects associated with people reading, … read more.
Something sacred, moving and beautiful happens when we connect to our own and others’ hearts, free our voices, and lift them together in song. The Montana Women’s Chorus invites you to experience this transformative power of creating music with meaning and soul. Children are welcome … read more.
Every spring a grand gathering occurs that draws UU’s from across the country as well as internationally. The grand gathering is the UUA General Assembly (GA) and this year it is being held nearby in Spokane, WA from June 19-23. Every GA is different yet … read more.
The study group on white fragility will present some of our reflections and personal learnings from our study. We have all grown personally from what we have learned and want to share how this has impacted us in our work for justice. In addition to … read more.
As we prepare to celebrate the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday, we will consider the topic of hope. Hope helped those who were enslaved before the Civil War make it through each day. Hope was a key message in King’s “I have a dream” … read more.
In the course of our lives, each of us tends to hold on to what is important to us. There are times, however, when holding on is no longer appropriate, beneficial or possible. At such times we must let go, even though we have resistance … read more.
Bill Pelto and Linda Larson, members of the Boone UU Fellowship in Boone, NC, will present a service of songs and texts exploring the practice and potential of compassion, and how we might see ourselves in others. They will draw from the words of the … read more.
How do we move into the new year? A reflection on beginnings and endings.