Safety is not guaranteed — for anything in this life. Every human being has fears: some large, some small. This Sunday, we’ll talk about how fear can hold us back, or help us move forward. Read/Download a PDF of “Living Dangerously”
Rev. Claire Feingold Thoryn
New Member Sunday! We will welcome Follen’s newest members, and Rev. Claire will preach the counterpoint to her sermon from April 2. Introit: No Name Choir Sings “Morning Has Come” Anthem: No Name Choir Sings “Ezekiel Saw the Wheel” New Member Welcome and Member Anniversary Recognition Reading and Sermon: “We Are Not Free, Part 2” … Continued
Children-friendly Family Service, 4pm. Two Candle-lit Evening Services, 7:30 and 9:30pm. Enjoy the Christmas story in readings and song. All welcome. Let Follen lift your spirit!
We will have three worship services in June: June 3, 10, and 17. On June 17, after the service we’ll have the groundbreaking for our building project! This Sunday Rev. Claire will reflect on the worship theme of “Ephiphany.” “Rejoice in the Lord Alway” “The Road Home” “Shall We Gather at the River”
Spiders and heights are one thing. What do we do about our fear of our fellow humans? Rev. Claire will reflect on some of the walls that stand between us, and how we can break them down. Also: special collection for Haiti. Read/Download sermon “The Others”
It’s Hillary Collins-Gilpatrick week! On Saturday at 4 pm, we will ordain former Follen intern Hillary Collins-Gilpatrick into the Unitarian Universalist ministry. We all look forward to calling her Rev. Hillary the next day, Sunday June 18, when she leads us in our first summer service.
Hidden shame. Unspoken stories. Secrets have the power to change our lives, even if we never know about them. Rev. Claire will hold the shadowy, often painful power of secrets up to the light. We will include one of Claire’s favorite songs about holding a secret inside, sung by Ben Horsburgh and Venice Mountain-Zona.
“Actions speak louder than words.” “Deeds not creeds.” During this month’s worship theme of “Identity,” Rev. Claire will contemplate the complex nature of who say we are — who we want to be — and what we do. Read/Download “Cherish and Endure” Watch Sermon: “Cherish and Endure” “I Am Willing”
Join Rev. Claire and the Youth and Junior Choirs for our annual Flower Communion — two services at 9:30 and 11:30am. Bring a flower! The Youth Choir sings “Tink of Me”: Rev. Claire celebrates Flower Communion:
Rev. Claire returns to the pulpit, introducing January’s theme of “Solitude.” We’ll explore the differences between loneliness, isolation, and solitude.