Support Article 34 at Lexington Town Meeting Monday March 26 Lexington People Power (part of a larger ACLU effort), is sponsoring Article 34, which concerns the rights and relationships between the Lexington Police Department and undocumented immigrants living, working, and traveling in Lexington. Essentially it asks Lexington to affirm the principles of the Safe Communities … Continued
Looking for a distinct task that will make a difference? Follenites are cooking and serving dinner at the Bristol Lodge Soup Kitchen in Waltham on Monday, April 30, 4:15 to 5:45 pm. Watermelons and salad are needed; please email Tammy Mulligan if you can contribute, or sign up to help or donate here.
OWL (Our Whole Lives) Thursday March 15, 6:15pm, Anne Smith Room FUUY Coffee House Friday March 16, 7pm, Follen Community Center RE Classes and Nursery Sunday March 18, 10:30am Coming of Age Sunday March 18, 4:30-6:30pm, Anne Smith Room (location change) No FUUY Sunday March 18 RE Family Pancake Breakfast Sunday March 25, 8:30-10am, Community Center Don’t miss it! Lots of regular and gluten-free … Continued
This is the fourth blog in a series on the work of interim religious leaders and specifically, my work here at Follen in religious education. I continue to hope these blogs will be helpful to this congregation in looking toward the future, both in terms of planning and thinking about how it is that the … Continued
Spirituality and Mental Health: Creating Your Own Connection Sunday March 18, 2:30pm, Temple Isaiah, Lexington Keynote Speaker: David H. Rosmarin, PhD, is director of the Spirituality and Mental Health Program at McLean Hospital and an assistant professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He supervises the provision of spiritually-integrated services … Continued
This is #3 in a series of blogs on the work of interim religious leaders and specifically, my work here at Follen in religious education. I hope these blogs are useful to the Follen community in planning for the future, as we begin to say our goodbyes. We’ve already looked at Heritage (Coming to Terms … Continued
In a recent poll Americans declared political polarization our number social problem. In my sermon last week — see the video or read the text of “Secret Weapon?” — I started with a reference to that poll, and then I explored research about the development of human moral reasoning and its theological and social implications. … Continued
Master Singers of Lexington: Hello Goodbye Saturday March 3, 8pm First Parish Lexington Read/Download flyer for Master Singers Vance Gilbert in Concert Saturday March 16 8pm, Winchester Unitarian Society Singer/Songwriter Vance Gilbert in Concert in Winchester, March 16 Unitarian Society presents celebrated singer, songwriter, and performer Vance Gilbert in concert, March 16, 8:00 p.m., in the … Continued
Last week, as I began this series of blogs on the work of interim religious leaders and specifically, my work here at Follen in religious education, I wrote about Heritage (coming to terms with history). This week, I continue the series with an exploration of the second interim task: Mission, or “Evolving a Unique Religious … Continued
Ralph Waldo Emerson said: “Every man is hero and an oracle to somebody, and to that person, whatever he says has an enhanced value.” Spiritual Exercise Reflect: Who has been a prophetic oracle to you? Whose voice has influenced, and thus, predicted your future? Is it still doing so?