Park Avenue Congregational Church in Arlington will host a special event on Saturday, February 3, at 6:00pm to benefit the Syrian American Medical Association. Soup for Syria will be a benefit supper offering soups from around the world and will feature a presentation from the Syrian American Medical Society. Come in from the Winter Cold for an … Continued
It is early in this new year, and the media is filled with ads declaring all that we ‘should’ be doing: losing weight, going to the gym, finding out about our genetic background, taking a trip, running for political office, and on and on. I have never been a person to make New Year’s resolutions: … Continued
Follen Responds to Racism resumes its showing of films depicting Black lives. This winter we will focus on films based on historic events and/or people. James Baldwin says that “the fact that white Americans, have not yet been able … to face their history, to change their lives – hideously menaces this country. Indeed, it … Continued
OWL (Our Whole Lives) CANCELLED for January 4. We’ll try again on January 11 at 6:15pm in the Anne Smith Room. Middle School Youth Group Planning team meets on January 5 at 7pm in the Anne Smith Room. Coming of Age Field trip to the UU Urban Ministry Saturday, January 6. Cars depart Follen at 9:15am and will return to Follen at … Continued
Film: “Harvest of Empire: The Untold Story of Latinos in America” Saturday, January 6, 7-9:30pm, First Church Unitarian, Littleton Based on the book by award-winning journalist Juan González, this film takes an unflinching look at the role that US military actions and corporate interests played in triggering unprecedented waves of migration from Mexico, the Caribbean, and … Continued
Christmas and New Year’s have passed, Three Kings Day is upon us and, in New Orleans where my younger child lives, parade season will be starting shortly, leading up to Mardi Gras. The media is filled with ads about fitness, diets, New Year’s resolutions and the like, and we look forward to the ‘second half’ … Continued
Our theme for the month is “Solitude.” January is often a time for resolutions, so here is a tough spiritual exercise! Spend one day WITHOUT YOUR CELL PHONE. Don’t look at it. Don’t turn it on. Don’t make a call. Don’t receive a call. Don’t text. Don’t check Facebook. Drive places using a paper map. … Continued
In case you didn’t see it in the Boston Globe, the acclaimed seven-part Spotlight team report on racism in Boston is available online. And if the information on economic disparity shocks and amazes you, you can dig deeper in the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s 2015 report “The Color of Wealth in Boston.”
No RE classes or nursery care Sunday December 31. Classes and nursery resume at 10:30am on Sunday, January 7 for infants through grade 8. FUUY: There will be no FUUY gatherings until January 7 OWL (Our Whole Lives): resumes on January 4 at 6:15pm Coming of Age: resumes with a field trip to the UU Urban Ministry on January 6.
Updated information about the Capital Campaign and the Building Project is available on the campaign website and in Coffee Hour, at the Capital Campaign table in the far corner of the Community Center, where Committee members will be available to respond to questions and comments.