What Are You Afraid Of?

Church 25 South Main Street, Middleboro, Massachusetts

Rev. Peter Connolly preaching All of us find ourselves confronting things that cause us fear and anxiety, enough so that sometimes we find ourselves overwhelmed.  Today, we'll talk about some of the conditions that cause this great discomfort and sort out the responses that might be most helpful.  Special music will be provided by Bet Giddings.

How We Are Enriched by Connection

Church 25 South Main Street, Middleboro, Massachusetts

Elizabeth Tarbox wrote in the forward to a Meditation Manual in Cohasset, "Among the blessings of being in religious community together is the opportunity to tell our stories, to listen to each other as each recalls some details, some captured frame of reference, and holds it out for others to see. We can open our store of memories and point to some - this is a gift of great worth."  So this Sunday, nearest to Valentine's Day, several members of the congregation will share with you some memories of loved ones and how their lives were enriched by them.  The Chalice Choir will be ... Read more

How Does Our Past Inform Our Future?

Church 25 South Main Street, Middleboro, Massachusetts

Rev. Peter Connolly preaching This Spring we will spend some time looking intently at the history of FUUSM with the intention of learning how past events have influenced our present status.  Today, we'll look at some of the broader influences of our Unitarian and Universalist traditions.  Special music will be provided by Sixteen Shillings:  Rob Dragunas and Mark Belanger.  

Active Hope

Church 25 South Main Street, Middleboro, Massachusetts

Rev. Peter Connolly preaching Joanna Macy's and Chris Johnstone's book Active Hope asks us to understand hope as "something you do, not something you have."  Today, we'll explore a framework for enacting active hope in face of ecological crisis. The Chalice Choir will be singing this morning.