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“All Our Losses”  by Mark W. Harris – October 28, 2018

“All Our Losses” by Mark W. Harris – “As Halloween (and the Day of the Dead, and All Saints Day) approaches we think of the time of year when the veil between the living and the dead is thinest. Grief for a loved one is one kind of loss, but we all wrestle each day with other losses in our lives.”

“Beautiful Souls” by Mark W. Harris  October 7, 2018 – 

“Beautiful Souls” by Mark W. Harris

 In the past few weeks we all witnessed the testimony of Christine Blasey Ford who showed such courage in coming forward to tell her story. Under what circumstances do we come forward? What impels us to defy authority and convention and speak up?

“What I Learned From Being a Jock”  by Mark W. Harris  September 23, 2018

“What I Learned From Being a Jock” by Mark W. Harris – I may be the only UU minister who played football in college. We often identify Unitarianism as a heady, intellectual faith, and not one that has adherents who believe in physical exertion. We think about sports as being about winning and losing, but do we learn something more?

A Neighborhood Party

Saturday, October 13th, rain or shine, from 2 to 5 pm.  Featuring food, circus arts, music and more.  Mark your calendar!

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