Judaism

In the Interim – April 2020

I’ve been thinking more than usual about plagues. (Frankly, I’ve never really had cause to think about them before!) I’m pondering them today not only because of our current situation with this novel coronavirus epidemic, but also because Passover is fast approaching.

“Jumping In” by Rev. Wendy L. Bell – September 29, 2019

This morning, I’d like to spend some time talking about Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, and the days in between, which all together are known as the Jewish High Holy Days. And I want to begin with an acknowledgement that although I’ve had a deep life-long respect for Judaism, and attended the bar and bat mitzvahs of many friends in my youth, I am not Jewish. But Judaism, along with Christianity and other world religions and indigenous, earth-based traditions, is one of the many sources of our...

“How Are the Children?”  –  Mark W. Harris – May 19, 2019

“How Are the Children?”  -  Mark W. Harris  May 19, 2019 – First Parish of Watertown   Opening Words – “Beyond Borders by Rick Hoyt Go forth Because we are always going forth from somewhere  Going from our homes, our childhoods Going from our cities and countries Going from innocence to experience to enlightenment Going into mystery and questions Going into the desert. Getting to the other side.   Go forth, Leave behind the comfort and community of one place Head into the anxiety and...

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