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October 2012 Blog Posts (8)

Questions

“There is nothing worse than answering questions that nobody is asking.” These words, spoken by my systematic theology teaching fellow and attributed to Dr. James Cone, serve as a powerful starting point for an exploration of Unitarian Universalism. What questions are we answering? Whose questions are we answering? How are we answering these questions?

As Unitarian Universalists, we celebrate the individual journey, recognizing the beauty of diversity and the gifts that every one of…

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Added by Ranwa Hammamy on October 24, 2012 at 8:16pm — No Comments

Tough Choices: Having Your Voice Till the End of Your Life

TOUGH CHOICES!

 

THE MOST DIFFICULT CHOICES

ARE LIFE AN DEATH CHOICES.

 

HAVING YOUR VOICE TO THE END OF YOUR LIFE

 

IS A SEMINAR TO HELP…

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Added by Michael McKee on October 22, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

We picked fruit from trees we did not plant

Today, on this very beautiful Saturday afternoon, my family joined others in picking apples from Linvilla Orchards' trees.  We are grateful for their service, for their tending to the orchards, for the sunshine that gives nourishment to the apple trees, for the staff who enable such an event, and for Rachel who…

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Added by Daniel Widyono on October 13, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Christmas Story Collection for Christmas Eve Service

The Music Ministry team is collecting personal stories and writings to use in the Christmas Eve worship service.

We want to celebrate the holiday the way the members of our community imagine it, and we want to build the Christmas Eve service around community contributions: stories of Christmas…

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Added by Caroline Winschel on October 10, 2012 at 4:28pm — No Comments

October Beacon

Want to see what's coming up at First U? Be sure to flip through this month's Beacon Newsletter, your news source for all things happening at the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia. Click the link to download your copy:

October…

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Added by Michael McKee on October 10, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Nursery Director - Position Open



Nursery Director (Hourly)

 

The First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia seeks a Nursery Director for its Children’s Religious Education (CRE) Program.  The director will be responsible for administering the Sunday morning Nursery program for children and infants, ages 5 and under. The Nursery Director reports to the Director of Religious Education (DRE). Nursery Director ensures a high-quality and meaningful Nursery experience for our congregation's youngest…

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Added by Michael McKee on October 9, 2012 at 2:24pm — No Comments

Thanks to Lora Thornburg for Preservation Work

Dan Widyono presenting a plaque  to Lora Thornburg on behalf of the Trustees and Congregation of the Church in recognition and gratitude for her outstanding pro-bono management of the restoration of the Church fabric and respecting the ideals of architect Frank Furness. The presentation was made on October 5,…

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Added by CAROL JESSUP on October 7, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

October UUA Bulletin

Dear Friends,



On behalf of the staff here at the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), I hope this message finds you well. Please allow me to highlight a couple of items for you in the paragraphs below. You can find more information on each, plus other announcements and resources, linked in the bulletin materials list that follows.

  • The Church of the Larger Fellowship announces information about a new book titled, About Death—A Unitarian Universalist Book for Kids,…
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Added by Michael McKee on October 2, 2012 at 10:47am — No Comments

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