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December 2014 Blog Posts (3)

Resilient Love

“What does resilience mean to you?” While helping to facilitate a youth worship in December, I had the opportunity to hear youth reflect on the relevance of resilience to their lives and the world. When it was my turn to share, I immediately thought of my seminary community.


At Union, we were in the thick of two major moments – finals and citywide protests. Many of our hearts had been broken again and again over news of black lives being claimed by the forces of institutional…


Added by Ranwa Hammamy on December 15, 2014 at 9:36pm — No Comments

Looking for Flower Donations - Jan 2015 and beyond

I know I am busy with the holidays and haven't had time to even begin to think about next year, but it is just around the corner!

We are looking for flower donations to help beautify the sanctuary on Sunday Mornings.  It is a fantastic way to celebrate, remember and/or honor special people or events in your life such as anniversaries, birthdays, special occasions, deaths, etc.

We are specifically looking to fill the following upcoming dates, as well as most future dates through…


Added by Eva Baker on December 14, 2014 at 7:36pm — No Comments

A note about this Sunday's Service (7 December 2014)

Like many of my colleagues in ministry, I am wrestling with how to address the issues that trouble our hearts in these days leading up to the winter holidays.  This Sunday's sermon, "Comfort and Joy", focuses on festivity and celebration as a means of strengthening our spiritual lives.  But how can we even think about this at such a time?

We struggle to comprehend the news coming to us from Ferguson MO and Staten Island NY and…


Added by Susan Veronica Rak on December 4, 2014 at 3:33pm — No Comments

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