Speaker: Rev. Andrew Weber

Wait and See?

“Soon the Day Will Arrive” is a wonderful hymn (#146) about hope for a better future. But I think that sometimes we get lost in the chorus, namely “Wait and
see, wait and see what a world there can be…” It is so easy to … read more.

Equity vs. Equality vs. Justice

When talking about making the world a better place, there are many terms and phrases used. What is the difference between Equity, Equality, and Justice? Do the words we use make a difference in how we act and how we think? (Hint: the answer is … read more.

Accountability as Love

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Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
Accountability as Love
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I feel that accountability is quite possibly the truest expression of love. But accountability gets a bad rap: “Who is holding us accountable? Isn’t accountability just another way to say punishment?…” Not so! Accountability is the active work of helping someone be their best selves. … read more.

Love is a Four-Letter Word

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Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
Love is a Four-Letter Word
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The rhyme “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me” isn’t entirely true. Words can – and do – hurt very much. There is power in language and the words we use. A man I knew once said that the … read more.

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

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Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
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On the night before Christmas, join us in celebrating the wonder of this holiday. We will sing beloved carols, share stories and hold a few quiet moments of candle light on this special night. This is an intergenerational service and ALL are welcome.

The Biggest Mystery

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Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
The Biggest Mystery
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Rev. Forrest Church defined religion as “our human response to the dual reality of being alive and having to die.” How does our religion respond to that dual reality? Let’s explore the many ways humans view dying, death and the afterlife. Through music, story and … read more.

Breaking the Fourth Wall

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Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
Breaking the Fourth Wall
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There is a certain mystery in the creation and presentation of worship services. From topic selection to music choices, not to mention any special activities or the overarching flow of Sunday morning – there is a lot going on behind the scenes. Today the Worship … read more.

Generosity, Embodied

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Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
Generosity, Embodied
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Generosity is not dependent on how much one has; people who have little can be much more generous than those who have much.  Generosity is first and foremost a mindset.  This reality begs the question: How do we cultivate a spirit and a practice of … read more.

Tradition, Tradition!

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Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
Tradition, Tradition!
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Have you ever done something just because that’s the way you have always done it? Individuals, organizations, families… we all do certain things because we always have – heck, it’s tradition! Tradition is comforting, meaningful and powerful. Tradition is having a culture and background to … read more.