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September 15, 2014

March for a Culture of Peace – Sept. 27

March for a Culture of Peace - Sept. 27

From the March for Peace Website:Pacem in Terris, Wilmington Peacekeepers and the First Unitarian Church of Wilmington Social Justice Forum are organizing a March for a Culture of Peace in Wilmington on September 27. This march has two purposes: to speak out against gun violence in Wilmington, and to participate in the national Campaign Nonviolence Week. […]

September 11, 2014

The Flash! – September 11, 2014

The Flash! - September 11, 2014

Tonight, remembering 9/11. Last night, the President proposing a plan to confront unimaginable acts and rebuff inconceivable evil. Two days ago, another young man shot and killed in our neighborhood. Three days ago, teenagers on the front page of our local paper brutally attacking a developmentally disabled man. At moments it is overwhelming. How can […]

September 10, 2014

The Herald – September 2014

September 10, 2014

Brown Bag Book Club

Brown Bag Book Club

September 2014 – May 2015 12:30 p.m. on select Sundays The discussion are open to all who have an interest in the books below. This is a great opportunity to meet new people, share thoughts about the books and to learn about new titles you may have never read before. Bring a sack lunch and […]

September 4, 2014

The Flash! – September 4, 2014

The Flash! - September 4, 2014

September 4, 2014 Conjunction Junction, what’s your function? If you were a child, or a parent to one, in the 1970’s and 80’s I can see you smiling, and I can hear you humming.  How many of us – 30 and 40 years later – still turn to tunes from Schoolhouse Rock when trying to […]

September 2, 2014

The Flash! – August 28, 2014

The Flash! - August 28, 2014

August 28, 2014 Last weekend on the youth mission trip to Washington, DC we had the privilege to be with the Rev. Phil Tom, a cherished colleague, sage-like mentor, and close friend.  He is currently serving as the Director of the Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships at the Department of Labor.  In that role […]

August 22, 2014

September 5-6, Healing Our Nation Workshops

September 5-6, Healing Our Nation Workshops

On September 5 and 6 we will be honored to host a powerful and timely pair of events, both offered by Healing our Nation.  On Friday (6:30-9:30 pm) they will offer a workshop that is open to all called Understanding the Origins of Oppression, an introductory workshop designed for “the curious, the committed, and the uncertain who […]

August 21, 2014

The Flash! – August 21, 2014

The Flash! - August 21, 2014

For nearly two weeks I have been wrestling with what might be helpfully said or written about the events in Ferguson, Missouri.  Then I came across this piece and felt like it was everything I wanted to say and write.  The only attribution I can offer is “beccyjoy” the blog name for this prophetic woman […]

August 14, 2014

Youth Mission Trip: August 22-24

Youth Mission Trip: August 22-24

In late August, our youth group will venture to Washington, DC to spend three days in ministry and mission.  They will stay at an urban retreat center called the Pilgrimage and serve in social justice ministries during the days, and then hear special speakers and have discussions in the evenings.  The youth have also agreed to […]

August 14, 2014

The Flash! – August 14, 2014

The Flash! - August 14, 2014

Next Monday we will gather for the first of four evenings for our Vacation Bible School.  This year’s theme is When Life Gives You Lemons…The Redemptive Power of God’s Love.  The planning group thought long and hard about the name of the theme with the concern that it might feel too simple, trite, and (frankly) trivial […]

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