Speaker: Shelley Nagrani
We were all ready to get back together in person; yet the delta variant had other plans for us – “Not so fast UUMAN!” Well…we have plans of our own! We may have some more re-imagining and reinventing to do. Can we continue to make … read more.
We will hear about different ways we can participate in making change, some as part of UUMAN and some outside of UUMAN. This service will help us fulfill our mission: Strive for Justice. Transform the World.
It is Flag Day! Flags are a symbol of ownership and of borders. They also have meaning. We fly a flag because it stands for something with which we identify. What happens when our flag stands for something with which we do not identify? What do we do?
Many of us grew up with traditions in which our families participated during this time of year. For many, decorating a tree was one tradition. In this service, the congregation will be invited to contribute an ornament from their home to decorate the UUMAN Christmas tree. At the same time, we will remember that, around the world, there are other traditions at this time of year. UUMAN congregants from other countries will share stories about the traditions with which they grew up.
Music: UUMAN Band
Shelley Nagrani will share her experience of learning to do that which seems undo-able and finding comfort in that which seems uncomfortable. The Leadership Development Committee will talk about taking on roles at UUMAN that feel like a stretch and end up fitting like a … read more.
Shelley Nagrani will share her story about trying to figure out what it means to be a Unitarian Universalist, about her struggles to abide by the Seven Principles in a time of fear and doubt, and about her journey which takes her to … read more.
If we allow ourselves to become insular, we lose any chance of becoming diverse in our thinking as well as our demographics. We also fail to share UU principles with the world around us; this is becoming more important now than ever.
Exploring the movement to suppress or exclude people who are different and considered to be of less value, and examining the ways in which I could be part of that movement and the ways in which I have grown and, hopefully, continue to grow beyond … read more.