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Intentional Conversations

When was the last time you had an intentional conversation?

We might think of an intentional conversation as one with purpose. While many conversations have a goal in mind, perhaps the most important purpose of all is to build trusting, accountable relationships between and … read more.

Harnessing Love’s Power

Dear Ones,

Over the next two Sundays, we will be exploring what it means for us as Unitarian Universalists to harness love’s power to stop oppression and to build beloved community. Working for justice in the world is core to our Unitarian Universalist principles, … read more.

Living with Intention

All the best laid plans are weather- and Covid- dependent. The week between Christmas and New Years was gray, but unseasonably warm. I spent a few afternoons outdoors walking, including a long overdue climb up Mount Beacon near my Hudson Valley home. I was … read more.

Message from the Minister

Dear Ones,

Beginning this Sunday, January 2nd and until further notice, our worship services will take place on Zoom only at 10AM. Sadly, the rapid surge in Covid-19 cases in our area has made this move to online services necessary. Fairfield County is in the … read more.

Holiday Message

Dear Ones,

The holiday season is a time of joy and peace; but it may also be filled with heartbreak. If you are feeling sad or lonely, please know that you are not alone. Many are struggling this month with grief and loss. Financial hardship … read more.

WANTED: YOUR Reflections for the New Year!

What does “Living with Intention: mean to you? 

Goodbye 2021… Hello 2022. That’s right, we are almost to the New Year. And it’s been quite a year hasn’t it?! The threshold between years is always a good time to reflect on our lives- What have you … read more.

In-Person Sunday Services Update

Dear Ones,

Over the past few weeks, Covid rates in the Northeast have risen. Fairfield County is currently in the Red Zone according to Covid Act Now. This week I consulted with the Board as we considered how to respond to this risk with … read more.

Gifts of the Season

It is the season of gift-giving. Giving gifts to those we love and to those in need can be a spiritual practice- a way to express generosity, care, or gratitude. I recently bought a gift from a tea shop in upstate New York for … read more.

New Members, Gratitude, and an Ordination

Dear Ones,

What a joyous day last Sunday was! We welcomed new members Elizabeth Jenkins-Sahlin, Rose Rodriguez, and Albert Douk to our community and celebrated community together with a beautiful cornucopia of gratitude. Thank you to Darlene Anderson-Alexander and all who participated in putting together … read more.

Spiritual Grounding

This past week I put my garden to sleep, clearing out tomato and pepper plants now frosted over, and covering the rows with hay. My garden in Beacon, NY is a shared project with a friend who grows herbs and vegetables throughout the Hudson Valley. … read more.