Speaker: Elizabeth Murphy

Honoring Indigenous People’s Day with the Onondaga Thanksgiving Address

Join us for a multigenerational, multi-sensory worship service in which together we will embody the language of the Onondaga people of the Haudenosaunee Confederation’s Thanksgiving Address, also called The Words That Come Before All Else. This will be an opportunity to reflect together on our gratitude for the gifts of the natural world as well … Continue reading Honoring Indigenous People’s Day with the Onondaga Thanksgiving Address

Past and Present: The Spiritual Work of Antiracism

On the Sunday set aside to honor the legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we will look back in history to consider activity at First Parish in the late 1960s during the national civil rights movement and Unitarian Universalism’s Black Empowerment Controversy. We will also look forward to consider the important spiritual work … Continue reading Past and Present: The Spiritual Work of Antiracism