Topic: atonement

Exploring Racial Justice

Diversity and Equity Exploration Team Join Lauren Fawell, Sara Morrison Neil, Julie Porter on Zoom for a service about racial justice awareness. There will be movement, song, prayer, interactive activity and personal reflections from the presenters. This service will be held on Zoom, and we will be sharing videos from YouTube. Followed by Coffee Hour … Continue reading Exploring Racial Justice

Days of Awe

As our Jewish siblings observe the High Holy Days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur during this time of the year, I want to explore what these holy days might be able to teach us and wonder what similar Unitarian Universalist practices do we have? Click here to watch on Sunday on our YouTube channel.

What Have I Just Done?

Following incidents of hate in Framingham, the Black Student Union of Framingham High School created and is implementing a plan to change school culture and end acts of racism, including the use of the “n” word. As the school engages in necessary anti-racism work, so this Sunday we will engage, too. Microaggressions are everyday occurrences … Continue reading What Have I Just Done?

Under Our Charge

On this Sunday before Indigenous Peoples day, the sermon explores the connections between the Northern Ute and the American Unitarian Association, and the Association’s part in the removal of the Northern Ute from their homeland. What happened? Why does this history matter now? What can/must we do about it?


On this day, following on the Jewish Holy Days of Yom Kippur, the sermon explores the possibility of atonement, the human inclination to fix to make right, to repair…whether it be old cars, broken vases, some harm done, or relationships that have become frayed.