Topic: compassion

Companioning

Have you ever been surprised by someone really seeing you, at a time when you felt invisible? Has someone ever offered to travel with you at just the right moment that made all the difference? Guest preacher, Rev. Joanna Lubkin, shares stories of lifting each other up and paying it forward. Raised and rooted in … Continue reading Companioning

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?

A Different Kind of Time

Of the many things I learned from my Dad, one thing I never wished to know was what a parent’s dementia can teach. This sermon explores relationship and communication and change and loss in caring for someone you love when dementia – failure of the brain – is taking hold.

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?