Posts from August 2016

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Our Unwanted Legacy

by David Lum

Sunday, September 25 – 9:30am and 11:15am Our Unwanted Legacy – Why does our society continue to tolerate widespread and insidious discrimination against women — and what is the price of this apathy? Intern Minister John Monroe leads this service, with rousing music by a folk trio.

Pilgrimage – Finding Purpose in Action

by David Lum

Sunday, September 18 – 9:30am and 11:15am Pilgrimage – Finding Purpose in Action – We are on a journey, from life to death. What other sorts of journeys can we fathom? Is it possible to be born again and again, or perhaps live with greater and greater purpose? Rev. Anya leads this service, Mary Matheny more »

Which Side are You On?

by David Lum

Sunday, September 11 – Two Services at 9:30am and 11:15am Which Side are You On? – On this Sunday we return to 2 services, one at 9:30am and the other at 11:15am. Is it possible to be “for” something without being “against” something or someone else? Neutrality can mean indifference – how then can we live more »

In the Flood

by David Lum

Sunday, September 4 – 10:30am In the Flood – We are in a flood of emotionally and spiritually difficult events and changes, partisan division, loss, war, and confusion.  The waters are rising, but we do not need to be drowned by these waters.  Rev. Anya and Intern John ask that we let them lift us, more »

A Faith by any other Name

by David Lum

Sunday, August 28 – 10:30am A Faith by any other Name – What is Unitarian Universalism anyway? This September Rev. Anya will begin her tenth year with our congregation. This milestone calls her to reflect on the faith she has and will serve.

Just-Us?

by David Lum

Sunday, August 21 – 10:30am Just-Us? – In a time of increasing fear and xenophobia, Rev. Anya and our congregations Justice Leaders share why they are called to serve the larger life, of which they are a part. Prepare for inspiration!

Finding Refuge

by David Lum

Sunday, August 14 – 10:30am Finding Refuge – Elena Botts, a Young Adult and poet reflects on her experience working with refugees in South Africa. Her message is timely, as our congregation ramps up our effort to serve Syrian Refugees in Loudoun County, VA.

Crazy Ones, Misfits, Rebels

by David Lum

Sunday, August 7 – 10:30am Crazy Ones, Misfits, Rebels – Rev. Scott and Rev. Anya speak of this era’s heresies, and why today’s heretics are tomorrow’s heroes.

Seeking Part-time Teacher

by admin

SEEKING: PART TIME TEACHER For the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Sterling A Vibrant, Liberal Religious Congregation 22135 Davis Drive, Sterling, VA www.uusterling.org Duties: Prepare for and teach a 45-minute class three to four Sundays per month September through May. Inspire children in 2nd through 5th grade to develop compassion, open-mindedness, and spiritual connection through lessons more »