One in four women and one in seven men will experience violence in an intimate relationship in their lifetime. Renewal House in Roxbury and The Second Step in Newton work with individuals and families following abuse. Members of these groups will join us in talking about supporting those who have experienced domestic violence and best practices in prevention.
The international scene can be distressing and discouraging. Cole Harrison, Executive Director of Massachusetts Peace Action, will discuss his response to such discouragement and present hopeful ideas about A Foreign Policy for All.
What do ethical conversations look like? This interactive service will explore how we approach ethical dilemmas and where we get the personal moral principles we bring to them.
Our sensory interactions with the earth leave many of us with vivid remembrances of times and places. We’ll all gather with Erin who will conduct this participatory service at the Cathedral in the Pines in Rindge, N.H. (75 minutes). After the service, we’ll picnic together on the grounds,walk the trails, marvel at the view of Mt. Monandack and relax on the spacious grounds. Details will follow
We connect easily through social media, but many of us feel alienated and alone. Is it possible to turn to each other and live in real relationships? Lois will explore philosopher Martin Buber’s "I and Thou" exercises in authentic connection. Awaken and affirm the parts of our natures that yearn to be in "I AND THOU" relations to each other and the world.
"Journey Toward Forgiveness" Tina Chery