Dani Lindstrom

“My Vietnam – 50 years later”

Betsy Leavitt recounts life-altering experiences at the battlefront in Vietnam and invites us to consider how that war shaped each of our lives.

“Mistaken First Impressions”

Kate Carney will lead a story service in which FUSN members share times when they judged a book by its cover . . . and wished they hadn’t. Bring your own version of this story

“Carson Cooman plays Sacred Organ Music”

Carson Cooman, FUSN’s cherished organist/composer will perform sacred organ pieces from various traditions, accompanied by appropriate readings. Join us for this special service when we will all sit in the chancel and feel the organ pipes thunder and leap.

No Service on July 2

“A Meditative Exploration of 23rd Psalm”

FUSN singers perform Bobby McFerrin’s renditions of the 23rd Psalm as an invitation to meditate on this timeless spiritual text.

“Unitarian Values & Human Engineering”

Curt Lamb will introduce an important ethical issue of the near future – how to think about changing human beings into something different through human engineering and artificial intelligence. Can the Seven Principles of Unitarianism guide us in this, or will our great grandchldren need new principles?

“Haiku for All”

Jeannie Martin, a skilled Haiku poet and workshop leader, will lead us in undestanding and participating in a form of human expression that heightens our senses and reveals nature in new ways.

“Inclusivity at FUSN”

Our Welcoming Congregation Implementation Team will help us understand inclusivity and consider how we, as individuals and in congregation, can foster a welcoming acceptance of diversity.

“Multi-culturalism”

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“Ethics and the Political Life”

Ted Hess Mahan will share stories from his 15-year experience as a Newton Alderman and reflect on the splendors and pitfalls of the politician’s practical ethics

“Facing Divorce: Its Hidden Opportunities and Blessings”

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“New Ways to Church”

Matt Meyer In a radically changing world it is appropriate, perhaps even necessary, that we entertain new forms of spiritual community. Matt Meyer, a founding member of Sanctuary, a Unitarian-based spiritual community recently launched in Cambridge, will introduce us to the type of spiritual practice this group has found relevant to their lives.