No Service on July 2

“A Mediative Journey Through Bobby McFerrin’s 23rd Psalm”

Bobby McFerrin has made subtle and impactful changes to the text of the 23rd Psalm. Choir members will sing this powerful, affirming song/psalm and Joan Caplan will lead us through a guided meditation as we explore our connections to this 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.

“Bridging The Connections Between…” – August 6

We are delighted to welcome Reverend Dr. Sandras Barnes who will deliver the sermon at a summer service at FUSN on Sunday, August 6. Reverend Barnes is the Director of the Seminarians in the City Program at City Mission in Boston and has a background in education, as both a teacher and teacher educator focusing … Continued

“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”

My ongoing journey through a divorce has been surprisingly rich with blessings, as I find formerly unexplored internal resources that have helped affirm my fundamental resilience.Through poetry and music, let’s share strategies that have helped us transform loss into gifts of new possibilities and even, dare I say it? – JOY!

“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.