Worship Services at Midcoast UU Fellowship
This month's service theme is "Our UU Roots"
"A Brief History of Hell (and Heresy)” by Rev. Erika Hewitt. Sixty percent of Americans believe in Hell; only 4% believe they’ll go there after death. This, perhaps, is why an evangelical preacher made waves when he preached the Universalist gospel that there is no hell, because “love wins.” Join Erika as she reviews the history of Hell, and reflects on about the hells we create.
Post-Worship: UU History in 15 Minutes
Our monthly theme for October is “Our UU Roots.” Do you wish you knew more about our UU roots? Following worship, Erika will provide a whirlwind summary of our Unitarian, Universalist, and Unitarian Universalist histories. She’ll then lead a brief discussion and answer questions. (Total time: 45 minutes) All are welcome!
Children's Programming: The Flaming Chalice.
"Celebrating Our UU ForeMothers" led by John Adams and the Fellowship’s Worship Associates. Our service will introduce and hear from some of the notable UU women in history; what makes them important, and what is their legacy.
Reminder: This is Pumpkinfest Sunday in Damariscotta. Plan ahead for parking or shuttles into town. Limited handicap accessible parking is available in the Skidompha parking lot via Elm Street.
Children's Programming: Ways to Pray.
"Celebrating Our Fellowship" led by Bob Whitmire and the Midcoast UU Fellowship Board members. This year, our congregation is celebrating its 35th Anniversary! Today your Board members will offer reflections about their own spiritual lives, prompting reflection about our congregation’s past, present, and future.
Children's Programming: Our UU Sources.
"Skeletons in Our Closet" by Rev. Erika Hewitt. Although our religious tradition is strong, proud, and glorious, our Unitarian Universalist history includes shadows of shame and sin. This morning Rev. Erika will pull back the curtain to expose some of those skeletons. How will we choose to move forward as a faith?
Children's Programming: Science Discoveries Special with Caity Bogdan.
"Cherish Your Doubts" with guest minister Rev. Gail R. Geisenhainer. Doubt, grief, and the embrace of change: spiritual disciplines at the core of Unitarian Universalism that equip us well for living in tumultuous times. Rev. Geisenhainer is Minister Emerita with the First UU Congregation of Ann Arbor (MI). She is now retired and living in Springvale, Maine.
Children's Programming: The Troll Tear (Smahain)
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