Worship Services at Midcoast UU Fellowship
This month's service theme is
"Sources of Wisdom"
“Empathy Is a Renewable Resource We Must Constantly Replenish” with guest speaker David Jester. It is hard to empathize at times; frustrated by the bombardment of daily life, feeling overwhelmed, we get lost in ourselves, forgetting to have understanding for other people’s problems, pain, and misfortunes. After 16 years as a firefighter and paramedic in the Midcoast, David has learned to nourish his own empathy and maintain it, even in the darkest hours of his job. He will talk about how to sustain the ability to empathize, and most important, offer simple tips to maintain and rejuvenate your well of understanding and caring for your fellow neighbor. David is a graduate of USM, Magna Cum Laude in Geography/ Anthropology degree and with a Masters degree in American and New England Studies. When he is not working as a first responder, he can be found reading, writing, and more writing. He has been published in several publications, two anthologies, and proud to be a member of the Chicago-based writing group Drinkers With Writing Problems. His work can be found at www.dfjester.com
Children's Programming: Mr. Gumpy’s Outing – The Golden Rule
“The Arc of Justice: From the Civil Rights Movement to Black Lives Matter" with Rev. Erika Hewitt. Many of us know the story of the Civil Rights movement—but do we understand it as part of an ongoing, shape-shifting process of racial justice that leads directly to today’s Black Lives Matter movement? Rev. Erika will invite us to understand our part in this arc of justice-seeking and justice -making.
Children's Programming: Martin Luther King, Jr. - Learning from Our Past
"Wisdom from Unlikely Sources" with Rev. Erika Hewitt. In keeping with this month’s theme (Sources of Wisdom), Rev. Erika will explore a few threads in our secular popular culture that reflect and inform our Unitarian Universalist values. (Warning: this sermon will contain spoiler alerts about “The Last Jedi.”)
Children's Programming: Wise People & the Elephant - World Religions
Join us on this Sunday as we reflect on "The Stories Hidden in Plain Sight." Stories are an important source of wisdom in our UU faith. Caity Bogdan will talk about the importance of casting a wide net for these stories, and how often important, untold stories are hiding in our plain sight.
Children's Programming: Frederick - Wonder & Awe
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