COWSPIRICY: The Sustainability Secret

cowspiracyJoin us on Friday, February 20th at 7:00 PM for

COWSPIRICY: The Sustainability Secret

at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Kent’s Sanctuary

Presented by our Green Sanctuary Team, COWSPIRACY: The Sustainability Secret investigates why leading environmental organizations are afraid to talk about the devastating environmental impact large-scale factory farming has on our planet.

Annual Stewardship Campaign: Raising the Bar!

FY2016 Stewardship LogoFebruary 22 kicks off our Annual Stewardship Campaign: Raising the Bar!   Stewardship Packets have been mail and soon you’ll be contacted by a UU Church of Kent Canvasser.  We hope you’ll take advantage of the fellowship opportunity to share how your life has been enriched by the many programs and ministries offered at our beloved church.  

If you have any questions about the annual stewardship campaign, please feel free to contact Kathie Slater, Meg Milko, Claudia Miller, or Sandy Eaglen.

A Discussion of Selma

Book-Selma-194x300In this 50th anniversary year of the civil rights struggle that unfolded in Selma, I invite you to a discussion.  To prepare, please go see the movie Selma and read Mark Morrison- Reed’s book The Selma Awakening: How the Civil Rights Movement Tested and Changed Unitarian Universalism.

Rev. Melissa will host discussions on Tuesday, March 3 in the Founders Lounge and Wednesday, March 11 in Fessenden Hall from 7 to 9 pm.  Feel free to come to either or both.

Wings Set Me Free – February 15, 2015

faitn and wings 2Led by Rev. Melissa Carvill Ziemer and Worship Associate Bonnie Harper

Faith can be like wings, the strength that lifts us up when we long to fly. From those heights we often find connections and have visions that just aren’t possible when life is viewed from the ground. What is the faith that lifts you up?

Once again we find ourselves without a Host or Hosts for Pancakes on Sunday February 22nd.

pancakesOn the last Sunday of each month, with a few exceptions, we bring you pancakes made with love by your friends at the church.  We offer exciting flavors, creative toppings, original sauces and it’s a wonderful time to sit down, relax and enjoy good company over good food.

The Fundraising committee brings this to you as an ongoing fund raiser for the church.  BUT we cannot continue this tradition if you don’t step up and volunteer to help. It’s a FUN time in the kitchen and we have experienced people who will show you how to do everything you need to do in order to prepare, cook, serve and clean up.

What flavor would YOU like to cook this month?  As the Host or Hosts you and/or your family gets to choose the flavor we serve and cook the pancakes too!

If you think this is something you can do to help continue this tradition please email Meg Milko. Thank you!

Faith Defined – February 8, 2015

faith defined 2Led by Elaine Bowen

What’s your religious language baggage attached to “faith”?

How do you see faith through a UU lens?

Is it blurry and vague, crystal clear or somewhere in between?

Do you mean what I mean?

What do you have faith in?

So many questions . . .

Roots Hold Me Close – February 1, 2015

Centenarian tree with large trunk and big roots above the groundLed by Rev. Melissa Carvill Ziemer and Worship Associate Carolyn Schlemmer
Faith can be like roots, the ties that keep us grounded in our values and steadfast in our efforts. Like roots, faith grows and changes and calls forth new growth. What is the faith that keeps you grounded?

Sermon Topics – February 2015

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February 1 – Roots Hold Me Close
Led by Rev. Melissa Carvill Ziemer and Worship Associate Carolyn Schlemmer
Faith can be like roots, the ties that keep us grounded in our values and steadfast in our efforts. Like roots, faith grows and changes and calls forth new growth. What is the faith that keeps you grounded?

 

February 8 – Faith Defined
Led by Elaine Bowen                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       What’s your religious language baggage attached to “faith”? How do you see faith through a UU lens? Is it blurry and vague, crystal clear or somewhere in between? Do you mean what I mean? What do you have faith in? So many questions . . .

 

February 15 – Wings Set Me Free
Led by Rev. Melissa Carvill Ziemer and Worship Associate Bonnie Harper
Faith can be like wings, the strength that lifts us up when we long to fly. From those heights we often find connections and have visions that just aren’t possible when life is viewed from the ground. What is the faith that lifts you up?

 

February 22 – Music Sunday
Led by Music Director Hal Walker and friends
Hal once again works his magic, weaving a powerful message of faith and music into a diverse tapestry of songs and styles that showcases the many talents and gifts our community has to offer.
Don’t miss it!

The Right Thing for the Right Reason – January 25, 2015

do right - mandelaLed by the Rev. Melissa Carvill Ziemer, Director of Religious Education Karen Lapidus and Worship Associate Mary Lou Hollly

Our multigenerational service this morning will explore congruence.  How we can align our hearts and minds and actions so we can do the right thing for the right reason more often?