“What Passover Means to a Secular Jew – My Four Questions” by Dr. Laini Burstein on March 24

What are these questions? Why does an atheist lead a Seder, the ritual Passover meal modeled on a Roman banquet? Why commemorate the ostensible Exodus from Egypt over 3000 years ago, despite scant evidence supporting the existence of Moses? Why proclaim joyfully “next year in Jerusalem” when the heart-wrenching Israeli-Palestinian conflict leaves so many people … [Read more…]

Growing Together – March 2013

by Rev. Evan Young Here we are, flush with excitement after an inspiring annual meeting at which we celebrated our achievements, appreciated our leaders, selected our representatives, and adopted an ambitious budget for the coming fiscal year. So what are you going to do about it? It’s time to think about this now, because sometime … [Read more…]

Growing Together – Feb 2013

by Reverend Evan Young We Unitarian Universalists affirm and promote justice, equity, and compassion in human relations. It’s the third of our seven principles. We believe that no one should be dehumanized through acts of exclusion, oppression, or violence because of his or her identity. A simple enough idea — but as evidenced by a … [Read more…]