As many of our members are moving into midlife or the elder stage of life some guideposts may be available from a surprising source. Rev. Gail Tapscott has been reading fairy tales and theories about them for years and will share some of the lesser known stories and their wisdom to help us negotiate the second half of life.
In these times when good news is hard to find and our core values and goals as Unitarian Universalists are being challenged in seemingly unprecedented ways, Hope may sometimes be hard to sustain. Ken believes fervently that “music with a message” is one magical avenue towards holding on to Hope. In this program he will share with us songs that he feels express that hope with inspiring lyrics and lovely melodies.
We welcome John Chappell, Development Director who will tell us about this grassroots organization and their outreach to young people through civic engagement and other projects.
Can we improve our relationship to the Earth? Our seventh UU principle states that we respect the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part. Within our current society the challenges for connecting to this principle are sizeable, and significant change is needed to alter our current unsustainable trajectory. Rather than focus on how we fall short, Carla Carr and Jason Taylor will introduce a few innovative possibilities, a small sampling of novel and inventive approaches to solving some our pressing environmental issues.