Circles – Highlights

DLRE Blog: Saving the World vs. Saving Yourself

by Julie Rigano  Lately I have been finding myself thinking back to an exercise we did in last year’s Coming of Age class. The class was told to choose between two options and then defend their choice. Some of the options were being kind or being popular, being independent or being cooperative, accepting all viewpoints … Continued

Youth Scholarship Opportunities

The Aninger Fund: These scholarships provide money for Junior and Senior youth to attend leadership and spiritual programs. Find out more and download application forms HERE. The deadline for applications is March 31.

“Moths, Birds and Landscaping-The Night Shift”

EBWA (Evening Branch of the Women’s Alliance): On March 30th, naturalist Catherine Klatt will present her stunning photographs to illustrate the diversity and beauty of moths.  Her talk will explore the tight links between moths and birds, and unexpected ways that our home landscaping choices affect bird and insect populations. Far from being just little brown … Continued

Minister’s Blog: United Against Hate

In February, I joined a local interfaith group called Schenectady Clergy Against Hate. In my first meeting with them, we discussed a variety of initiatives to promote the positive values of our faith traditions, and they shared a pledge they had written for members of local congregations to make for themselves – a pledge to … Continued

Hudson Mohawk UU Joint Worship Service

Sunday, March 26 at Doane Stuart School: Unitarian Universalists from the Capital Region and beyond will travel to Doane Stuart School in Rensselaer on Sunday morning March 26 for our 9th Annual Combined Worship Service at 10:30 AM. Gathering in Love for Justice and Peace will be the morning’s theme. Religious communities, gathering together to … Continued

UUA General Assembly 2017

June 21-25, New Orleans, LA: General Assembly (GA) is the annual meeting of our Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). Attendees worship, witness, learn, connect, and make policy for the Association through democratic process. Anyone may attend; any church member wishing to be a delegate and vote on issues including the election of the new President of the … Continued

Earth Circles at UUSS

In the Steps of the Peacemaker (PEACEMAKER CIRCLES): Monday evening, March 13th at 7pm in the Fireplace Room. Join this Earth Circles’ discussion group to explore the teachings of The Peacemaker, a holy man of the Haudensaunee People who united the Five Nations into a confederacy and brought peace to a land torn by war and … Continued

The EBWA 2016-2017 Calendar

All women are welcome September 29th: Dr. Ellen McHale, author and executive director, N Y Folklore Society “Stable Views; Voices from the Thoroughbred Racetrack” Learn about the “backside” of the track about those who work daily with the horses, with little recognition or compensation. October 27th: Corinne Carey, of Compassion & Choices “Expanding Options at … Continued