It has become far too easy for many of us to remain riveted to every fresh newsflash or reminder of pain in the world around us. In this service we will explore a practice of finding stillness in the midst of chaos, a pause to renew our spirit before returning to the work of our faith.
Our attention has become one of the most valuable commodities in the modern world. Billions of dollars are spent to capture our precious attention for the profit of others. How might we regain agency over our own attention?
For 79 years, the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee has advanced human rights in the United States and around the world. This year the Service Committee’s intergenerational program, Guest at Your Table celebrates the leadership of women in the formation of strong communities. Join us to hear their stories of hope.
As we enter the season of Thanksgiving we will honor the many who share their gifts of service in our UUFHC community and beyond. The poet Mary Oliver has written that
attention is the beginning of devotion. Let us give thanks for the devotion that surrounds us.