“Beauty: In the eye of the beholder?” Join us as we explore the various ways the term “beauty” is defined and interpreted. It’s effect on all five senses, and, perhaps, the evolution of the “Sixth Sense.” Is beauty an intrinsic concept…or is it by nature, subjective?… Read the rest
Speaker: Bob Meyerson
We pay homage to the late Pete Seeger, Folk legend, Singer, Instrumentalist with too many to list, and Unitarian Universalist. Pete would have been 100 this year. His music and his steadfast adherence to his principles helped change history. We honor him with some of the songs he composed and sung. The world is not yet perfect…but it is far better than had Peter Seeger not existed in it.
Theme, surrounding the Independence Day Holiday, is “patriotism.” It will explore the various meanings of the word in context with the holiday. Pulpit guest Bob Meyerson will focus on how the word has been defined throughout all of the wars in which we’ve been involved, with special emphasis on the Revolutionary war and the Civil war. Who were the patriots? Who were the traitors? And who defines them? Are the ‘winners’ always the patriots? Let’s … Read the rest
Bob Meyerson takes a serious/comic view of that part of life called ‘old age.’ When does it happen? Is it simply a matter of the calendar? Do we look at the subject with horror? Or are there benefits and while a serious subject, there is much to laugh about.
In conjunction with the Eden Area Interfaith Council, and celebrating the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Year of Peace, (1986) we will have an interfaith service with peace readings from a dozen major religions.
We have invited faith leaders from various traditions to be with us and voice the prayers. We will have a reception and discussion period following the service.
You may know that we have a few aspiring writers here at Starr King. Join us today for a lay-led service as we hear from a few of them, and talk about the process, the craft and the spirituality of putting words on paper.
A lay-led service. Sermon by Bob Meyerson
Youth’s lofty ambitions along with life’s sometimes harsh and often unwelcome realities will be discussed. Come celebrate both and realize they co-exist.