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.
Some view science fiction as nothing but pulp stories about robots and aliens, or children’s fantasies. However, good science fiction can tell us something about ourselves, and what is to come. Join us for a fun, lay-led service, as we explore and experience some good “sci-fi.”
Listen to the sermon on November 29, by Glen, Mary and Bob… Read the rest
The UU principles set forth our relations with other persons. How do they apply to our relations with animals, especially our pets. Pets give us unconditional love. This lay led service will explore how we have included animals in our everyday lives. Members of the congregation are encouraged to bring photos of their pets to be displayed at the front of the sanctuary. Please remember to write your names on the back of the photos.… Read the rest