Monthly Archives: December 2016

16 December Minister’s Moment

Let’s start with a big thank you for those who went to the “Happy Holidays” celebration at the Islamic Center near ODU on Friday, December 9. We enjoyed tours of their building, bagels, cakes and conversation. I am glad so many of us showed up. I was there mid-afternoon, just before prayers, and we still … Continued

09 December Minister’s Moment

Each week I sit down with a long list of things to talk about in my column.   So much to say… so much to think about. Wednesday I sent out a special message which included an invite for today, Friday, to the Islamic Center on 49th street in Norfolk, for a holiday reception outside … Continued

18 December Special Congregational Meeting Called

Dear Congregant: The Board of Trustees of the Unitarian Church of Norfolk has voted to hold a special congregational meeting on December 18, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.  At this meeting members in good standing will be asked to vote on three motions.  They are as follows: The Congregation hereby approves the Purchase / Sale Agreement … Continued

02 December Minister’s Moment

Liminal Space Seventy-five years ago, American lives changed suddenly and radically. Japan declared war on the United States and attacked bases in the Pacific: Pearl Harbor and Manila. Within the day our country changed from neutral and uninvolved to a nation at war. The date December 7th, 1941 is still remembered for how it shocked … Continued