Monthly Archives: February 2017

24 February Minister’s Moment

  “I am only one, But still I am one. I cannot do everything, But still I can do something; And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.” (via WikiQuote) These words are from a century ago, by Edward Everett Hale, an innovative observer of … Continued

26 February Adult Discussion

“Responding to James Baldwin through his writings and the new documentary film I Am Not Your Negro.”

February 26 Children’s Religious Education

RE this week, February 26 Pre-Kindergarten: We Are Many, We Are One. This week we begin some classes looking at families with a class called “All Kinds of Families are for Caring and Sharing.” Our students will hear Robert Skutch’s story, Who’s in a Family, play a game of choices, and make some “families” using crafts. Kindergarten-First … Continued

10 February Minister’s Moment

It has been a very busy week! Plenty of ministry within our Unitarian Church of Norfolk and beyond our walls. I’ve learned some new skills and met new people. Here’s a quick run-down. OUTSIDE: We start with a celebration of a new building. Williamsburg Unitarian Universalists (WUU) celebrated the opening of their new Religious Education … Continued

19 February Adult Discussion

Part II: “What I Didn’t Learn in School about the Contributions of African Americans to Our Country’s History.”

03 February Minister’s Moment

This week I thought about the Boy Scouts of America, an organization I was once part of. The New York Times headline said “Welcoming Transgender Boy Scouts” and explained “Instead of accepting only boys whose birth certificates list their gender as male, the organization will now welcome boys who identify as such in an application … Continued