Peacemaking in the Nuclear Age

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Is there a reasonable hope for peace, hope for a world that is free of nuclear weapons? Listen to Lyndon Harris’s reflection on peacemaking in the nuclear age and the soul-force each one of us can embrace to make sense out of difficult times. Lyndon Harris is the Co-director of Tigg’s Pond Retreat Center in […]

Making Sense of Life’s Changes

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Change is good and change is hard. Negotiating through life’s changes determines the quality of our lives.  Let’s explore that issue. Dr. Earle Rabb is a retired United Methodist minister. He is the author of the book, “The Case of the Missing Person,” a look at Jesus as a wisdom teacher and community organizer. Please share: […]

Walking Together

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We are a unique community… both our lovely town in our beautiful mountain home and our UUFH congregation. Community matters. Relationships matter. The “how” of our community matters. I invite you to explore with me our “how” of walking together in Hendersonville and as Unitarian Universalists. See you at church. Please share: on Twitter on […]

Patriotism and the Moral Universe

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As we prepare for a week of flags, fireworks, and patriotic speeches, we need to ask ourselves how we reconcile love of and loyalty to country with the goal of world community. In a world that seems to be degenerating into tribalism, perhaps we can engage our liberal religious values to work for reconciliation both within […]

Ani maamin (I have faith)

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At the very least, faith involves the realization that there is something greater than ourselves. This something that we come to realize pushes us to better ourselves and aims us at a better world. But more than only realizing, faith requires us to be active participants in fashioning the messianic age. It starts with each […]

Dad’s Tackle Box II (with Guest)

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Five years ago this Sunday, we packed up to move the Sunday service to Agudas Israel while we renovated the sanctuary. It was a big commitment and change. The reflection for the day was “Dad’s Tackle Box.” When my dad was a young man, he made a wooden tackle box. He helped my brothers and […]

Beloved Community Gets Real

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Our religious orientation starts with a sense of something more. We belong to much more than ourselves. We inter-are. UUFH is part of the living faith tradition of Unitarian Universalism; “streams that meet and merge.” General Assembly begins in ten days in New Orleans. Our Association is embracing big issues and opportunities. Beloved community gets […]

Thanks Be To Good

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On this Sunday, we will practice appreciation. Graduation recognizes successful completion of requirements. Appreciation recognizes the good that is in us and around us, and then says thank you. We will celebrate members of the congregation and recognize the Faith Development Program as their year concludes. Join us for fun and festivities as we appreciate […]

For Pete’s Sake: The Life and Songs of Pete Seeger

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The late Pete Seeger was the dean of American folksingers and a great American story of artistic courage. He was also a longtime Unitarian. Steve tells stories of Seeger’s career, his personal encounters with Seeger and, of course, plays his glorious songs. “If I Had a Hammer,” “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?” and “Waist […]