Blessings

A Blessing of the Backpacks and Masks, Water Communion, and Homecoming Special Serviceby AJ Fox, Director of Religious Education Our August 23, 2020 message begins with a Sufi Parable read by Babs Garcia. LEARNING TO LOVE THIS WORLDBy Molly Housh Gordon We gather together this morningtenderly—like drops of dew on Read more…

Soul Matters Small Groups

This fall First Unitarian Universalist Church of Springfield will join 145 other churches that use the Soul Matters Small Group circles to encourage members and friends to engage deeply with their Unitarian Universalist values through independent reflection on monthly themes. This program will occur from September 2020 through June of Read more…

UUA Disaster Relief

Rev. Lauren Smith of the UUA Disaster Relief Fund has issued an emergency appeal to meet the needs of Iowa residents affected by the devastating derecho winds of last week. From Rev. Smith: The UUA Disaster Relief Fund is here for UUs and UU congregations when disaster strikes…. Grants from Read more…

2020/2021 Soulful Home Registration

The Soulful Home Program Simple ways to engage with your family and your values. Flexible and easy conversation starters and activities that help you make time for meaning making. An invitation to engage with this world in ways that center Unitarian Universalist values. In the 2020/2021 church year we will Read more…

Compassion

8/2/2020 Give Us Justice, Give Us Peace Dona Nobis Pacem Round, Public Domain Worktext from BLMnew music by Emily McKinneyperformed by the Virtual First UU Choir “I have almost reached the regrettable conclusion that the Negro’s great stumbling block in his stride toward freedom is not the White Citizen’s Counciler Read more…