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…

Stuck in the Doorway

Threshold moments tend to bring great tension, conflict, and both inner and outer wrestling. Overwhelmed by the tension, we often find ourselves stuck in the doorway, peering ahead into an unknown future and holding on to the assurance of past experience. This message will explore the idea of tension as a creative force and strategies for stepping boldly into an unknown future while choosing carefully what elements of the past should be carried across the threshold.

Special Music – 7/12/20

Come, Come, Whoever You AreWords: Adapted from RumiMusic: Lynn Adair UngarPerformed by the First UU Virtual Choir Staying apart and not singing together is an act of love these days, and still, we invite you to come, whoever you are, and join us this Sunday as we reflect on General Read more…

Press Release

First Unitarian Universalist Church of Springfield MO welcomes Rev. Michelle Scott-Huffman as its new minister. She begins her duties today, July 1. Scott-Huffman already is familiar to many Springfield residents through her position as campus minister at Ekklesia Progressive Campus Ministry, a leader in interfaith conversations at Missouri State University. Read more…

June 28, 2020 – Special Music

Confidencefrom Songs Without Words, Op. 19 No. 4by Felix Mendelssohnperformed by Eva Riebold Eva suggested this as our prelude this week and I agree that it’s both lovely and supports the theme of Possibility. This is from collected works of Mendelssohn, published across different periods of his life, under the Read more…