Love is the doctrine of this church.
The quest for truth is its sacrament.
And service is its prayer.
This is our great covenant:
To dwell together in peace.
To seek the truth in love.
And to help one another.
To the end that all souls shall grow
In harmony with the divine.
By the Rev. Alice Anacheka-Nasemann, minister at the Unitarian Church of Marlborough & Hudson
Last spring, when my 13-year-old daughter learned about the murders of the 9 African American men and women shot during a Bible study in Charleston, following in the wake of a string of highly publicized shootings of African Americans, including the deaths of 18 year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson and 12-year-old Tamir Rice in Cleveland, she turned to me with a mixture of heartbreak and determination on her face and said, “I feel compelled to do something.” She was able to take action and find her voice this fall by participating in Black Lives Matter vigils organized by members of the congregation I serve, the Unitarian Church of Marlborough & Hudson.
Many have asked us, don’t “All Lives Matter?” The answer is a resounding, unequivocal “yes!” Of course all lives matter! It is precisely because we believe that all lives matter that we feel compelled to stand in witness to the inj…
How can we see through eyes that have cried? At this Sunday’s service Rev. Colin Bossen reflects upon stories gathered from undocumented and deported migrants and the ongoing need for a transformation of both United State’s and Europe’s immigration systems.
An award winning preacher, scholar and social justice organizer, the Rev. Colin Bossen is currently working [ … ]
Holiday Swap & Shop Guidelines
Saturday, December 5th, 12pm to 4pm
Do you have a lot of things around your home that you don’t use and want to get rid of? How about some clothes that don’t fit or a book you’ll never read? Looking for something or know someone else who needs something? [ … ]
UCMH’s Director of Lifelong Learning is using her decade of experience teaching teens about sexuality to guide parents on how to navigate these important (but some-times awkward) conversations. Roberta Altamari will share with you the basic principles of the Our Whole Lives (a popular and comprehensive sexuality program taught in liberal churches and in private school [ … ]
The Nov. 15 worship service at 10:30 a.m. will feature Tony Smith, the founder and Executive Director of New Start Project, and a resident of Boston. Tony was inspired to start NSP because of the devastating impact that incarceration has had on his family, friends, and community. He is a member of the board of directors [ … ]