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Because All Lives Matter … We Stand for Black Lives Matter

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…

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Sunday Service: Through Eyes That Have Cried

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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  [ … ]

Please donate to our Holiday Swap & Shop!

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Tuesday November 24, 2015 at 8:45 pm

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?  [ … ]

Talking to Your Kids about Sexuality Workshop

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Friday November 13, 2015 at 12:53 am

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  [ … ]

Thanksgiving Intergenerational Service: Hoozho Nashai, Walking in Beauty

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All are welcome to join the Thanksgiving Family Service at the Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson on Sunday, Nov. 22, 10:30 a.m. which will consider, Hoozho Nashai, or Walking in Beauty, a Southwest American Indian concept of a way to look at the world and your footprint. However, racism and erasure issues make us aware of how painful it can
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Worship Service, Nov. 15: Tony Smith

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Monday November 9, 2015 at 1:22 am

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  [ … ]