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Islam will be the focus at church on Feb. 21

All are welcome to join the congregation at the Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson on Sunday, Feb. 21, to learn more about the Islamic faith. The 10:30 a.m. worship service on "Women & Islam: The Veil and Other Costumes and Customs" will be led by the Rev. Dr. M’ellen Kennedy. Much controversy is stirring about the Muslim tradition of women’s wearing of a head scarf or veil. What is this about? How do we balance religious tolerance and women’s rights? What do we make of this as westerners? Let’s explore this charged topic together. You’re invited to bring a scarf or hat to the service if you choose. From 1 to 3:30 p.m. Kennedy will lead a workshop called "Countering Islamophobia: Understanding our Muslim Brothers and Sisters." What is Islamophobia? Where does it come from? What can we do to counter this dangerous and pervasive problem? What are common myths about Islam? What are surprising aspects of Islam that we rarely hear about in the media? Kennedy will share insights from her five years of work on countering Islamophobia, and fro…

Upcoming Events

The public is welcome to monthly healing circle

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Monday February 8, 2016 at 7:15 pm

All are welcome to join at the Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson for a monthly Healing Circle. Each month, participants will explore and share various healing techniques or modalities for self-care and healing others. Leader Kim Roche will invited different healers from the community to give presentations. Each circle will be closed by sending a
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Sunday, Feb. 7, service: Women’s Stories of Fear & Courage

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Wednesday February 3, 2016 at 4:11 pm

Our ministerial theme for the month of February is fear and courage. This Sunday, Feb. 7, our worship will focus on fear in the lives of women, and the courage that is required to find our power, claim our voices, and remove ourselves from unhealthy or abusive situations. Rev. Alice will be joined in the pulpit  [ … ]

Jan. 31 worship service: Downton Abbey Comes to Hudson!

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Tuesday January 26, 2016 at 12:17 am

Put on an apron, a flapper dress, or your favorite hat from the 1920s and join us for a multigenerational service this Sunday, Jan. 31, at 10:30 a.m. that draws on the world of Downton Abbey to explore wealth inequality. We’ll feature special music from the ’20s with the Mood Elevators and pianist Robin Verdier. Scones  [ … ]

Jan. 24 Service: Simple Joys That Can Change the World

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Friday January 22, 2016 at 7:18 pm

Can our pursuit of happiness benefit the larger world? How does joy fit in with our monthly focus on balance? This Sunday, Jan. 24, Rev. Alice will explore these questions as we consider simple abundance, the sources of true happiness, and the ways we can increase joy in our lives as an act of standing on  [ … ]

Fatheism with Chris Stedman

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All are welcome to the Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson on Sunday, March 13, to hear former evangelical Christian and current Humanist chaplain Chris Stedman speak on the topic of Fatheism. Stedman will lead worship service at 10:30 a.m. and then conduct a workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. Atheist voices are increasing in the  [ … ]