Endings and Beginnings Rev. Debra Thorne Exactly seven years ago I arrived on your doorstep, an eager new minister excited to serve Beacon. That day I brought my suitcase and unpacked it, today I’ll do the reverse. With your help I will pack my suitcase with all the moments of experience and gifts that Beacon […]
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Coming of Age Rev. Debra Thorne, DRE Ashley Cole Transitioning from childhood to youth is a time of excitement and confusion. To risk new activities on our own, to question family traditions, and to begin to think for ourselves requires reflection and courage. As part of their ‘Coming of Age’ yearlong program, two of Beacon’s […]
Staying Open to the “Other” Nancy Rupert As Unitarians, we value diversity, but what does this mean in practice? How can we learn to become more aware of our assumptions in order to stay open to others?
Becoming Unitarian? Rev. Debra Thorne How does one become a Unitarian? There is no creed we all agree to believe and not everyone likes coffee! There are principles that most people think are pretty fine.
The Fry Creek Wilderness Camp of the North West Wilderness Society of the Unitarian Church Guest Speaker: John Doyle A beautiful campground (boat access only) awaits you at the base of the Purcells on majestic Kootenay Lake. There is no electricity, no running water and artfully created pit toilets. Unitarians and other like minded families […]
Rev. Debra Thorne Growing whole is a lifelong project. Individuation is the lesson. Jungian James Hollis says, “While revering the mystery of others, our individuation summons each of us to stand in the presence of our own mystery, and become more fully responsible for who we are in this journey we call our life.”