Entries by Beacon

June 21, 2015: Nurturing the Interdependent Web

Thank you is the only necessary prayer, said Meister Eckhart. Gratitude expressed directly transforms our closed heart to open, our closed mind to open, and our closed world to an open and inclusive world. On this our final Sunday service of the regular 2014-15 church year, we celebrate our connections and share our gratitude for […]

June 14, 2015: Critters & Humans

The Beacon Youth Group shares their thoughts on life and growth and justice in a changing world. This is also our biannual Pet blessing service: you are invited to bring with you your beloved four legged critters (and no leggeds!).

May 31, 2015: Moral Beauty

There is available to each of us a uniquely human beauty, deeper than skin beauty. It is the beauty which fills us when our actions come from a sense of deep goodness, deep respect, and deep reverence for all life. This is ‘moral beauty’. It is rooted in our values and in our Unitarian Principles. […]

May 24, 2015: What is Your Word for Beauty?

Is your word simplicity? Truth? Love? Or did you choose something different? How do these words deepen the meaning of beauty? Marilyn Medén will explore words, ideas, and inspiration that focus individual action and have the potential to affect the larger world.

May 10, 2015: From Nothing to Something

Half a century ago Professor Higgs had a vision while out for a walk in the Scottish moors: that there was a single particle that held the whole universe together. One hundred and thirteen nations, three thousand scientists, twelve thousand support positions, the largest machine in the world, (a 27 mile proton smasher under the […]