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  • Group logo of Caring Ministry
    active 3 years, 7 months ago

    A place to communicate about and record caring ministry activities.

    Private Group / 1 member
  • Group logo of Communications Team
    active 5 years, 1 month ago

    We manage website content , help publicize TPC events, and address general internal and external communication needs.

    Public Group / 1 member

Forward Abundant – March 12, 2017

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We’ll pause from our monthly theme of forgiveness long enough to imagine our Theodore Parker Church future on this Pledge Drive Sunday. As we move forward together, what abundance is our priority? Listen Read

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Answers to Three Common Concerns about a Black Lives Matter Banner

Posted by on Mar 8, 2017 in Racial Justice Task Force | Comments Off on Answers to Three Common Concerns about a Black Lives Matter Banner

In discussions about our support for the Black Lives Matter movement, three major concerns have been raised: Is a banner the end of our work?  What about the reaction of the West Roxbury community given its population of police, firefighters and other first responders? Will we be endorsing an organization that some see as divisive and polarizing? These concerns are addressed in this document. March-Answers-to-Questions.docx (13...

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Mending the Broken Places – March 5, 2017

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Our first Unitarian Universalist principle speaks to the “inherent worth and dignity of all people.” But that doesn’t mean we’re perfect, obviously. How do we go about acknowledging and mending what may not be quite right? Listen Read

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Compassion Becoming Real – February 26, 2017

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Members of the Theodore Parker Church Caring Ministry Team share resources, reflections, and questions inviting us to continue growing in compassion. Details are available here.

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Support Accessible Restroom in Narthex

Posted by on Mar 7, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Support Accessible Restroom in Narthex

You can help the church take a major step toward full accessibility this year by supporting construction of a restroom in the sanctuary narthex (or foyer). The goal is to raise $20,000 from members and friends by May 1 so that construction can proceed this summer. Thanks to generous gifts from members and a grant from the Woburn Fund, we have already raised $45,000 for the project. We are grateful to everyone who contributes to this important new milestone in our commitment to universal access. Click HERE to open a form for donating by credit...

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Mystery and More – February 19, 2017

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Wendell Berry writes, “When we no longer know which way to go we have come to our real journey.” The Rev. Elizabeth Ngueyen leads a spirit-filled worship on facing down the unknown with heart and humor. Rev. Nguyen is the UUA’s Leadership Development Associate for Youth and Young Adults of Color and community minister with First Parish in Cambridge. A graduate of Harvard Divinity School, she was a founding member of the Lucy Stone Cooperative. She now serves on the Diverse Revolutionary Unitarian Universalist Multicultural...

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Choosing Compassion – February 12, 2017

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“In ninth grade [Compassion] was befriended by Courage. Courage lent Compassion bright sweaters, explained the slang, showed her how to play volleyball, taught her you can love people and not care what they think about you.” J. Ruth Gendler’s descriptions of qualities reminds us of a relationship we sometimes overlook. How courageous are you feeling these days? Listen...

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Compassionate Resistance – February 5, 2017

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Our theme for the month of February is compassion. When so much around us suggests the need for Resistance, the Rev. Anne Bancroft asks, is it possible to remain compassionate? Listen Read

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A Blog on Our Souls – January 29, 2017

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The Fifth Estate, in its myriad forms, has become a leading change agent in the 21st century, not to mention an enormous time consumer for many of us. From a spiritual perspective, how do we manage the impact of extended social media on our lives? On this final Sunday of our focus on intention, how might we plan to make use of or manage this curious and persistent intrusion? Listen...

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Racial Justice: Roots & Branches – January 22, 2017

Posted by on Feb 16, 2017 in Sermon Archive, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Racial Justice: Roots & Branches – January 22, 2017

This service, led by Claire Barker and Mark Bauer, focuses on the continuity of racial justice concerns from various wisdom traditions up through testimonies of current congregation members. It is inspired by a spirit of invitation to participation, viewing action as a natural outgrowth of our traditions.

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