Category Archives: 1U congregation

Posts about (or primarily of interest to members and friends of) First Unitarian (1U) Church of Orlando

What’s Your Question?

Yesterday was the annual Question Box service. Titled, What’s Your Question?, it was described this way: This morning Rev. Kathy will use the time typically dedicated to the sermon to address questions from the congregation. Everyone will have an opportunity … Continue reading

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After the Day After

After leading worship, I, like many others, reflect on what I might have done differently. Actually, such insights often come while I am still in the middle of a service. Usually, there is nothing to do but file the learning … Continue reading

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Invocation for Orlando City Council

Several weeks ago, I joyfully accepted an invitation to offer the invocation at Orlando City Council today, Earth Day. I did not know at the time that it would be a more complicated day. Here are my words: Invocation for … Continue reading

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Our 30 Days of Love 2013

The Congregation has Left the Building First Unitarian Church of Orlando (1U) joined the Standing on the Side of Love campaign in the celebration of 30 Days of Love  from Martin Luther King Day to Valentine’s Day (though our calendar ran a little … Continue reading

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Let’s Show the CIW some UU Love on Sunday, March 17

Unitarian Universalists are organizing to support the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) on their upcoming March for Rights, Respect and Fair Food. First Unitarian Church of Orlando is encouraging UU congregations statewide to send delegations to Lakeland, FL on March 17. Logistical information … Continue reading

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Well, Hello Blog!

Sorry I have been away so long. Life has been full, and rich, and, well, busy.  Fortunately for me, I have been mostly occupied with things I love, so I don’t mean to complain. Still, I would like to find … Continue reading

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Health & Abundance

My favorite Thanksgiving image is the cornucopia. For me, it is a beautiful symbol of health and abundance. One of the things that I love about it is that it is simple, just a wicker cone overflowing with vegetables and … Continue reading

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