BERNARDSTON UNITARIAN CHURCH
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Upcoming schedule: April May Calendar 2022

April 3rd 11:30am Dan Tinen leads an in person service with Lynne Walker on Piano "When Things Didn't Go As We Planned"
"It's about all the things in history that have disrupted our lives and how we should respond."
In person, come at 11 for coffee and fellowship.
The service starts at 11:30 and wll be available to those at home on interactive zoom.

Sunday, April 10th 11:30am Congregational Visioning and Goal Setting!! Bring your energy, optimism, and ideas for programming, building, service projects, social events and serving our community.

Easter Sunday, April 17th at 11:30 am. Barry Deitz leads the service."To Everything There is a Season: Out of Hibernation and into the Spring"
Coffee and treats start at 11 and chocolate eggs if you can find them! The service starts at 11:30. Lynne Walker will play our music. Hope you can join us in person or on zoom!

Sunday, April 24th at 11:30 am. Coffee at 11:00 The topic for this Sunday April 24th is"Climate." The format will be a round table discussion following excerpts from the ecoAmerica Climate Leadership Summit 2022. Robbianne Mackin, Chief Development Officer of ecoAmerica and long time church member, hosted a day of the 4 day virtual summit and has provided us with links to some of the notable presentations and discussions. The Summit, organized by ecoAmerica, brings together the people solving problems in our communities and organizing for positive change in business and government as well as personal actions. The mission of ecoAmerica is building climate leadership, public support, and political will for climate solutions in the United States. Part of the summit is the awarding of prizes of $10,000, $25,000 and $50,000 to outstanding organizations in the field. Over 2,000 people across the country participated in this year's Climate Leadership Summit. We will view parts of an interview with CBS correspondent David Pogue, author of the important book "How to Prepare for Climate Change and clips from the keynote address of Bill McKibben as well as other community leaders. Be part of the conversation moving forward on this important topic. Coffee at 11, Roundtable and program excerpts start promptly at 11:30. Due to the complications of projecting the Summit links, we will not try to Zoom the program this Sunday Hope you can make it in person or request the links to view the Summit on your home computer or streaming device. Visit us at www.bernardstonunitarian.org for further information or go directly to www. ecoamerica.org for lots of interesting and enlightening news on climate solutions and organizing.

Sunday, May 1st, 11:30 Singer/Songwriter Reggie Harris leads us in a service and celebration of the first Black Woman Supreme Court Justice, Ketanji Brown Jackson. Reggie Harris brings his joyful music to this happy occasion, on zoom for all to join in. The UU online service begins at 11:30am. Zoom link below. About our Musician/Speaker: Described as "A songwriter of great depth and passion, Reggie Harris writes from a personal sense of mission that merges a world wise point of view with a singularly hopeful stance that life, though often challenging, is filled with possibility and hope. His songs reveal thoughts about life and love and some of the deep aspects of the human experience and cover topics from his own personal journey to world issues and history."

Sunday, May 8, In Person - 11:30am Dan Tinen leads us in a service Sermon Topic: United or Divided: South versus North, East versus West; is the direction of humanity towards cooperation at ever-larger scales,
or is unity across groups incompatible with human nature?

Sunday, May 15, Barry Deitz will lead the service.


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The Meetinghouse Artists group has been meeting weekly, Friday in person - vaccination required.

Stay strong, stay smart, stay safe and well. The world needs our optimism and cooperation!



Peace Mantra: "To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance." -Buddha


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