Sunday, Jan 7, 10:00 am
So many of the world’s sacred texts are concerned with justice. And even some of our most beloved secular texts: plays, novels, movies, and more, focus on a character seeking justice. We will examine together this need for justice in our communities and how we might live accordingly.
Sunday, Jan 14, 10:00 am
(Intergenerational MLK Day and Stone Soup)
Hand in Hand
On this special morning when we remember the life and the ministry of Martin Luther King, Jr., we will look to the leadership of the youngest members of our community and share a meal of Stone Soup together. Come and join in this celebration of one of our most cherished, prophetic voices with the leaders of our church’s future.
Sunday, Jan 21, 10:00 am
On Being Human
We humans spend a lifetime of practice and still we are learning to be human. Dogs, on the other hand, may be the perfect Zen Masters. A Border Collie is perfectly and completely a Border Collie. Her only inner conflict involves keeping her silly sheep together. That purity of essence is part of what I love and cannot even begin to emulate. What is the essence of my humanness? The fragile edges of life, the beginning, the end, and serious disability can each teach us something essential about being human – which whatever else it might be is a shared endeavor.
“Church is a place where you get to practice what it means to be human.” – James Luther Adams
Sunday, Jan 28, 10:00 am
A UU Yom Kippur in January
The Jewish high holy day of Yom Kippur comes a bit late this year to First Unitarian of Honolulu. But it’s not too late to start 2018 with thoughts of the important ideals of forgiveness, charity, remembrance, and prayer.