Posts with the tag “parable”
In Debt to Life - April 7, 2019
by FPUU Admin on April 8th, 2019
This parable and its call to interdependence is too important, too radical, to let it be interpreted by those who would tame it. Our series on the parables ends today, but it is important that we continue to look at these stories. Whatever we may believe about them, they continue to be used to shape our society, so we must continue to voice our understanding of the challenge these stories offer ...
When Lawyers Hear Stories - a sermon by the Rev. Ms. Anne Robertson, March 31, 2019
by FPUU Admin on April 3rd, 2019
"When I say that the Bible, like human life, is fundamentally story, I’m not making any claims about fact or fiction. What I’m saying is that reading the Bible to try to discern fact from fiction is missing the point. Reading the Bible to pull out laws for this and that is missing the point. The Bible is an invitation to relationship with the characters we read about. We are invited to put ourselv...
The Spirituality of Imperfection - March 17, 2019
by FPUU Admin on March 18th, 2019
"A theme throughout the New Testament is expressed by the father: the compassion of comfort by imperfect people. The father’s challenge is different than the previous parables about lost sheep and a lost coin. Lost children can talk back and express feelings and emotions. The father comforts his sons in pain. He is the one attempting to reunite the family." From William Ketchum's sermon. Read th...
When Lawyers Hear Stories - a sermon by the Rev. Ms. Anne Robertson, March 31, 2019Weekly What's Happening - April 3, 2019In Debt to Life - April 7, 2019Weekly What's Happening - April 10, 2019Weekly What's Happening - April 17, 2019We Are the Parade - Easter Sunday April 21, 2019Weekly What's Happening April 24 - May 4
"Cosmic Webs" by Kate Glennon - July 28, 2019Weekly What's Happening August 7-17"Through Hardship to the Stars : Per Aspera Ad Astra" by Brian Sutton - August 11, 2019Weekly What's Happening August 14 - 24"Can You Hear the Stars?" - August 25, 2019Weekly What's Happening August 28 - September 8, 2019
Weekly What's Happening September 4 - September 14, 2019 Weekly What's Happening September 11 - September 21RE Update for September 15, 2019What's the Story? - Sunday, September 15, 2019Weekly What's Happening September 18, 2019But What Can We Do? - Sept. 22, 2019What's Happening Sept. 25-Oct. 5, 2019
Communion with Ourselves - Sunday September 29What's Happening October 2-12, 2019A Time to Turn - October 6, 2019What's Happening October 9-19, 2019What's Happening October 16-26, 2019Practice Resurrection! - October 20, 2019What's Happening October 23-November 3, 2019The Upside Down - October 27, 2019What's Happening October 30-November 9, 2019