Poetry enters our lives in those moments when the everyday, the analytical, and the pragmatic fail us. Both the reading and the writing of poetry can be life-sustaining, especially in the face of the multiple, overlapping tragedies that make up our present age. Come join … read more.
Speaker: Chris Basgier
Bring your gifts to AUUF! In this casual, post-Christmas service, we invite members and friends to share anything gift-related. Tell us about the best gift you received this year–or any year! What organizations will get your gifts of time, money, or material items this year, … read more.
The COVID-19 pandemic turned our world upside down. Now that it seems to be turning for the better, many people are excited to return to normal. Before we do so, we should pause and reflect on what we have learned from our experiences during the … read more.
Father’s Day, started in the US in the early 20th century, has historically been celebrated on the level of the personal father, the father who may or may not be present in our lives but with whom we have a close family and sometimes biological … read more.
At one time or another, each of us has shown mercy, or been shown mercy. As a spiritual practice, writing can help us deepen our understanding of mercies given and mercies received. In our second annual Writing Service, we’ll write “letters of mercy,” showing gratitude … read more.