Reflecting on Wendell Berry, corona virus, September 11, and community resiliency.
Author: Ken Jones
This video message is offered in lieu of our Sunday service an March 15, which was cancelled due to the corona virus health emergency.
Dear UUCY Members and Friends:
In order to help prevent the spread of the covid-19 virus, the Unitarian Universalist Church of Yakima is suspending all officially- sanctioned UUCY in-person services, meetings and gatherings, including events outside of the church building, until further notice. This … read more.
There’s an old song I like, by Michelle Shocked, that goes:
The secret to a long life is knowing when it’s time to go.
I thought of that song, in a
sort of humorous way, after the recent UUCY Board retreat at which I informed
the board … read more.
Some people say living in religious community is
easy. You get to hang out with
like-minded people, so you never have to be confronted by someone who sees
others say living in religious community is hard, because even if you are
surrounded by people who mostly agree … read more.
As I write this, I was reminiscing just two days prior about the incredible moment just three years ago when the US Supreme Court decided, in the case Obergefell v. Hodges, that marriage equality was the law of the land. I was attending the UUA’s … read more.
Thanks to everyone who participated in one of our “Cottage Meetings” this past summer. In all, we held seven meetings, plus some individual interviews, in which over forty people took part in some way. These were held, you may remember, as part of a process … read more.
Over 50 people attended a recent forum on race, violence and community, jointly sponsored by UUCY and Let’s Talk. This was the second in what are planned to be a series of community conversations. The first was held in the spring of 2015. Featured speaker … read more.