Compass Points Taking It Home for March 31st

Compass Points Taking It Home for March 31st

I feel we are all islands-in a common sea.
-Anne Morrow Lindburgh, 20th century American author

Though leaves are many, the root is one.
–William Butler Yeats, 20th century Irish poet

The ideal society Is not a choir singing in unison, but a symphony playing in harmony.
-Peter Gay, contemporary Jewish American historian of social history

I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be.
-Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Civil Rights leader and martyr

The most holy bond of society is friendship.
-Mary Wollstonecraft, 181h century British Unitarian and author of A Vindication of the Rights of Women

Church is a place where you get to practice what it means to be human.
-James Luther Adams, 20″‘ century UU Theologian

All our lives we are in need, and others are in need of us.
– George E. Odell, from reading #468 in Singing the Living Tradition

This Sunday, our middle schoolers learned about congregational polity and UUCC’s church governance. We had some visitors attend who could talk about their experiences on the board of trustees and/or what it was like to attend General Assembly, where our denominational business is done.

The youth tried to guess how many UU congregations there are. Did your child come close? They also discussed the question “Our UU congregation is free to do whatever it wants to do.” What did your child think? Did they change their minds over the course of the class?

To learn more about what happens at General Assembly, click here. This year, Micaela Lattimore is attending as a youth delegate.  Would your child be interested in attending when they are in YRUU?


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