Tagore, Poetry and Music

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7 May 2017. We celebrate the birth of Rabindranath Tagore, focusing on his Nobel Prize-winning poem ‘Gitanjali’ which will be performed by the choir and musicians from the Brahmo Samaj liberal Hindu group. Afterwards we walked to the Vale of Health, where a blue plaque marks the house where he stayed.

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Spirit of Life

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23 Apr 2017 Rev Kate Dean, ‘Spirit of Life’.  Our Unitarian faith upholds the ‘oneness’ of the divine, which – for some – is expressed as spirit or spirituality. What does it mean if we say that we are spiritual people?

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Talking about Power

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19 Mar 2017. Guest Speaker Tanya Morrison, ‘Talking about power’. How do we talk about those in power? How do we remain hopeful when things seem out of balance? Do we listen enough to supporters of the powerful?  Tanya Morrison considers these questions drawing on insights from Ursula le Guin’s ‘Earthsea’ novels and her other Taoist writings.

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A Fairer World

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5 Mar 2017 Rev Kate Dean, ‘A Fairer World’. At the mid-point of Fair Trade fortnight, and as we gather for our Annual General Meeting of Chapel members, we consider what it takes to create a fairer world. Our families, our communities and nations have a better chance of thriving when we treat each other […]

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Raja Rammohan Roy

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12 Feb 2017. Rev Kate Dean. Raja Rammohan Roy ‘Father of the Bengal Renaissance’. This day marks the founding of the Brahmo Samaj, the progressive Hindu group established in the 1800s. We take a look at its founder, the social reformer Raja Rammohan Roy.

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What Soil are you in?

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29 Jan 2017 Guest Preacher Jeannene Powell, “What Soil are you in?” As we get into the swing of the New Year, with resolutions and alike, it’s a perfect opportunity to reflect on our own environment, to see how it can best support our own growth for the year ahead.

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