10 Jul 2016 Guest Preacher Alan Ruston. The most well known British Unitarian thinker James Martineau. How relevant is he today? Those who attended the Anniversary service in June, will know that James Martineau was the preacher at the opening of the new Rosslyn Hill chapel in 1862. There is a large memorial to him in the building, but who […]
3 Jul 2016 Rev Kate Dean, ‘How are the neighbours?’ We will consider whom we regard as our neighbours. Treating our neighbours as we would wish to be treated is an act of compassion which appears in all major religious faiths. Do we really know our neighbours and how does our treatment of them express our Unitarian values?
26 Jun 2016 Rev Kate Dean. The Flower Communion is a beautiful celebration of natural diversity and human uniqueness. It was created by a brave Czech Unitarian minister who perished in WWII. Please bring a single flower with you, if you can, and we will gather them together as part of the service.
12 Jun 2016 Guest Preacher Emily Jackson. “Space Exploration: Spiritual Considerations”. Whilst inter-planetary colonisation is offered as a key to the survival of our species, what are the consequences for the human spirit? What unfinished business should we first attend to here on Earth?
Sun 17 Apr 2016 – Rev Kate Dean, ‘Labour is a craft, but perfect rest is an art. It is the result of an accord of body, mind and imagination.’ Abraham Joshua Heschel. As the Sunday ‘day of rest’ merges into the rest of the week, what might we learn from the Jewish tradition of “keeping Sabbath”?
20 Mar 2016 – Rev Kate Dean, “A Recipe for Happiness”. This will be Rev Dean’s first service as Temporary Minister. Research suggests that once your basic needs are met, your level of income does not affect your level of happiness. We will consider the other aspects of life that could be the ingredients for a Recipe for happiness.