UUCD’s minister, lay leaders, and outstanding guest ministers from throughout our UU district lead our Sunday services. With this variety of services, we believe you will enjoy varying perspectives and stimulating sermons.
Sunday services begin at 10 am
at Congregation Beth Shalom, 340 N. Queen St., Dover, DE
Empathy – Charles Bittner
Psychologist and UUSD member, Charles Bittner, will present a service on empathy, entitled, “How do you Hug a Hedgehog or a Difficult Person?” Our service will take a look at some steps toward a loving world.
How to Be A Good (Multicultural) Person? – Rev. Amos
It’s “Black History Month” in the United States. And, there are many ways in which we want to be better in terms of racial justice and reconciliation – i.e. more knowledgeable and adept at our language, more understanding of the oppression of various groups, less “guilty” or “awkward” when we acknowledge the ways in which our ancestors have been odd, weird, horrible, reprehensible, etc. What does it mean for us to “Be a Good Person” in a Multicultural World? Let’s discuss.
The Difficult Path to Racial Justice in the US and the UUA – Worship Committee
To observe black history month, a group of UUCD members will present reflections on the struggle for racial justice in this country and within our own denomination. Songs, poetry, stories, and historical information will give us an idea of where we have come from. We will also talk about one initiative charting a way forward.
Maximizing Impact: Tending to the Important vs. the Urgent – Rev. Amos
Many things vie for our limited resources, time, and attention. What would it look like for us to really understand the difference between what is Important and what others deem Urgent? How might that change in perspective transform our lives … and perhaps increase the impact of what we do, if we prioritize what is truly Important?
Women’s History Month Celebration – Ricky Shehorn
In celebration of Women’s History Month, Ricky Shehorn will be speaking about the role of female aviators during WW II. A little known fact is that some of the WAFS were stationed at what is now the Wilmington Airport. These ladies’ courage, fortitude, and persistence in the face of systemic discrimination is an inspiration that is still relevant today.
International Women’s Day: Celebrating the Divine Feminine – Rev. Amos
As we celebrate with women around the world, let’s pause to look at the attributes of feminity that have been considered Divine in various times and cultures. This applies not only to women, of course, but will honor the gifts, persistence, and resistance of all who nurture the feminine, personally and globally.