For Easter this year, we will celebrate a traditional Flower Communion. Originally created in 1923 by Unitarian minister Norbert Čapek of Prague, Czechoslovakia, the ceremony was introduced to the United States by Rev. Mája Čapek, Norbert’s widow an has been celebrated in Untiarian Universalist Churches … read more.
Speaker: Reverend Ed Proulx
Reverend Ed Proulx serves the First Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Palm Beaches as our Interim Minister from 2020 through 2023.
He comes to us after a 29 year career in pension services, working mostly for banks in CT, NY and most recently in SC.
He is married to Francine and has two college-aged daughters who both still reside in SC.
His call to ministry is to “walk with you as you experience the mysteries of being human.”
Congregations and their people are still feeling the drag of two years of isolation and its associated stressors. Many experts describe our collective experiences as trauma, and trauma takes time to heal. This drag is leading to a completely understandable “low capacity” for all kinds … read more.
Silence. There is good silence. There is unnerving silence. Sometimes, the silence can be deafening. So much of our spiritual awareness happens in silence.
Humanity is gripped by a crisis of identity, as various groups enjoin a needless struggle to differentiate themselves, why they are here, and what they should do about it. The result is a mind-numbing array of “us-es” and “them-s” with self-definitions growing more and more … read more.
Hope is the ability to look into the future and see something beautiful.
We have seen the unspeakable become commonplace. It’s becoming more and more common and more and more unspeakable. How do we, as religious people address this dysfunction in our society?
When we value something deeply, we naturally want as many people as possible to share in it…we are ever seeking to widen our circle of belonging – to bring more and more people into our joy. That’s what Martin Luther King was all about and … read more.
With all we each have going in our days, it is so easy to slip into a sense of complacency with things that are going well in our lives. We forget to celebrate. Today, we celebrate and in so doing, we renew one of our … read more.
Today, we celebrate the Roman God Janus, the god of beginnings, gates, transitions, time, duality, doorways, passages, frames, and endings, for whom the month of January was named.