Worship Service Sunday, February 9th, 2020
Mend and Repair: What does it take to heal what’s broken between us?
Guest speaker Re. Mary Margaret Earl
A reflection on the legacy of slavery, the ongoing challenge of racism, and how we build relationships from there.
Rev. Mary Margaret Earl is Executive Director and Senior Minister of the Unitarian Universalist Urban Ministry. In this ministry, she has worked to strengthen bonds between UUs and the Roxbury neighborhood where the UUUM operates. She is on the Faith in Solidarity leadership team, which works to connect faith leaders with those impacted by poverty, and serves as co-chair of the Roxbury Cultural Network.
Music for this Sunday
This Sunday the sanctuary choir will sing John Rutter’s passionate choral piece “Distant Land” and Brian Tate’s exuberant acapella anthem “Connected.” Liz Hartmann, Julia Jaffe, Elisabeth Jas, Liz Savir, Toni Tasker and Elizabeth Walsh will sing Felix Mendelssohn’s beautiful “Lift Thine Eyes” from his magnificent oratorio Elijah. Rip Jackson will play Claude Debussy’s impressionistic piano piece Rêverie and George Gershwin’s iconic and joyful “Rhapsody in Blue” (excerpts).