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A Portable Sanctuary

Reverend Helfer is a Unitarian Universalist minister, a gender queer individual, and a believer in truth-telling. Reverend DL serves the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of South County, in Peace Dale, RI.

• Two services at 9am and 11am, with the choir at 11am
• Nursery care available … read more.

There is Room at the Table (this service includes a surprise!)

https://www.westminsteruu.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Room-at-the-Table-11-24-2019.mp3

Story: In God’s Hands by Larry Kushner and Gary Schmidt

https://books.google.com/books?id=X99bPugixuEC

Homily:

It might have kept going that way indefinitely, the story tells us.  Jacob, the rich man, coming to synagogue, falling asleep, waking up and walking home. And David, the poor man, coming and cleaning … read more.

Where Your Heart Is

Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” Matthew 6:21, Christian Bible. We pay attention to money: our bank accounts, our retirement funds, whether we have enough for a vacation or that smartphone. And we pay attention to our hearts: whether we are sad or happy, frustrated or serene. But what might we learn when we focus not just on one or the other, but on the relationship between the two? How are our “treasure” and our hearts connected? And what might that show us about how to live our lives?