“Lessons from the Struggle for Civil Rights: Movement and Change for Immigrant Rights in the 21st Century” Although there are definite parallels between these two movements for human rights, there are key differences that must be addressed if the immigrant right’s movement is to move forward. Guest Shelly Jarrett Bromberg is an associate professor of Spanish and … Continued
Pole participants have chosen “Iron Jawed Angels” for the New Year’s Day movie adventure at Hopedale Sunday, January 1, 2012, 2:30pm. See women fight for and win the right to vote! Since the film is all best for teens and grown ups, we will have something for the children downstairs. Popcorn will be served but participants may … Continued
August 21-“Naming and Claiming Our Faith.” During a 1992 vice-presidential debate, Admiral James Stockdale famously asked “Who am I? Why am I here?” He got a lot of heat for seeming to not know what he was doing. But in fact, do any of us really know for sure? For his first service and sermon … Continued
Sunday, August 14, 10:30 – 11:30am, Seeking Solutions. We’ll gain a broader understanding of immigration from a faith-based perspective, and from our UU tradition and consider ways in which we can achieve a policy on immigration that is in keeping with Unitarian Universalist principles. We will have a special guest, Dr. Shelly Jarrett Bromberg, Associate … Continued
August 7 – STUDY ACTION SUMMER “Who Benefits from a Broken System?” We’ll discuss how immigration does not necessarily hurt U.S. workers, how corporations benefit from cheap labor and how corporations benefit from the business of enforcement. Leader: Liz Woedl.
At its July 2011 meeting, the Hopedale Board accepted the recommendation of the Ministerial Search Committee and voted to offer a half-time, student minister position to R. Bruce Beisner. He has since accepted the position and the contract negotiations have been completed. Bruce Beisner is in his final year at the Meadville-Lombard Theological School and … Continued
Autoharp Master, Bryan Bowers will visit Hopedale on Sunday, November 13, 8pm. Word is getting out, the phone is ringing and tickets are starting to move! Tickets are going for $15, $10 for seniors. Proceeds will go to the Kiva projects supported by our Gathering to Give (G2G) group. For more information go to Hopedale’s … Continued
July 31 – “RENDITIONS OF THE CROSS” Join us to discuss the powerful meaning different cultures have applied to the symbol of the cross. Bring your own “cross to bear” and stories of your “crosses” to share with each other. Julie Bath Primack will lead our meditations/discussions on the cross with her experience with the … Continued