A UUA Congregation in the historic |
1739 First Meetinghouse
welcoming people of all faiths and children!
Served by Rev. Steve Wilson
Music: Lynne Walker
Lay preacher: Dan Tinen
Program Coordinator: Annette Mackin
Web, Building: Mark Wadleigh
Coffee at 11:00 ~ Service
A little birdy told me
Spring is coming!!
Sunday, April 26th 11:30 am the Second Film in our 2015 Earth Day Film Series
"The Wisdom to Survive"
Climate Change, Capitalism & Community
"A powerful witness to the possibility of change
as we awaken to the remarkable beauty of our planet."
John Grim, Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology
Will we have the wisdom to survive? The film features thought leaders and activists in the realms of science, economics and spirituality. They urge us to open ourselves to the beauty that surrounds us and get to work on ensuring it thrives.
A film by Old Dog Documentaries / Music in the movie: Eugene Friesen - Cello / Suggested donation $5.
Also: Before the movie, for Coffee 1/2 Hour at 11:00, Eric Wasileski will present his new poetry book "Live Free(or die)"
Sunday Mornings-Coffee at 11:00, Service at 11:30
Sunday, April 5:
On-going Wed. Meetinghouse
Artists group, 9:30am to noon. Bring your project, materials, craft to a
congenial gathering. We are planning for a group exhibition in November
at the Meetinghouse. Join us!
6:30am Ecumenical Sunrise Service in Gill with Rev. Steve Wilson, 6:30am end of Munn's Ferry Road, Gill, MA
EASTER SERVICE AT THE MEETINGHOUSE:
11:30am Special Easter Service with Musician/Composer Jim Scott
Sunday, April 12,
Arts and Activism Sunday: Special showing of the movie "Green Fire" - "Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time" The first of three Inspirational films we plan to show in celebration of Earth Day. Bring a friend! 11:30am
Sunday, April 19,
Rev. Steve Wilson: "Earth Day": What A Wonderful World It was! Today we look back on a good planet, and the lessons that we have learned as we cross the threshold of the phrase “Before it’s Too late. As Kurt Vonnegut said. “We could have saved the planet. It is a shame we were too cheap. People are invited to share their fond recollections of the planet we used to live on. 11:30am
Saturday April 25th, 9am-4:30pm
All day oil and acrylic workshop with Williamstown artist John MacDonald This workshop is limited to 12 and full at the moment. Another workshop is planned for August 29 with John Tomasetti and this is still open.
Sunday April 26, 11:00 am
~ Eric Wasileski presents his new book of poetry "Live Free (or die)" at coffee followed by
Sunday April 26, 11:30 am
Earth Day Movie "The Wisdom to Survive."
"practical, transformational, imaginative ways to bring about ......a more sustainable world."
Saturday May 2, 5:30
First Saturday with Steve, Pot Luck and film ~ "Oil & Water" "an epic David and Goliath tale about the Amazon.... movie 8 years in the making."
Sunday, May 3
Barry Deitz: "The Unitarian Transcendentalists." 11:30am
Try out Dan's Franklin County UU YouTube Channel www.youtube.com/user/FranklinCountyUUs
Call 413 330-0807 for information or if you need to carpool to come to church or events.
Contact Rev. Steve Wilson if you have a pastoral need or would like a visit.- 617-852-2292
Remembering our important people Al Ciarcia and Bill Griswold
Address for sending cards and messages of love and support for Jane Ciarcia is 119
Angel Drive Apt. D, Waterbury, CT 06708
Bernardston Unitarian Church
& our Meetinghouse Artists getting a special tour with Sen.
Thanks to Jean Philippe Tremblay for his amazing film, to Debra
Brown for bringing the film to Bernardston, and thanks to Dan DeWalt
and Sara Longsmith of Free Press for their astute commentary on the
film and thanks as well to our animated audience!Photos
They made their Kicksarter Goal!
Here's their Kickstarter page
Jim Scott giving a special holiday service December 2013
Explore Jim Scott's music at jimscottmusic.com, some of it is in our hymnal!
Special showing of Robert Reich's movie "Inequality for All"
December 8, 2013
The Deerfield Valley Art Association Fall Members Show Columbus Day weekend, ending Monday Oct. 14.
"LIVE ARTS UNDER THE OAKS!"
Special Thanks to Linda Lively, Kathy Hale, Chantal Dupuis, Roy Morgan,
Wadleigh, Rev. Steve Wilson, Robbianne Mackin, Bev Phelps, Martha
Fowler, Sandra Haynes, Barry Deitz, Jim Gildea, artists under the tent:
Evans, Leni Gaudet, Genevieve Abate, Gary Fiske-White, Edith Hunsberger,
Glabach Field, and Maureen Moore, and of course the Band- Pat & Tex
LaMountain, Rick Mauran and John White.
A great team effort to clean up and down, set up two art shows and
outside booths, and run a complex event with great success and fun for
Reinhardt's 99th Birthday celebration
No Pipeline through New England!
Climate Rally - 10:30 on the Meetinghouse steps.
Sunday February 17th in solidarity with the DC Rally and 350.org
Thanks for a good laugh and sweet treats on Valentines day
The Valentines Cabaret was sooooo great!
Happy time on the church steps watching the parade!
"Sense of Place" Celebration. Sept. 22, Story telling, meetinghouse tours, parade float and artist reception
Thanks to every one who helped with the Cabaret to benefit Franklin County flood
victims and the Guinoppe Honduras Project!!! It was a great success!!!
to the Great Local Business Sponsors for our Cabaret Raffle!
Click here to find out who they are!
This is Louise with Caryl after an amazing presentation. Boy can she
make history come alive! The paintings describe the only successful
Native American rebellion.
Link to Louise's Website
The "SHELTER: Dreams of Home Event" included a
panel of professionals speaking about housing, getting a home, keeping
a home and related issues.
The Art Exhibition accompanying a free community event held May 14,
2011 from 11am-8pm.
The subject of the exhibition was "HOME" and all that the word evokes
in our hearts, minds, and senses.
The Opening Reception to celebrate the artists held from 3-5 pm on the
14th followed by The Walter Mittys Band from 5- 8pm.
SPRING WATER EVENT!
to all who participated!
Spring Water Event 2009 for the photo page.
Keynote speaker Daniel Esty
author of "Green to Gold"
Yale Professor and advisor to Pres. Obama
of Al's 15 years with the Bernardston Unitarians celebration!
Eric Wasileski and Steve Wilson
Send-off for Rev. Steve Wilson
progressive visionary author
Speaking about creating a positive future
Great Turning website
to the sponsors and contributors for
their generous support!
Saturday April 10, 2009
Robert and Linda Sidorsky have been doing their part to bring peace to
the Middle East by facilitating
Ultimate Frisbee games
between Palestinian and Israeli youth.
Dr. Robert Sidorsky spoke about this exciting venture as part of the
Great Decisions discussion. Pictures & More Info
"To live a pure unselfish life,
one must count nothing as one's own
in the midst of abundance." -Buddha
Stay tuned for special events.
Us - Directions
by Nick Fleck
history of the church
our Elders Over Eighty
Declaration of Fellowship:
We unite to affirm
that love is the spirit of this church
and service it's mission.
This is our great covenant:
To dwell together in peace,
To seek knowledge in freedom,
To give service to humanity.