Date(s) - Sunday, December 17, 2017
12:45 pm - 2:45 pm
UUCLB, Wylder Hall
Why this ritual?
Our congregation has a unique opportunity to look at its present and past ministry, so that it can look to the future. We need a way to recognize and acknowledge our history and the people who have contributed to it. We need to remember. We need to speak and listen. And we need to heal from our recent trauma.
Should I come?
“Why do we have to talk about this?” … “I think we are beyond our past trouble.” … “Rituals make me nervous.” … “I don’t know what all the fuss is about.” … “I’ll come, but I don’t want to have to say anything.” If you can say any of these things, this ritual is for you. The Healing Ritual is for the whole church. It needs people to speak and people to observe. It needs people with a long history here and people who have only come a short time. The ritual needs you.
What will happen?
The ritual will include music, readings, sharing, silence, candles of remembrance and candles of hope.
You may also join us for lunch at 12:15 pm beforehand.
Please join us.
— Rev. Judy