What Is Progress?

The elections have come and gone.  It’s likely that none of us got just what we wanted.  For some, our favored candidates and issues never made the ballot.  Then those who consider themselves progressives were divided.  Now that the results are in, how do we honor our fifth principle affirming our commitment to “the right of conscience and the use of the democratic process” as we seek to make our sixth principle, affirming the goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all, a reality in the world?
Worship Leader: Gladys Howard
Special Music: UUCWI Choir

Rev. Dennis Reynolds:

Election Day dawned bright and clear. It was a lovely and surprisingly warm November day.

My day began with some very good news. I opened a letter with a UUA logo on it that I first thought was yet one more funding appeal from the UU Service Committee. I discovered, however, that it was from the Ministerial Fellowship Committee confirming that I had been granted Final Fellowship. Final fellowship is the ministerial equivalent of tenure….

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Progress & Pain – Nov-13-2016