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Entries Tagged as 'First Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Palm Beaches'

Sharing on “What is Al-Islam” with dear 1st UU friends

September 2nd · No Comments · Islam, Unitarian Universalist

While in Chicago for The Mosque Cares’ 2011 Muslim Convention — I’m thanking my friend Larry Stauber who I see has posted excerpts of my (“What is Al-Islam”) talk of last Sunday, along with several dozen of my wife’s photos, at the First Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Palm Beaches’ Facebook page. While there, note the […]

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“Yes! Yes! Yes!” to superb Poetry Service at 1st UU

July 31st · No Comments · Interfaith, Unitarian Universalist

Friends constantly hear me bragging on our smart and ever-engaging local “UU” community — the First Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Palm Beaches. Today came another perfect illustration of why. I was looking forward to my friend Marika Stone leading the 10:30 a.m. service. To my pleasant surprise it was a poetry service. And it was […]

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Richard Palermo: The case of Patriotism v. Nationalism

July 30th · 1 Comment · Interfaith, Unitarian Universalist

What many who hold this view fail to recognize, is that they are equating Patriotism with Nationalism, patriotism’s evil twin, which though at first glance, might appear to be the same, is profoundly different. My friend Richard Palermo delivered this timely, thought-provoking message during the July 3, 2011 Sunday service at the First Unitarian Universalist […]

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Giving thanks for another ‘Models for Interfaith Dialogue & Unity’ gathering at 1st UU of the Palm Beaches

June 26th · No Comments · Focolare, Interfaith, Unitarian Universalist

Thanks to the First Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Palm Beaches — “the congregation of loving hearts, open minds and helping hands” — and the venue for today’s DVD & Discussion session among more than 30 area folks: UU, Jewish, Focolare and other Christians, Baha’i, Muslims and others. Thanks for the Focolare video, “Journeying Together,” featuring […]

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At FAU’s Lifelong Learning Society with Tom O’Brien and Rabbi Howard Shapiro: more Model Dialogue & Unity

February 12th · 1 Comment · Interfaith, New Africa of the Palm Beaches

What a joy — as one may glean from the additional photos at the end of this post — to share perspectives on Islam and Muslims for The Lifelong Learning Society at Florida Atlantic University’s Honors Campus in Jupiter. Deep gratitude to Rabbi Howard Shapiro and Tom O’Brien, my hosts and co-presenters for the very rewarding Feb. 10 […]

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No labels needed to reflect on Christmas

December 24th · 1 Comment · Christian, Florida Weekly, Imam W. Deen Mohammed, Jesus, Muslim, Prophet Muhammad, Quran

Imam W.D. Mohammed undoubtedly said it best: “With reference to a saying of the Holy Prophet, your Imam calls attention to the fact that Muslims are to contribute to the wholesomeness of Christian religious holiday festivals. An indication of the Muslim role in promoting respect for wholesome and sacred celebrations is found in the teaching […]

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Swiftboating a ‘mosque’ Part II

August 22nd · No Comments · Delray Beach, Islam, Muslim, Palm Beach Post

Last Sunday I committed to provide documentation of Muslim condemnation of 9/11 and terrorism during our always engaging News Talk session at the First Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Palm Beaches. We won’t hear such denunciation documented on Faux News — quite the contrary. But one need only Google these things. In fact, in a search […]

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Tikkun on UUs at work: General Assembly of Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations (UUA)

July 16th · No Comments · Unitarian Universalist

Good look at some good folks, what they’re about, and what they’re trying to do:

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1st UU Congregation hosts “The End — Or Is It?”

April 23rd · 1 Comment · Buddhist, Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Unitarian Universalist

On the subject of death and dying from the perspective of various faith traditions, I expected to learn a lot, and I did, from my fellow panelists and other participants in the excellent March 25 program, “The End — Or Is It?” Am just getting around to sharing this link to dozens of my wife’s photos […]

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How ’bout dem UUs?

March 24th · No Comments · Unitarian Universalist

Here are some excellent notes on “Who are these Unitarians?” from the  First Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Palm Beaches’ FaceBook page: Installation of Peace Pole by the First Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Palm Beaches, Sept. 20, 2009.

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