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Love Note: Monday’s Blessings for Me

Dear Ones-
In case you were not able to attend yesterday’s service, we did an exercise in which we wrote blessings to ourselves, bestowing graceful invitations toward our own aspired ways of being.

I promised that I would share these self-blessings with you this coming week, … read more.

Love Note: Our Own Canvases

Dear Ones,
In response to our worship service this past Sunday, Kathie Johnson sent me some of her poems that address the issue that we explored at that service….mental health challenges. There was one that particularly sparked my attention because it seemed at first glance … read more.

Love Note: A Postlude to Mother’s Day

Dear ones,
During our Mother’s Day Celebration of Life we explored various elements of the meaning of mothering.  In a poem written by our own Kathie Johnson entitled File Me we have additional perspective, not only of motherhood, but of the complex spectrum of womanhood.


If you were to file … read more.

Sharing the generosity of Sanctuary

Thanks to the generosity of many strangers and friends who supported the Justice movement and First Unitarian Church of Louisville during the protests, First Unitarian is awarding grants to build a diverse multicultural community that accountably dismantles racism and other oppressions in ourselves and our … read more.

Love Note: One Year Later: A Look Back at Sanctuary

September 23, 2020.
In a year besieged by a virus, Louisville was also embattled in the fight for justice.  The city, joined by the rest of the world, was united with Breonna Taylor’s family in anticipation of the long-awaited outcome of the Attorney General’s investigation into Breonna’s … read more.

Love Note: Table of Life

Greetings, Dear Ones!

This morning in the Courier Journal there is an article about various locations in Louisville that were suffrage movement sites. Our First U church is one of them, and below you will see the beautiful picture and accompanying script that appears … read more.

Richard Beal memorial service

Please click on the title, then click the blue letters for a LINK to a recording of the service.

It is with sadness that we tell of you Rev. Richard Beal’s death July 7.  He served this congregation as minister for 15 years from 1986-2001. In addition, Richard … read more.

Love Note: Begin

Dear Ones-

Rumi brightens this rainy springtime day with a lovely poem.  I imagine if I were in the woods now it would look and feel much like the depiction in this beautiful photo.  Although I will likely not be in a wooded area today, when I … read more.