West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church
Church:  What is it Good For?

Church: What is it Good For?

August 9, 2020

by Reverend Michelle Ma and

Vicky Warden, Worship Associate

Why go to church? What do we get out of it? What is church for? Rev. Michelle Ma has some ideas: at church, we build a new world, one that doesn't play by old rules.

 

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I Like You as You Are

I Like You as You Are

August 2, 2020

by Reverend Michelle Ma and

Jeff Modzelewski, Worship Associate

Fred Rogers has seemingly been elevated to sainthood these last couple of years. Rev. Michelle Ma didn't grow up watching Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood, but she has nonetheless come to see him as a role model, and the Neighborhood as a form of Beloved Community.

 

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Worship

What We Talk About When We Talk About Worship

July 26, 2020

by Reverend Michelle Ma and

Barbara Walker, Worship Associate

Have you ever been asked why Unitarian Universalists have Sunday morning services? Or why we worship at all? Maybe you're one of those people who grits your teeth every time you hear the word "worship." Rev. Michelle Ma offers some context for Unitarian Universalist worship and what that's all about.

 

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Learning To Listen

Learning To Listen

July 19, 2020

by Reverend Michelle Ma and

Judy Montgomery, Worship Associate

One of the things you learn as a hospital chaplain is how to listen: not just to the content of someone's words, but to the feelings those words are signaling. Unitarian Universalists are famously a really cerebral bunch, but that doesn't mean we are without feelings. What would happen if we listened to our and each other's feelings?

 

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Your Greatest Gift

Your Greatest Gift

July 12, 2020

by Reverend Michelle Ma,

Elizabeth Gerencser, Worship Associate and

David Blazer, Director of Music

What is your greatest gift? Is it your cooking? Is it your public speaking skills? Is it your green thumb? Spoiler alert: it's none of those things. You'll have to tune in to find out what Rev. Michelle Ma thinks our greatest gifts are.

 

 

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Why I Wear a Mask

Why I Wear a Mask

July 5, 2020

by Reverend Michelle Ma and

David Blazer, Director of Music

You're going to be seeing something different and new in the Sanctuary: a minister preaching while wearing a mask or a face shield. Rev. Michelle Ma is going to explain why, and how it all comes back to the Seventh Principle..

 

 

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Building a New Way

Building a New Way

November 17, 2019

by Reverend Michelle Ma and

Gerry Meader, Worship Associate

Unitarian Universalists talk a lot about "living our values" and "building a beloved community.” West Shore strives to be a radically inclusive, multicultural, anti-oppressive community, and so does Denison UCC. We are two very different churches with different ministries and very similar goals. Affiliated Community Minister Michelle Ma will talk about her work with Denison UCC and how and why West Shore should get involved.

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