A bring and share service celebrating the light of our Unitarian community. Please feel free to bring poems, songs, readings or other offerings to share with the group. After the service we will share food at our summer solstice picnic in Longford Park (weather permitting).
Co-ordinated by Laura Dobson. Starts 10.30 am. All welcome.
Join us for the festival of joy, at which we pause to count our blessings, celebrate our achievements, and appreciate the beauty of the earth and one another. We will celebrate with meditation, music, poetry and more. Please feel free to bring poems, songs or other offerings to share with the group. After the circle we will share food.
If the outer world overwhelms us, we can always withdraw to our own inner world, the forest of our thoughts, feelings, and inspirations. Deep within that forest is a pool, fed by an underground stream. When the ripples on the pool die down, it reflects the sky in silent contemplation. Meditation is the key to this silent pool within our hearts. Om Shanti.
Join us for an exploration of some very straightforward, basic meditations for use in daily life. Most of us have times when we need to relax, centre, and come back to our natural selves, away from the stress and clutter of daily living. Several practical techniques, such as breath mindfulness, candle gazing, and open awareness of space, will be introduced and worked through, in stages, with opportunities to get to know the practice and discuss our reactions with others. No previous experience of meditation is assumed.
What use is anger? Why get all worked up? What’s the point?
Anger is an emotion that can lead to a real sense of being ungrounded. Let’s find a way to regroup and reconnect with our essence to use this emotion for positive change!
Led by Sue Cockerill and Sheila Cass. Starts 10.30 am. All welcome.
On Whit Sunday we will reflect on the words of Albert Schweitzer, “Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.”
Led by Tom Grimshaw. Starts 10.30 am. All welcome.