Posts from 2014

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Winter Solstice Festival

by Deborah Sadler

The Winter Festival is always such a fun gathering.  We have our candle ceremony, music, the final part of the box party and good food.    Here are a few pictures from tonight’s event:

United for Action!

by Deborah Sadler

Many thanks to Ling Tsou of United for Action, for her presentation on the impacts of fracking in New York State and beyond. Thank you, Ling also for the rallying call/pep talk and homework for us to do – sure beats worrying but doing nothing about it!  Check out United for action’s webpage and our […]

Junior Ethics steal the environmental show!

by Deborah Sadler

  We are all gearing up for the big Climate Change March on Sept 21! While the grown ups sat around talking, the Junior Ethics Class hit the ground running by making an awesome environmental poster.   I didn’t ask, but I bet it was on recycled paper!  

Sunday School Recognition Day

by Deborah Sadler

Congratulations to all on completing another year in Junior & Senior Ethics!    Here, the Senior Ethics class take to the platform.    We watched the Nepal Chapter of the film, ‘Girl Rising’   which the older kids have been studying. It prompted a discussion which ran and ran!  

NEWS FROM THE SUNDAY SCHOOL By Al Maroun

by Deborah Sadler

Recently, The Sunday School took two field trips. The first was a trip to the UN. Our Sunday school joined several other Sunday Schools in the region were we attended a lecture on NGOs (non-governmental organizations). Then we all had a rare opportunity to go deep into the halls and lecture rooms where world issues are […]

NEWS FROM THE SUNDAY SCHOOL

by Bart Worden

Senior Ethics Lilly Schulz, Sunday School Director This past winter, the Senior Ethics class visited The Coachman, a family shelter in White Plains. The Sunday School students helped the children living at the shelter make dream catchers. They used twigs, yarn, feathers, beads and plastic jewels to make their artistic creations. Afterwards, they shared snacks […]

Making Ethical Community

by Bart Worden

WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO MAKE AND SUSTAIN AN ETHICAL COMMUNITY? Simply put it takes caring, openness and purposefulness. Any community needs caring since communities are, at heart, about the relationships among the community’s members. When caring is prevalent community members feel the love and appreciation that buoys the spirit, bringing warmth and comfort to […]