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Related Reading for Sunday, May 26

Our library in Hewett Centre is open every Sunday after service during Coffee Hour, and now the Library Team will be offering related reading lists based on the topic of Sunday service. Here is their list for the upcoming May 26 service.

VanU library books related to this Sunday’s sermon:

1. Salted with Fire: Unitarian Universalist Strategies for Sharing Faith and Growing Congregations, by Scott W. Alexander, 1994, 289.13 ALE [Dynamic collection of Unitarian Universalist religious leaders’ essays filled with philosophy, practical advice and passion about their commitment and passion for the growth of Unitarian Universalism].

2. Planning For Growth & Vitality For Smaller & Midsize Congregations: Congregational Team Planning Guide, 288 UUA/CUC.

3. The Almost Church: Redefining Unitarian Universalism for a New Era, by Michael Durall, 2004, 289.1 DUR [Delves into how UU congregations can become stronger-minded, as well as more effective, in achieving their hopes and dreams in the future].

4. The Interfaith Alternative: Embracing Spiritual Diversity, by Reverend Steven Greenebaum, 2012, 201.5 [Gift of Mary Bennett; There’s no them – there is only us – with a common humanity, including each of our spiritual paths having the primary tenets of faith including universal love, acceptance and compassion].

5. The Common Heart: An Experience of Interreligious Dialogue, edited by Netanel Miles-Yepez, 2006, 201.5 MIL [Provides Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist and Indigenous perspectives in interreligious dialogue gathered from twenty years of Father Thomas Keating’s “Snowmass Conference”].

6. How to Expand Love: Widening the Circle of Loving Relationships, by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, 2006, 294.3 BST [This offers a simple, yet illuminating, program for transforming self-centered energy into outwardly directed compassion, thus helping us to open our hearts and minds to the experience of unlimited love, resulting in transforming every relationship in our lives and guiding us ever closer to wisdom and enlightenment].

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