Martin Luther King famously proclaimed, just over 50 years ago, that people should be judged by the content of their character, rather than the color of their skin. Today, as we anticipate Martin Luther King Day on Monday, and the inauguration of this country's 45th president next week, what might Dr. King have had to say about the content of character needed to address the racial, economic, and other challenges of our shifting modern world? What does character mean, today?
Led by Rev. Ellen Quaadgras: “Oh what a piece of work we are:” It's the beginning of one of our hymns, it's a quote from Shakespeare, it's a double-entendre on the essence of humankind: noble, intelligent, sublime; yet also subject to the lowest of our natures. As we focus on character this month, let's explore the age-old question of what brings out our human best.
One service at 9:00AM in Smith Hall, childcare for ages 6 month - 4 years old at 9AM, Religious Education Classes for Children and Youth at 9AM, the choir sings at 9AM,Congregational Meeting at 10:30AM
Westminster Unitarian Church, 119 Kenyon Avenue, East Greenwich, RI 02818