Spirituality and Religion

The Blessings and Gifts of Impermanence

By Dave Roberts In her book, “Grief and Loss: Theories and Skills for Helping Professionals, “Katherine Walsh-Burke describes symbolic loss as follows: “There are many types of losses that are not due to death, but rather...

The 11th Annual, 2018 Women of Worship Awards to be presented on May 5th!

We are delighted to announce the honorees for the 11th Annual, 2018 Women of Worship Awards.  14 women representing churches and communities from the across the Mohawk Valley, will be recognized for their heart...

Spirit Game Pride of a Nation

https://www.facebook.com/LaxAllStars/videos/10154717555738981/ SPIRIT GAME: PRIDE OF A NATION Official Trailer (1:49) Lacrosse originated with the Iroquois, which they call their "medicine game," and is the lifeblood of their Nation. The Iroquois Nationals Lacrosse Team is not only...

Stars in Iroquois Culture

First Printed in 2018 and Updated in 2018 By Doug George-Kanentiio The Ohen:ton Karihwatehkwen is the Mohawk “Thanksgiving Address” said before any social, ceremonial or political gathering. It consists of 18 parts in which different elements of...

“Convinced”

Historic Old St. John’s Church, 240 Bleecker St., Utica, has scheduled two showings of “Convinced”, a movie which tells the stories of why successful, intelligent people give up their careers, alienate their friends and...

Life was unstable for Christine Dusabemariya (weaver from Muramba, Rwanda) before weaving baskets. With income from weaving with a SERRV partner, Christine can now pay for her family’s basic needs, has purchased some land...

“Let’s Talk about Death”

November 10, 2019 - 10:30 a.m. - “Let’s Talk about Death” Glenn Coin UUUtica member Glenn Coin will discuss the growing death cafe movement and how it inspires us to lead better lives at the Unitarian...

At the Table with Jesus

New York Author announces the launch of her book, pledges 100% of book proceeds to serve others. Utica, NY - Seventy-nine-years young, Miss Doddie will be at The Empowerment Center, 230 James St., Utica, NY,...

UU Utica April 11th “Diving Lessons for Spiritual Floaters”

Rev. Lori Staubitz As a progressive faith tradition, we draw on many sources for truth, wisdom and guidance. However, this wide range of options sometimes keeps us on the surface of religious inquiry. Join us...

Utica’s Divine Mercy Sunday Features Deacon Prusko

St. Joseph-St. Patrick Church at 702 Columbia Street in Utica will celebrate its 28th annual Divine Mercy Sunday on April 23 with an afternoon of services. The featured homilist, the Rev. Deacon Richard E....