The Upside of Shame

Our affective experiences are messages from our inner being. Even shame is a message, and it doesn’t need to be as painful as we sometimes experience it. Come join us in an exploration of paths to the Upside of Shame.

Pat Field

March 11, 2018



Theology Wars, Episode III, Humanism

This episode covers events, which took place decades, long, long ago in America in states far away. We Unitarian Universalists
are people of many beliefs and backgrounds, people with a religious background, people with none, people who believe in a God, people who don’t, and people who let the mystery be. Has it always been so? What effect did John Dietrich have?

Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of the World

As we move into a new year faced with challenges, let’s be inspired by one amazing woman’s global work for social justice and her small acts of kindness close to home. “In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process … read more.

So, What’s Your Story

The stories we choose to tell about our lives make all the difference. We are a people of story. We become the stories we tell ourselves, and, often, they do not reflect the deeper truth of who we are. Join us to … read more.

Thank you, UUFN

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to grow up as a Unitarian Universalist in out fellowship? Daniel Jackoway spent the first 18 years of his life at UUFN. He shares stories of how it has shaped him, with gratitude in his heart.

Staying Connected: the essential affect

Affects direct our attention to some event. Shame affect directs our attention to situations of social “disconnect.” So what could possibly go wrong? We will explore the possibilities of healthy shame.

From Pat Field’s presentation on 11/5/2017.  The service page contains her presentation materials.

This service … read more.

Go with the Flow

In this music-filled live Jazz service, we explore when to go with the flow, and when to stand up against it.  The main podcast file above is the combined jazz improvisation and spoken word.

Below you will find a recording of the first musical and spoken … read more.