A Holy Curiosity and the Healing Power of Sacred Story

Our sacred stories hold our souls’ treasures and its hurts. Exploring these stories with the technique of Holy Listening can bring about an easing of spiritual pain and promote health. As part of his professional practice, Chaplain Keith Goheen participates in Lectio Divina, a contemplative study of Christian Scripture in which a holy curiosity is … Continued

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. For those interested in reading Pat’s talk, it is available here (.pdf)  Before reading, it makes the most sense to first view the introductory video of … Continued


Spooktacular Roots & Shoots Service

UUFN’s Roots and Shoots class presents a spooktacular Intergenerational Service. Find out more about what our Roots and Shoots class has been doing and what they will be doing as the year goes on. You’ll also be participating in a fun Service Project to benefit Newark’s Empowerment Center! Halloween costumes welcome! Trunk or Treat will … Continued