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Where Do We Come From? Where Are We Going?

In 1897, Paul Gauguin painted a piece he titled D'où Venons Nous / Que Sommes Nous / Où Allons Nous, which translates as "Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going?". Composer Bryan Tate visited the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and deeply connected with this painting. He went on to compose a round, which is now included in our UU hymnal. The round's last line is "life is a riddle and a mystery." Rev. Rebekah will reflect on the mystery of where we are going as a people of faith and conscience (and will weave in a bit from last Sunday's service, "Part 1 of 2: Where Do We Come From?," which was cancelled due to inclement weather).

 
Special music by Bonfire of the Mannakeys. The Adult Choir will sing. Justin Furnia, piano.
 
Multigenerational Service—All* gather together in the Sanctuary for this service. *Nursery care for infants—3-year-olds is available during the entire service in Building 3, Room 33.
 
 
Speaker: 
Rev. Rebekah Savage
Date: 
Sunday, January 20, 2019
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