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Author Melissa Pritchard on Florence Nightingale

Guest speaker Melissa Pritchard Schley, who now lives in Columbus, is an award-wining novelist, biographer, essayist and short-story writer. She’ll talk about her latest novel, “Flight of the Wild Swan,” a work of historical fiction about Florence Nightingale. Sunday services begin at 11 a.m. but join us early for coffee and conversation. Visitors and guests … Continue reading Author Melissa Pritchard on Florence Nightingale

Memorials in Columbus

Unitarian Universalist chaplain, Lt. Col., George Tyger, who wrote, “Memorial Day is not to be celebrated. It is to be observed, scrutinized, and witnessed on behalf of the true witnesses of our human failure to love our neighbor as ourselves.” Fellowship President Connie Ussery has explored that idea. She and a couple other members of … Continue reading Memorials in Columbus

The UU Flower Ceremony

We’ll celebrate spring and renewal with a traditional Unitarian Universalist ceremony that was created by two Unitarian ministers. Rev. Maja Capek and Rev. Norbert Capek (who were married) founded the Unitarian ministry in Czechoslovakia. She escaped arrest by the Nazis in the 1930s and brought the ceremony to the United States. Her husband died at … Continue reading The UU Flower Ceremony