Our next service – Nov 10

Service at 10:45 AM
Presentation and Performance 1:00 -2:00 PM
nov10-oos-2With Marjorie Boldeagle, Carrie Martin,

and Red Storm Drum and Dance Troupe.

If you are like most Americans, you never heard about the Doctrine of Discovery.  The Doctrine of Discovery is a principle of international law dating from the late 15th century. It has its roots in a papal decree issued by Pope Nicholas V in 1452 that specifically sanctioned and promoted the conquest, colonization, and exploitation of non-Christian territories and peoples.  In 2012, Unitarian Universalists voted on a resolution to repudiate this Doctrine “as a relic of colonialism, feudalism, and religious, cultural, and racial biases having no place in the modern day treatment of indigenous peoples.”   Come and learn more about this doctrine on the 100th anniversary of the 1913  groundbreaking ceremony of the Fort Wadsworth Indian Monument on Staten Island.  To this day, this monument promised to Native Americans was never built.

Greeters: Tom Seluga, Kathy Santo
Flowers: Virginia Allen
Worship Guild: Maureen Curran
Board Welcome: Stan Hellman
Music: Dr. Carolyn Clark & Choir
Hospitality: Mike & Risa Anderson
Service created by Sally Jones of Social Action

312 Fillmore Street at Clinton Ave, one block east of Snug Harbor
All are welcome. Nursery/Toddler care available.
Religious Exploration Classes available for school-age children.


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