UPCOMING SERVICES (all services start at 10 am)
Mar 3 Rev. Mary Edes — Well, There’s Opera… or Why the Gods Don’t Smite Us
Mary Edes’s professional life has focused on music and ministry. She received her undergraduate degree in music from UNH. She served as music director at South Church (UU) in Portsmouth before entering the ministerial program at Bangor Theological Seminary in Maine. Following completion of her studies, she was called as the minister of the UU Fellowship of the Eastern Slopes in Tamworth, NH, where she served for approximately 10 years. Currently she serves as a chaplain and leads a hospice singing group in her home community. She has been coming to our Fellowship since the 1990s, originally working with our children and for many years as a guest minister.
Mar 10 Robert Azzi — Permission to Narrate: How We Speak of The Other
Mr. Azzi is a photojournalist, columnist and public speaker who lives in Exeter NH. An Arab American Muslim, he writes on issues of Identity, Conflict, and Islam, particularly as they apply in the Middle East and the Global South. Through his “Ask a Muslim Anything” program he speaks to groups throughout the Seacoast, helping people understand Islam and those who follow it. Last year he received the First Amendment Award, presented by the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications. He has spoken at our Fellowship several times in the past.
Mar 17 Donna Pistole — Searching for God in the Lost and Found
After completing her undergraduate degree, with a dual major in Latin and psychology, and receiving her teaching certificate, she taught high school for several years before returning to college and completing her M.A. and Ph.D. in psychology at UNH. She taught for many years at this institution, in both the Psychology program and in the then School of Heath and Human Services. She has been a member of our Fellowship for over 35 years, served as Board president, participated in our RE program, was HEED editor for many years, and was our first webmaster. She has presented a number of Sunday programs at our Fellowship.
Mar 24 Joan Lincoln — Music, the Spiritual Food
Mrs. Joan Lincoln and her husband, Dr. Albert Lincoln, lived outside of the United States for four decades: two years living and working in France and 21 years in French-speaking Africa (the Central African Republic, Cameroon and the Ivory Coast), followed by 20 years of service at the Bahá’í World Centre in Haifa, Israel. At the Bahá’í World Centre, Mrs. Lincoln served on an institution that followed the health and development of the Baha’i community worldwide. In this capacity, she travelled extensively, visiting Bahá’í communities in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Pacific in support of their efforts to develop human resources and strengthen their community life. After undergraduate studies in classical music, Mrs. Lincoln earned a Master’s Degree in African Ethnomusicology from the University of Abidjan, Ivory Coast. She has been actively involved in music all her life and maintains a keen interest in chamber music, improvisation and composition. The Lincolns have three married children and seven grandchildren between the ages of eleven and nineteen, who currently live in Israel, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates.
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