Some people just seem to rub us raw, maybe for an obvious reason or no discernible cause. What’s the best way to handle those to whom we have instinctive resistance? Do we grit our teeth and try to survive or is engagement advisable? Difficult folks, sometimes known as sandpaper people, can be revealed as meaningful spiritual teachers in disguise.
Rev. Leah Ongiri is a lifelong UU who lives in Portland, Oregon. She has served congregations in California, New Jersey, Florida, Wisconsin, and Colorado. Leah is a graduate of Starr King School for the Ministry, and coeditor of the Skinner House book Jewish Voices in Unitarian Universalism.
This Sunday we will have a multi-platform service. You can attend in-person, OR you can also attend via our online Zoom option. Those attending in-person will follow our in-person gathering guidelines including wearing high-quality face masks. No advance registration is required for this service, and there will be onsite in-person registration in case it is required for contact tracing. Children are welcome with their parents in the sanctuary. A small creativity and play area is provided for very young children inside the sanctuary. Currently no separate in-person classroom space, this includes no separate programs for children or separate nursery care area.
Join us for worship service via Zoom Webinar at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84755311106?pwd=bmpQblllOVNoUjdpUm5oVHk5cWx2dz09
Webinar ID: 847 5531 1106, Password: 253
You can also listen on your phone by dialing 253-215-8782 with Webinar ID: 847 5531 1106 and Password 253 to hear the worship service.
The Zoom Webinar room opens at 10:15 a.m., and you’ll be greeted in our online chat by our Sunday Chat Chaplain.