Upcoming Worship Services
Summer services at 9:30 AM in the Church Parlor at 306. N. Aurora Street, Ithaca, NY
FUSIT will again be holding Summer Celebrations at 9:30 AM from June 16th through September 1st. Life has a way of presenting challenges all year long. Join us for this variety of presenters telling their stories on the theme of “coping”.
June 16 Fred Balfour, “Coping — What, Me Worry About Aging?” — Decho Ensemble- Saxophones
June 23 Nancy Miller “Coping: Reproductive Rights” Jannine Willis piano
June 30 Magdalen Lindeberg “Laughter in the Darkness“—Russ Posegate Piano
Magdalen will reflect on role of humor as a life-affirming and subversive force
July 7 Veronica Richter “Comfort if Not a Cure“
A story of finding identity and purpose, from a period of homelessness to a top law school.
July 14 Margaret Weis “Balancing Spirit, Mind, and Body“
In living the human condition, we are faced with the daily challenge of finding balance in our minds, bodies, and spirits. Together we will reflect on how we might strike that balance, what helps keep us in line, and what to do when life knocks us off-course.
July 21 Bob Parks, “The Wisdom of Coping“
Is coping the best we can do? Maybe
July 28 Molly Robbins “Grow Through What You Go Through” — Matt White woodwinds
Coping with the seemingly un-copable; then finding post traumatic growth
August 4 Andrew Quagliata, “Living Life after the Death of Someone You Love“
August 11 Walt Peck “Ithaca at Last”.
For what was Homer’s Odysseus searching? What lesson can we learn from his journey that can help us cope even today?
August 18th Grand Recycling Sale
August 25 Janet Shortall- “Savoring Joy: The Antidote to Just Surviving”–Emily DiAngelo – Oboe
September 1 Michelle Courtney Berry “Building Resiliency Despite Adversity“