We welcome members of First Parish in Weston to join us at The Congregational Church of Weston, UCC located at 130 Newton Street for services throughout August. All services begin at 10am.
Mahatma Gandhi proposed “Seven Deadly Social Sins” as an ethical and social justice version of the classical “Seven Deadly Sins” regarding personal morality. This sermon series, pairing these “social sins” with a scripture lesson and a contemporary book, will be presented by The Rev. Dr. Philip J. Mayher, Pastor and Teacher, Congregational Church.
August 3 - “Politics without Principle”
Exodus 20: 1-21, Roger Williams and the Creation of the American Soul by John Barry
August 10 - “Commerce without Morality” and “Wealth without Work”
Luke 16: 19-31, The Shock Doctrine by Naomi Klein
August 17 - “Pleasure without Conscience”
Isaiah 58: 1-12, Saving Jesus from the Church by Robin Myers
Genesis 1: 26-31, Original Blessing by Matthew Fox
August 24 - “Worship without Sacrifice”
August 31 - “Science without Humanity” and “Education without Character”
Matthew 5: 1-11 and 38-48, Breach of Trust by Andrew Bracevich