Suzanne Rude

Suzanne Rude is a member of this church, has served on the Board of Trustees, and is one of our church’s representatives and an officer on the Greater Concord Interfaith Council. She is a 2017 graduate of Leadership Greater Concord. Spiritually, Suzanne is interested in understanding diverse religious beliefs and philosophies, and promoting civil discourse, compassion, and peace in our world. In the fall, she will be studying at the One Spirit seminary with the goal of becoming an ordained interfaith/inter-spiritual minister. She and her husband have two adult daughters and two grandchildren.

The Majesty and the Mystery

How are special things celebrated in the secular and sacred realm? How does the scientific interact with the spiritual?  The game of chess and Richard Feynman; enlightenment and entanglement; insight and revelation will be explored as we look at the fourth UU principle: the free and responsible search for truth and meaning.  Whether you are […]

Out of Kindness

The Sufi mystic Rumi wrote: “Out of kindness comes this world and certain arrangements of stars. With just the right conjunction, you appear. One drop of your kindness makes the ocean sweet.” This service will explore what we can learn about promoting kindness in our own “ocean” from Fred Rogers, a Presbyterian minister and the […]

Strong at the Broken Places: The Art of Mending

As humans, the struggles in our lives can leave physical, emotional or spiritual wounds that need mending. Our resilience can be enhanced when we accept that all of us have been broken in some ways, and that the history of our healing adds to our uniqueness. In this service, we will explore artistic styles throughout […]