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23 Dedham Avenue
Needham, MA 02492

Ready to Rise



April 25, 2021

10:30 Live from the Sanctuary (please refer to your Bell Notes for Zoom passcode)

Rev. Catie Scudera


The tide is rising — and so are we! For Earth Day, we recall the urgency of the call for environmental justice and consider how we will continue our advocacy for the Earth in the crucial upcoming decade. We’re excited to feature readings and music from the UU Ministry for Earth’s Pathways to Healing and Regeneration Earth Day 2021 virtual worship service. 


Sunday’s guest musician, Francisco Ruiz Pattee:

Hailing from Ecuador, Francisco Ruiz Pattee is a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, arranger and music director for a variety of choirs and music groups in Los Angeles. Graduated from the prestigious Berklee College of Music, Francisco has been a vocal educator for nearly ten years, touring with vocal projects and sharing his knowledge in vocal improvisation acquired by studying and performing with ten-time Grammy Award winner Bobby Mcferrin and members of Voicestra. He currently serving as Director of Music at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Long Beach, California.


Virtual Social Hour

After our Sunday morning livestream service, you’re invited to our Virtual Social Hour on Zoom, starting at 11:30am, or as soon as the Sunday service ends.

To log on after the service, click this link: Please refer to your Bell Notes for the passcode.