Durban Unitarians often comment that they attend services
because they 'enjoy them so much', not because they feel they 'ought to'.
Topic: Variations on the theme of winter
Topic: Spring Equinox
Topic: ‘A Promised Land’
Topic: Practising Sabbath Rest
Topic: Buddhist teacher and
Grief and Loss.
Topic: The Ship of Theseus
Topic: The Hero’s Journey
Topic: Healing our Planet
Topic: American yesterday and today – the enigma
Topic: Memory – how do we remember our
(Reference to Essays by Betty Govinden)
Topic: Nature’s Warnings from COVID 19
Topic: Your Paw in my Hand
Topic: How Unitarianism began
Topic: Reflections on ‘More than a
Coordinator: Irwin Friedman
Heroines of Conscience series of Wise Women Ikons’, local artist
Topic: Reflections on Marguerite Poland’s new
novel ‘A Sin of Omission’ (2019)
Topic: Their World – Priceless Heritage
Durban Unitarian congregation holds relatively informal services on the
second and fourth Sundays of every month.
10.00am: Second and Fourth Sundays of every month
Frank Ferrar Hall, Palmiet Nature Reserve
of any faith or non-faith are very welcome to attend ALL services.
Durban Unitarians and services
small congregation has no minister. Members of the congregation take
turns (on a volunteer basis) to lead the services.
Services include readings, music, presentations and stimulating discussions
thereof and are followed by coffee and tea during which the subject of the
next presentation is discussed.
Durban Unitarian services are living proof of a commitment to create a
spiritual environment that encourages participants to think for themselves.
lighting of candles
feature of all our services is 'the lighting of candles' in which members
of the congregation who choose to do so each light a candle.....
· in memory of.....(example: a departed friend)
· in the hope that.....(example: a cure for AIDs
will be found)
· to remind us that.....(example: there are many who
cannot afford to celebrate Christmas)
· in honour of .....
(example: a spiritual
leader such as Nelson Mandela, Archbishop Hurley, Mahatma Gandhi, the Dalai
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