“How Music Changed the World: The Estonian Singing Revolution”

James Stewart, Director of Music, with Brenda Balon, Worship Associate

Has music ever changed the world? Can culture hold a people together? Join us this Sunday as we explore the Estonian “Singing Revolution,” a non-violent uprising that took place in the late 1980s leading up to the fall of the Soviet Union. It’s a timely story about how a people won their freedom, not with bloodshed or conflict, killing or destruction, but with “singing and a smile.”

We are inviting up to 50 people to attend worship in person. To sign up for this Sunday, please go to this link. To make our Meeting House as safe as possible, we ask that everyone who is 5 and older be vaccinated, and those 2 and older wear a mask while inside. Seating in the Sanctuary has been adjusted for safe distancing, and the ventilation system can accommodate many more than 50 people. We are glad to welcome those who are comfortable attending in person.

The service will be live-streamed from the Sanctuary at 10 a.m. The link will be shared on our website at uusociety.org/worship-and-music/live-streamed-sunday-worship. If you miss the livestream, a recording will be available on our YouTube channel.

All are welcome to Outdoor Coffee Hour at 11 a.m. in front of the Meeting House, and Zoom Coffee Hour at 11:15 a.m. The Zoom link and more information can be found here: Online Coffee Hour