Unitarian Universalism is a faith that stands on the side of love. This Sunday we look at how that came about.
The new pope caused quite a stir when he became the first to take the name Francis. Now more than 800 years since his radical ministry of simplicity and service to the least among us, St. Francis of Assisi’s life still stands as a call to justice and compassion. How might Francis’ example inspire our own sense of vocation?
In the 19th Century, Unitarian Universalists led the way in reforming the issues of the day. How has our legacy lived out today?
Hope can be a powerful tool for justice, but what’s the difference between hope and wishful thinking?
Our culture often leans toward cynicism. In this season of hope, what can we do to combat despair?
Our worship theme for the month of December is the interplay between despair and hope. Come and look beyond the stereotypes at one of our Universalist ancestors, Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross. Though she suffered from depression, Barton was a social justice worker who would thrive during times of adversity. Her life is full of surprises.
Have you have felt gratitude for something simply for its existence?
Did you know that Carl Sagan was a theologian? Hear about his contribution to our understanding of the Universe and through that, the Holy.
All of what we have today is in part because of those that came before us. Let’s celebrate and honor those that help make the world, and our church, a better one!
Tom talks about the future of Unitarian Universalism from his work the past seven years on the Board of the UUA. Tom discusses what trends are currently driving changes in growth, ministry, membership, religious education, social justice and interfaith work. Unitarian Universalism is a small denomination in the religious landscape but we have an influence out of proportion to our size and more important, we have an appeal to the fastest growing religious group in the country: the spiritual but…