Speaker: Haley Anderson

Sources: Humanist

 Humanism is considered a “UU source” — and this service will show how Humanism significantly *overlaps* our Seven Principles and how modern Humanism was launched by Unitarians about 100 years ago. Besides clarifying what modern Humanism is, we’ll hear the story of a BVUUFer who came to a “Humanist-flavored” UUism after spending most of his … Continue reading Sources: Humanist

Sources: Black and Brown Lives within Unitarianism and Universalism

 Throughout our history, UUs have had many cautionary tales and missed opportunities in the moments when people of color tried to lead. What do we learn from these historical experiences, and how do we integrate these learnings into how we weave a more inclusive collective story for the 21st century? We’ll look at our shared … Continue reading Sources: Black and Brown Lives within Unitarianism and Universalism

Imbolc, a story of Integrity & Resilience

This coming week, February 1, marks the celebration of the pagan festival of Imbolc, the coming of the spring. We’ll explore why celebrating it can be seen as an act of integrity, defiance, the resilency of nature, and our own resilency.

From Awe to Integrity

In what ways can experiences of awe help us to re-integrate our bodies, minds, and souls so that we can become people of integrity? Join Haley Anderson and Aaron Ortego this Sunday as we explore the ways in which awe inducing experiences with nature help us to form deeper connections with ourselves and the world around us.

Belonging: Belonging and Cultural Adaptability

On the edge of Halloween and All Saint’s/All Souls Day, we explore how sacred traditions meld and merge through time. When is this blending a natural progression of human expression, and when is it cultural appropriation — the erasing of the beautiful nuances of cultures that are already marginalized? This is New Member Sunday also. … Continue reading Belonging: Belonging and Cultural Adaptability