On this Martin Luther King Day Weekend, we’ll explore Dr. King’s 1966 Ware Lecture to the UU General Assembly. How much of what Dr. King was asking of us then is still relevant now? Where do we need to take his message in this century?
Speaker: Larry LaVerdure
As the days darken and the pandemic further limits our activities, how can a practice of stillness support us? In this service, we’ll explore the ways stillness can support us, even, or especially, if we feel isolated by circumstances.
We turn this month to the theme of Deep Listening. When we listen deeply to the needs of others, how does it impact our public engagement? This Sunday, we’ll take a dive into the history and current needs around health care, paid medical leave and the financial … read more.
UUism is a relative new religion and yet it has ancient roots. What is the thread that connects us to our past and informs how we approach our future?
“Progress or Bust, Evolution & Selection”, Larry LaVerdure:
“The Progressive Religious Impulse”, AJ van Tine
We talk about having our Sunday services providing opportunities for “liminal” (doorway, betwixt and between) experiences. Here we look at organizations that existed to create liminality, life transitioning experiences, for their initiates: the “Mystery Religions” of the ancient Mediterranean world. Let’s see what they knew, and what it says about our attempts.
We talk about having our Sunday services provide opportunities for “liminal” (doorway, betwixt and between) experiences. Here we look at organizations that existed to create liminality, life transitioning experiences, for their initiates: the “Mystery Religions” of the ancient Mediterranean world. Let’s see what they knew, … read more.
Our vision guides our thoughts, intentions, and everyday activities, as individuals and as a larger community. As we embark on this year of transition, let us explore together how we have (or maybe need to) articulate both our personal vision and its interconnection with our … read more.
Today we explore our UU Heritage and History, an additional Source that our former director of religious education Katie Covey advocates adding. In the context of this service, we’ll look at the historically silenced voices of people of color in our movement, and the shifts the UUA is making now to dismantle its white supremacy culture habits.
Larry Laverdure and Jean Nuttall, Service Associates. Come explore how Buddhist teachings help us live in the present and appreciate our oneness with all beings. This exploration will invite your reflections as well as your usual Sunday participation.
“The Illusional Self”, Larry LaVerdure:
Explore the idea of “Emergence” as it pertains to gaining wisdom. Buddhist ideas about how to be aware of what is arising in our life and world are generally referred as the “path.” We know ourselves better as we emerge from the many influences of … read more.