Speaker: Larry LaVerdure
Join us as we explore what binds our spiritual community together in the absence of a creedal litmus test . Over the course of the summer we will be taking a closer look at our seven principals and how they are different than commandments.
Who are we becoming? Just as the stone was rolled away at the Resurrection, we are also invited into “something more.” What insight does Jesus’ resurrection give us for new and different ways of being, both individually and as a community?
On this Valentine’s Day, we look at love between people and within community. Commitment to the Beloved Community invites us into a deeper love for all of creation. Not easy, but well worth it.
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?
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.