Speaker: Thomas Christopher

A Unitarian Universalist Easter

 
“Imitatio Christi”, Thomas Christopher:
http://www.bvuuf.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Opening-20190421.mp3

“Like Barley Bending” by Sara Teasdale

 
“Remembering Jesus”, Thomas Christopher:
http://www.bvuuf.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Reflection-20190421-1.mp3

 
“A Unitarian Universalist Easter”, AJ van Tine:
http://www.bvuuf.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Sermon-20180421.mp3

The Mystery Doorways

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.

The Mystery Doorways

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.

Memory Loss: Living, Learning and Letting Go

“Alzheimer’s disease has been described as “the great unlearning.” In a society that so greatly values the intellect and the collection of memories, cognitive degeneration can feel like a devastating diminishment. But like all challenges, there are spiritual lessons among the fragments of loss. Today we explore the tender terrain of how memory loss impacts individuals and the ones who love them.

Driving Toward Vastness

As Unitarian Universalists, we are on a free and responsible search for truth and meaning, and as part of this search we attempt to experience that mystery which renews our spirit and opens us to life. Is there room in our responsible search for this … read more.