Is “Acceptance” Enough? And what does “Encouragement to Spiritual Growth in our congregations” really invite us to do? This Sunday, we’ll ponder our 3rd Principle: Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations.
Speaker: Thomas Christopher
Today we are considering Principle #5 “Right of Conscience and Use of Democratic Process,” in particular, the right of conscience. There was a statement of Unitarian beliefs prepared once, a bit over a hundred and thirty years ago, which stands as arguably the finest such … read more.
May 31st will be the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre. Come and learn about that tragic event, and a Unitarian’s involvement. We’ll examine our history around racism and how remembering our past gives us another reason to continue to dismantling white supremacy culture. … read more.
People insist that you have a life story, a story explaining how you became you, a version you use when you’re seeking employment, another you use when you’re out on a date. A life story is a lot like a resumé. It tells us and … read more.
As another tragedy strikes us “close to home”, we’ll reflect on what “close to home” means to each of us, and find strength and resilience in our spiritual “home.”
Some of us know of the importance of play in the developmental process in children. As adults, play gives us the opportunity to explore our creativity and expand our imaginations, giving us space to wonder about what else is possible. How can play help us … read more.
What is the point of sitting in stillness if the voices in our heads keep up an incessant chatter about our regrets, embarrassments, inadequacies, anxieties and fears? Let us seek an inner stillness. as Christopher and Paul Brynteson, Service Associates.
To celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day, and to further this month’s theme of Deep Listening, this Sunday we explore the inspiring poetry of our first Native American Poet Laureate, Joy Harjo.
We will explore Principle #4: A free and responsible search for truth and meaning. Using the story of Rev. James Reeb as background, we’ll reflecting upon our own narratives about race and how they shape, or misshape, truth. Reeb was the … read more.
In this world climate, this can feel like a tall order. What are ways we might find within ourselves to try to live by this principle?