We begin our summer series this Sunday on the “Sources of Our Living Tradition.” This year, we are taking a critical look at these Sources of our UU inspiration, which were adopted in the last century and reflect a white, Eurocentric perspective. We’ll be “de-centering” the … read more.
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.
What lessons and wisdom can UUs draw from Judaism, a foundational resource for UUs?
“Decisions and Diversity”, Jean Nuttall:
“Honoring Our Christian Heritage”, Rev. Lydia Ferrante-Roseberry:
From the beginning, people paid attention to the cycles of life, nature, and the earth. To many, this was their religion. Most of these belief systems respect the earth and many concentrate on the feminine aspect of the cycles of life. We’ll take a brief look at what some of those views are and how it relates to us as UUs. Karin Griglak, leading, and Eric Williams, Service Associate.
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:
Is This World Enough? Thomas Christopher, leader, Scott Youmans, service associate. Humanism denies the existence of a supernatural realm. Humanists get asked: “Why would you be moral? How can you face death? How can you live without hope for something more? And what about God? How can this be a religious position?” These are good questions. How do we affirm that this life in this world is enough?
Sources of Love and Acceptance Janet Meyer, Leading; Dana Samani, Service Associate. Appreciating the painfully won wisdom that LGBTQ+ folk have gleaned on the path to pride. Special musical guest, Marcos Ospina.
Today we begin our summer series on the UU Sources. The Sources as we see theme in our hymnals, were developed in the 1980s. Today, we examine them with a critical eye in 21st Century context, and chart the course for our summer sermon series.