Topic: Community

We Remember

Our annual Remberance Service holds all that we love and all that we have lost. As the pandemic is fittfuly subsiding, we take a moment to pause. As a community, we come together to memorialize loved ones, honor other losses, remember abiding truths, and recommit … read more.

Spatial Relations

Ministers are often told to look at the congregation from the balcony to see what is going on. Presidents look out over the country from the Oval Office. Astronauts look the entire earth as it floats through space. Distance certainly plays a role in relationships. … read more.

Can We Play Now?

The best of childhood educators tell us kids of all ages need play in our lives. How might we use play to take the lessons of being apart and wrap it all up into big ideas of how we might come back together as a … read more.

Universalist Abundance

The myth of scarcity is drilled into us from an early age, not unlike the hellfire and damnation our Universalist and Unitarian ancestors resisted.  A preoccupation with not-enoughness only distracts us from what is possible: a community and economy rooted in abundance and good faith. … read more.

Loved Into Being

Faith in Unitarian Universalism isn’t just an intellectual exercise: it’s “heart” work.  This worship experience features a sermon by UUA President Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray, as well as vibrant music, storytelling, and other worship elements that will help us to grow in spirit, in courage, and … read more.

Nevertheless, She Persisted

Remember when Mitch McConnell said of Elizabeth Warren, “She had appeared to violate the rule. She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted.” Ever since those words were uttered, I’ve wondered where we as UUs, in our commitment to fairness, equality, and … read more.

A Dialogue on Beloved Community

Some communities, especially religious ones, have central narratives, precepts or doctrines that hold people together, “ties that bind” as the old hymn goes. As Unitarian Universalists, who embrace a plurality of beliefs and hold no singular creed, what holds us together in shared community? Join … read more.

Side with Love (UUA service for all)

What if to “side with love” meant making bold, faith-full choices? What if it were even a little bit scary? This worship service brings together worship leaders and musicians from across the country to offer hopeful, moving, challenging reminders about what we, as Unitarian Universalists, … read more.