Parker Palmer’s book Healing the Heart of Democracy: the courage to create a politics worthy of the human spirit provides a jumping off point for this reflective sermon on imagining what that kind of a politics would look like – feel like. After all, if … read more.
Topic: Social Justice
Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream. He had a vision of what beloved community would look like. He used his imagination to invite us into a larger space of possibility. But can we really do that all at once? What can I do now?
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Our democracy is under attack not just in rhetoric, but also by violent insurrection. We have felt it building for years. The questions are many, the answers are simple – and complicated. How did we get here? Where do we go from here? What is … read more.
2020 has been hard in a lot of ways, but now, as we come out of a very long election season, we have numbers that show us how divided was are as a country. What do our UU values tell us about staying in relation … read more.
Now that it is mostly over…a bitter election process that never seemed to get here…or end. How do we even think about healing when our shoulders are still tensed up to our ears? Can I open my eyes yet? In these tender times, how do … read more.
On this “Columbus Day” we explore a people’s history that debunks a founding myth. Celebrations and statues, even literature and popular culture, cover up truths that we’d rather ignore. It is time to unmask the myth and lift up Indigenous people, their history, life, and … read more.
Join us for a dynamic celebration of MLK and the Civil Rights Movement. Rev. Ron Payne, a First UUer, was in Selma and will tell us all about it. Wahru Cleveland and Joyce will be drumming. Bring your drum to join in the benediction.
Rev. Marian will share stories from her dissertation on inherited racism. She will also share how things have changed and evolved since publication.
Special service featuring guest speaker/musician Eric Gnezda. Eric Gnezda is an Emmy-nominated TV journalist and creator and host of the television series, Songs at the Center, airing on PBS.
Columbus Day, Indiginous Peoples Day – which most deserves our notice? The act of paying attention is one of the most valuable skills we have in creating a culture worthy of our best selves. How, then, can we best use it do so?