Topic: Social Justice

From those who have…

“From those who have, much is required. JFK 1961.” (focus on Blessing & Responsibility)

Our Share-the-Plate recipient for June is Kaleidoscope Youth Center (KYC).

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Juneteenth

In Galveston, Texas on June Ninteenth, 1865, two and a half years after the Emmancipation Proclamation, the last remaining legal slaves in the United States were freed.  So often, justice and liberation come later than we expected.  Or we find out that a freedom or … read more.

How Shall We Remember

How shall we remember those who put their lives on the line to protect our country? We remember the soldiers of the Civil War, WWI , WWII and others. But there are many more who have sacrificed their lives to protect our rights and freedom.

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Who’s awakening is it?

The Anti-Racist Allies group of First UU ask, “Who’s awakening is it?”

Imagine a conversation between a Black church member and a white one that begins,”When you ask me what white privilege is, I would say it is this power you have to not notice.”  What … read more.

Woven in a Single Garment of Destiny (UUA)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. often spoke of how we are all part of “an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny.”  These words offer a powerful image of something fundamental in our Unitarian Universalist theology: interdependence.  What does the reality … read more.

Coming Back Together: Love is Political

As we come back together in person in addition to online, this is a new opportunity for us to create the community we always imagined, but have never yet brought into reality. An opportunity to come back with our circle drawn wider than before.

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Whose Justice?

In memory and honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we take a step back into American history to look at how our founding documents and assumptions are evident in our divisions today. We’ll also look at why Unitarian Universalism’s values are a … read more.

Opening to Joy in the Struggle

The Anti-Racist Allies group of the congregation introduce themselves.  We explore the 8th Principle, a possible addition to the existing 7.  Joy and an open heart are qualities of love that enable one to bring anti-racism into daily life.  We encourage you to be with … read more.

Truth/Untruth

From tall tales to online posts, the truth gets a little murky or even lost. Spats or chasms erupt and divide. Each side defending truth at head-spinning pace. Let’s take a deep breath and look. We’ll use a math puzzle to begin.

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