Topic: Social Justice

Holy Anxieties!

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.

Unmasking a Founding Myth

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.

Lift Every Voice

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.

Still Waking Up

Rev. Marian will share stories from her dissertation on inherited racism. She will also share how things have changed and evolved since publication.

Recognition Day

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?

Hands of Love and Labor

Rev. Dr. Marian Stewart will present “Hands of Love and Labor.” In honor of Labor Day, we’ll look at portraits and profiles of people who work with their hands. Through our hands, we are connected to times, places, and people.

From Where We Sit

What is the view of the world from where we sit? What is the view we see on Sundays? Does it matter? What does it mean? Turns out, where we sit can stir up all sorts of things. Sometimes, even the light makes a difference.

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Truth at the Edge

What happens when we are right? Or left? Or adamant, so sure, so…convinced. Rev. Marian will reflect on speaking at the State House and beyond on divisive issues like reproductive justice. What is our role in working for justice when others disagree?