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  • By Heide Cottam
    The resurrection of Jesus is one of the most sacred stories in Christianity; from that story emerges a renewal of faith.
  • By Heide Cottam
    Bearing witness is an act of compassion, empathy, solidarity and justice. It is a holy act. Humanity is at its most powerful and transformative when we experience the truth of another.
  • By DeReau K. Farrar
    When I was in middle school, I was taught that every person, to some extent, holds a set of prejudices that impact our perceptions of...
  • By Rebekah Savage
    I play this moment over and over again in my head: the day I heard of the Thomas Jefferson Ball, hosted by Unitarian Universalists in 1993...
  • By Rayla D. Mattson
    The summer of 2016 began as an exciting one for me: I was finally going to a beloved Unitarian Universalist conference and retreat center...
  • By Kristin Grassel Schmidt
    Over 500 years ago, European governments adopted something called the Doctrine of Discovery: any lands and resources not already ruled by a...
  • By Gary Kowalski
    You never know how things will turn out. Sometimes big events have very small beginnings. A little acorn can turn into a giant oak tree,...
  • By Gary Kowalski
    When I think of power, strength, sheer physical force, I think of an avalanche. Tons of thundering snow come falling down the side of a...
  • By Gary Kowalski
    On Easter Sunday, we remember the teachings of Jesus as we celebrate the miracle of life, which is also closely related to the mystery of...
  • By Gary Kowalski
    Is the world getting more connected or more fragmented? Facebook, in conjunction with the University of Milan, recently announced that there were only 4.74 "degrees of separation" among its 700 million users (representing 10% of the world's population). That contrasts with the famous six degrees...
  • By Brent A Smith
    We retell the birth, life, and death of Dr. King to symbolize that it is not until humanity can measure the worth and meaning of a single life, that it can extend worth that to all souls. But, this is a new day. For more than nearly fifty years this culture has dwelt in grief over the loss of great...
  • By Fred Small
    Where is our holy church? We're on the side of love. ...
  • By Lisa Friedman
    "… love is more than merely a power that claims us. It is also a power that we claim by choosing our response to the truths of our world."
  • By Duane H. Fickeisen
    What you choose to eat is important to both parts of how you live out the mission of our congregation—transforming your life and caring for the earth. ...How many of you have heard that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away?” Apples (and other fresh fruits) are healthy foods, and eating them...
  • By Meri Gibb
    ...For the affluent, sitting down to a dinner derived from perhaps twenty-five different food sources is taken for granted...Filling the plate and eating and drinking to fullness is a social event, an opportunity to admire the art before you, to pay your respects by consuming it. ...
  • By Brian Ferguson
    For many of us this Sunday service is where we come together to examine what gives our lives worth and to make sense of the seemingly incomprehensible events around us. Our time in this sanctuary is not mundane; it is a special time where we wrestle with many of the fundamental questions about...
  • By Peter Friedrichs
    There I was, at the "Big Question:" What is my relationship to the creatures on this earth, and to the earth itself? Are they, is it, here for me, or am I a part of it? How far does the interdependent web extend, and do I really believe that all of us are intimately connected with all of existence? ...
  • By Hilary Landau Krivchenia
    Wealth, bounty, scarcity, money, are complex—layered with meaning. We use money all the time, frequently worry over it, try to manage it—but to really think about it is pretty daunting. Money is a tool in a world based upon exchange; it can’t be avoided. At one time people exchanged goods,...
  • By Kathleen Hepler
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