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  • This reading requires seventeen people who are able to come forward and represent the generations of African Americans in the British colonies and in the United States. As you name the first generation, indicate to a person that they should stand. Each time you call a new generation, you indicate...
    Reading | By Gail Forsyth-Vail | January 29, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 4th Principle (Truth & Meaning), 6th Principle (World Community), Anti-Oppression, Black History / Whitney Young / James Reeb, History, Humanism, Juneteenth, Justice, Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, Prophetic Words & Deeds, Race/Ethnicity
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  • When I was in third grade at Evergreen School in Plainfield, NJ, my best friend was John Carvana. At 8 years old, I was awkward physically and socially, and I was drawn to John’s intelligence and easy grace. The friendships of young boys are less about whispered secrets than about hanging out and...
    Sermon | By Fred Small | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 3rd Principle (Acceptance & Spiritual Growth), 6th Principle (World Community), Anti-Oppression, Diversity, Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, Multiculturalism, Race/Ethnicity, Unitarian Universalism, Wholeness, Multiculturalism
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  • Frances, an African American woman: To be African-American in this country is to face racism throughout life, however subtle. The love of one’s family is paramount in reducing the damage of racism on one’s wholeness. Unitarian Universalism is splendid as an affirming church family. Its primary...
    Reading | By Mark Hicks | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 3rd Principle (Acceptance & Spiritual Growth), 6th Principle (World Community), Anti-Oppression, Black History / Whitney Young / James Reeb, Diversity, Kwanzaa, Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, Multiculturalism, Race/Ethnicity, Unitarian Universalism, Multiculturalism
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  • On the cusp of this new day in our nation’s history, seems like everyone has something to say. I have been deluged with emails from the various groups I try to pay attention to: Planned Parenthood, the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, the National Religious Campaign Against Torture,...
    Sermon | By Melissa Carvill-Ziemer | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 7th Principle (Interconnected Web), Anti-Oppression, Black History / Whitney Young / James Reeb, Identity, Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, Multiculturalism, Race/Ethnicity, Unity
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  • I invite you now into a quiet time, a time for spoken and silent contemplation. Spirit of Life, we have come into each other's presence this day seeking a part of ourselves, knowing that we do not live alone, and knowing we cannot live fully if we are for ourselves alone....
    Prayer | By Wayne B. Arnason | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: Commitment, Connections, Humility, Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday
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  • We shall overcome. When we can truly celebrate the diversity of contributions and talents offered by all people, we shall overcome hatred and prejudice and oppression. When we can truly extend our hands to one another in loving acceptance, we shall overcome the past that haunts us now. Living in...
    Benediction | By Jonalu Johnstone | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 6th Principle (World Community), Anti-Oppression, Black History / Whitney Young / James Reeb, Change, Commitment, Juneteenth, Justice, Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, Multiculturalism, Race/Ethnicity
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  • We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied to a single garment of destiny. Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. There are some things in our social system to which all of us ought to be maladjusted....
    Reading | By Martin Luther King, Jr. | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), Black History / Whitney Young / James Reeb, Interdependence, Juneteenth, Justice Sunday, Love, Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, Multiculturalism, Peace, Power
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  • The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy. Instead of diminishing evil, it multiplies it. Through violence you may murder the liar, but you cannot murder the lie, nor establish truth....
    Reading | By Martin Luther King, Jr. | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: Black History / Whitney Young / James Reeb, Christianity, Commitment, Dignity, Justice, Justice Sunday, Love, Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, Seven Principles, Unitarian Universalism, Violence
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  • Holy Spirit, God of Ages and so many names, we gather once again to rejoice in the light offered to the world by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His walk on this earth was a gift to generations, and today we give thanks for that gift. We know that we are called together today not simply to...
    Prayer | By Audette Fulbright Fulson | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 5th Principle (Conscience & Democracy), 6th Principle (World Community), Activism, Anti-Oppression, Black History / Whitney Young / James Reeb, Caring, History, Human Rights, Justice, Kindness, Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, Prophetic Words & Deeds, Race/Ethnicity, Anti-Oppression
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  • [In this difficult time of war and destruction,] We call to our minds today the life of a man of peace, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We pray that like Dr. King, we may have the courage to live our convictions even in the face of overwhelming opposition....
    Prayer | By Paul S Sawyer | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 6th Principle (World Community), Anti-Oppression, Children, Commitment, Equity, Justice, Living Our Faith, Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, Peace, Prophetic Words & Deeds, War
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  • Spirit of Justice,God who befriends those who stand upon the constant edges of decision,-- crucial and aloneWe are grateful to be together this morning.We gather especially to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr....
    Meditation | By Kathleen Rolenz | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday
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  • The first step is to notice the mountain. It is there. And it belongs to a range of mountains. There’s no going around it. The next step is to reach the kind of acceptance that has us praying in our hearts: "Lord, I don’t ask you to move the mountain, just give me the strength to climb." The...
    Sermon | By Paul R Beedle | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: Anti-Oppression, Diversity, Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, Race/Ethnicity, Respect, Responsibility, Service
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  • 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....
    Homily | By Brent A Smith | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: America, Anti-Oppression, Black History / Whitney Young / James Reeb, Justice, Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, Race/Ethnicity, Unitarian Universalism
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  • Congratulations to the unique* Luminary Leader Rachel Milles for successfully answering our challenge!
    By Ted Resnikoff | January 20, 2015 | From Stories and Voices
    Tagged as: Activism, Awards, Scholarships, & Grants, Belief, Education, Growth, High School-Aged Youth Faith Development, Homecoming / Ingathering, Justice, Leadership, Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, Playfulness, Secular, Teaching Methods, Unitarian Universalism, UU Identity, Youth Sunday, Anti-Oppression, Due Process & Civil Liberties, Racial Justice, Faith Development
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  • Witness – and Make History in March, 2015 Living Legacy Project is hosting a conference, Marching in the Arc of Justice, in Birmingham, AL on March 5-8, 2015. It is open to people of all ages, and we would love to see a contingent of Unitarian Universalist...
    By Bart Frost | December 5, 2014 | From Guides and Tools
    Tagged as: Activism, Awards, Scholarships, & Grants, Community, Equity, Growth, Interdependence, Justice, Leadership, Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, Purpose, Rights, Secular, Unitarian Universalism, UU History, Youth Sunday, Anti-Oppression, Civil Rights & Religious Liberty, Anti-Racism, Due Process & Civil Liberties, Racial Justice, Social Justice
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  • Day 30: Raise our voice in worship and love Find resources for Share the Love Sunday here. Visit Standing on the Side of Love to learn more.
    By Ted Resnikoff | February 16, 2014 | From Social Justice
    Tagged as: Community, Love, Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, Solidarity, Unitarian Universalism, UU Identity, Valentine's Day, Multiculturalism, Social Justice
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  • Day 29: Reflect on reaching out with love Standing on the Side of Love to give your feedback and share what this 30 Days of Love has meant for you.
    By Deborah Neisel-Sanders | February 15, 2014 | From Social Justice
    Tagged as: Community, Love, Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, Solidarity, Unitarian Universalism, UU Identity, Valentine's Day, Multiculturalism, Social Justice
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  • Day 28: Making the Middle Way Together...
    By Jeremie Bateman | February 14, 2014 | From Social Justice
    Tagged as: Identity, Love, Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, Solidarity, Unitarian Universalism, UU Identity, Valentine's Day, Multiculturalism, Social Justice
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  • Day 27: It's a religious thing Union Theological Seminary was doing her field education at ROC-NY. And thus, one of the stops on our pilgrimage was Mario Batali’s upscale Manhattan dining establishments. If you have already read this year’s Saru Jayaraman’s eye-opening book about the sexism,...
    By Annie Gonzalez Milliken | February 13, 2014 | From Social Justice
    Tagged as: Activism, Homecoming / Ingathering, Love, Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, Secular, Solidarity, Unitarian Universalism, UU Identity, Valentine's Day, Anti-Oppression, Social Justice
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  • Day 26: Celebrate everywhere to make change everywhere Faith as Fuel faithimmutable nature of those truths, and of love, in an impermanent universe....
    By Ted Resnikoff | February 12, 2014 | From Social Justice
    Tagged as: Beliefs & Principles, Faith, Love, Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, Solidarity, Spirituality, Unitarian Universalism, UU Identity, Valentine's Day, Faith Development, Social Justice
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