Charles A. Howe

A retired Unitarian Universalist minister, Charles Howe is the author of The Larger Faith: A Short History of American Universalism, For Faith and Freedom: A Short History of Unitarianism in Europe and co-editor of Clarence R. Skinner: Prophet of a New Universalism, all published by Skinner House Books.

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A Short History of American Universalism...

Book | By Charles A. Howe | From Skinner House Books
Tagged as: America, History

Howe's careful selection of Skinner's writings, in combination with an accessible account of his life, introduces this important Universalist to a new generation of readers.

Book | By Charles A. Howe | From Skinner House Books
Tagged as: History

What life have we, if we have not life together? There is no life not lived in community, and no community not lived in celebration and praise! Adapted from lines from T. S. Eliot's "The Rock."...

Opening | By Charles A. Howe | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Community

(May be read responsively) We light this chalice to affirm that new light is ever waiting to break through to enlighten our ways: That new truth is ever waiting to break through to illumine our minds: And that new love is ever waiting to break through to warm our hearts. May we be open to this...

Chalice Lighting | By Charles A. Howe | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Birth, Calling, Grace, Growth, Healing, Hope, Listening, Love, Truth, Vision, Winter Solstice / Yule

O Thou whose power we see in the stars and whose presence we experience as love, we would today be sustained by that power and open to that love. Help us to remember that "as we sow, so shall we reap"—that whatever we project out from ourselves also comes back to us....

Meditation | By Charles A. Howe | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Caring, Connections, Healing, Love, Relationships, Unitarian Universalism

May we go forth from this place thankful for the life that sustains and renews us, and open to the grace that surrounds and surprises us. May we go forth from this place with openness and with thanksgiving.

Closing | By Charles A. Howe | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Acceptance, Grace, Gratitude, Sacred, Searching, Unitarian Universalism
By Charles A. Howe | July 3, 2005 | From Ideas
Tagged as: UU Identity, UU Theology

The Future of The Ministry Download the PDF of this discourse This discourse is in the process of being converted from a pdf to text and will be posted here as soon as that is completed.

By Charles A. Howe | April 16, 1983 | From Gould Discourse

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