Tim Atkins

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Tim Atkins (he/him/his) serves as the Director of Lifespan Religious Exploration for the First Unitarian Church in Oklahoma City. He has previously served as the Director of Lifespan Religious Education at Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethesda, MD and the Morristown (NJ) Unitarian Fellowship. He previously served as a UUA Trustee, the Church of the Larger Fellowship as their Director of Social Media, and as a youth advisor and Religious Education teacher at his former home congregation in Atlanta. He spends his spare time writing, playing board games, trying to change the world, and attempting to reason with his cat Dorothea.

From Tim Atkins

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Image | By Tim Atkins, Jessica Ferguson | February 9, 2018 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: 7th Principle (Interconnected Web), Interdependence, Love, Playfulness, Valentine's Day
Image | By Tim Atkins, Jessica Ferguson | February 9, 2018 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Valentine's Day

We have to have faith that in the end our small actions matter. We can’t predict what will happen when a small change has been entered into a complex system; the only thing we can predict is that we’ve changed the future in some way.

Reflection | By Tim Atkins | September 5, 2017 | From Braver/Wiser

The most important lesson pottery has taught me is to not be attached to the final product—the process matters more than the product.

Reflection | By Tim Atkins | June 28, 2017 | From Braver/Wiser
Tagged as: Abundance, Arts & Music, Beginnings, Creativity, Direct Experience, Humanism, Playfulness, Secular

Prop needed: An oversized pendulum. If this is hard to imagine, wrap yarn around a kickball sized ball and attach it to a long rod. Any weight suspended on a string from a stationary object can be a pendulum. Today, I want to talk to you about SCIENCE! Who here loves science?...

Time for All Ages | By Tim Atkins | February 26, 2017 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Atheism, Balance, Humanism, Science, Secular, Self-Care

We're very grateful to Tim Atkins (copy) and Jessica Ferguson (design) for sharing their UU Valentines with WorshipWeb: We go together like a flame and a chalice Let's let our interconnected webs interconnect, baby I love you more than [Henry David] Thoreau loved the woods Will you join the...

By Jessica Ferguson, Tim Atkins | February 9, 2017 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Connections, Interdependence, Intimacy, Love, Relationships, Unitarian Universalism, Unitarianism, Universalism, Valentine's Day, WorshipWeb, Worship

To prepare for this activity, place umbrellas in the pews. Instruct people to open the umbrellas when the man in the story receives the umbrella. Today we have a very special item in our very special Mystery Box. This item is going to teach us more about sanctuaries....

Story | By Tim Atkins | June 19, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: 7th Principle (Interconnected Web), Caring, Character, Children, Empathy, Generosity, Interdependence

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