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  • Now is the time for our financial offering. [Particular donation info, e.g. Donations can be made directly into the baskets being passed around, or online through our website, by mail, or by email. If you donate to the loose collection, then half of your donation will go to the congregation while...
    Offering | By Frances Koziar | January 13, 2022 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: Class, Diversity, Money, Stewardship, WorshipWeb, Worship
  • The assumption that all people remember the same set of events, or enjoy the same set of things, puts enormous burdens of assimilation onto members of marginalized communities.
    Reflection | By Yuri Yamamoto | July 15, 2020 | From Braver/Wiser
    Tagged as: Anti-Oppression, Children, Class, Culture, Direct Experience, Diversity, Inclusion, Multiculturalism
  • It's hard to feel gratitude for something when you're focusing on what’s wrong with it.
    Reflection | By Kat Liu | May 1, 2019 | From Braver/Wiser
    Tagged as: Arrogance, Arts & Music, Class, Humility, Searching
  • I pull another basket of steaming dishes out of the dishwasher in our church basement. My partner in kitchen clean-up grabs a clean dish towel to dab the pools of water from the upturned soup bowls. They ask, “So, what’s your undergrad in?” The conversations that happen in church kitchens are...
    Reflection | By Kari Kopnick | July 13, 2017 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: Anti-Oppression, Class, Direct Experience, Education, Self-Respect, Work, Worth
  • We bow our heads in order to imagine not one path, but many. We imagine a path forward for those who cannot imagine any path forward, because of poor health, financial hardship, family crises, and other roadblocks we cannot begin to understand or imagine. We struggle to imagine a path forward for...
    Prayer | By D. Scott Cooper | January 18, 2017 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 6th Principle (World Community), Advent, Anti-Oppression, Class, Conflict, Hope, Immigration, Journey, Justice Sunday, Searching, Unitarian Universalism, Worry
  • What we would like to do is change the world—make it a little simpler for people to feed, clothe, and shelter themselves... by fighting for better conditions, by crying out unceasingly for the rights of the workers, the poor, of the destitute... [W]e can, to a certain extent, change the world; we...
    Quote | By Dorothy Day | December 19, 2016 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 6th Principle (World Community), Activism, Christianity, Class, Justice, Poverty, Service, Transformation, Work
  • Our locks tell us a lot about our lives. Locks of all kinds hold my attention because of a dream I had when I was thirteen. In the dream a gray-haired woman in a white coat sat behind a desk. I knew she was me, far in the future. Behind her on the wall was a cross-stitched sampler with a motto. I...
    Meditation | By Meg Barnhouse | May 28, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: 3rd Principle (Acceptance & Spiritual Growth), 4th Principle (Truth & Meaning), Class, Courage, Fear, Meaning, Purpose, Race/Ethnicity, Relationships, Trust, Vision, Vulnerability
  • Gathered in our varied faiths, We give thanks for the blessings of world community As we share our common dream: Homes and schools where children thrive, Neighborhoods that are safe and clean, A city rich in colors and cultures, An economy where no one is expendable, A beloved community where ric...
    Benediction | By Gary Kowalski | February 23, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 6th Principle (World Community), 7th Principle (Interconnected Web), Class, Diversity, Economy, Interdependence, Service, Unitarian Universalism, Unity
  • My friend Marcy and her boyfriend Brian recently ate dinner at a local Chinese restaurant. As they enjoyed a plate of lo mein, engrossed in conversation, a hand reached down and ushered away their platter of noodles....
    Reading | By Kaaren Solveig Anderson | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), Class, Compassion, Empathy, Poverty, Privilege
  • First, let me bring you greetings from the larger family of faith of which you are a part. The Unitarian Universalist Association is the coming together of, now, 1055 free, liberal religious congregations in North America....
    Sermon | By William G. Sinkford | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: Class, Race/Ethnicity, Reconciliation
  • Readings 1: The Gospel of Mark, Chapter 14, verses 3-91 While he was at Bethany, in the house of Simon the Leper, as he sat at the table, a woman came in with an alabaster jar of very costly ointment of nard, and she broke open the jar and poured the ointment on his head....
    Sermon | By Joanne Giannino | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: 6th Principle (World Community), Class, Humanism, Privilege

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