As Unitarian Universalists we ask ourselves: How can we sustain ourselves as we resist divisiveness and hate? How can we stay strong for the fight? How can we remain resilient? This month we remind ourselves that being resilient is not a solo act. This month’s … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Anthony Johnson
This sermon will focus upon the true story of William and Ellen Craft, enslaved African-Americans who traveled “A Thousand Miles to Freedom,” and their relationship with Unitarian Universalist Theodore Parker. William and Ellen’s adventurous escape emanated from their natural desire to experience the love of … read more.
Rev. Theodore Parker is arguably the most well-known and quoted Unitarian Universalist minister who ever lived. His words and popular quotations would later inspire speeches by Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King, Jr.
Rev. Anthony Johnson will focus upon our newest generation, those between the ages of 3 and 23, who we may choose to call “Kids These Days.” Most of these young folks are still too young to have had a significant impact on our society but … read more.
Join us for a traditional night of activities to celebrate the coming of light into the world.
This service will be a “Congregational Threshing Session.” As in the Quaker tradition, a threshing session provides an opportunity, guided by the Spirit, to ask questions, as well as to state a position or express a point of view. Each person will have an opportunity … read more.
In the creation of our Beloved Community this sermon will ask: What contributions does the ancient spiritual wisdom of Africa have to offer at this time? Indigenous African Spirituality differs from what we in the West may refer to as “religion.” There is no fixed … read more.
Patriarchy may be defined as the rule of systems and societies by male supremacy in all political, moral and cultural authority. Patriarchy is the abuse of power based upon gender. It has been around, in between and on top for a very long time. Our … read more.
Ralph Waldo Emerson referred to the Soul as “the wise silence.” Lao Tzu called it the Tao. Plato called it the “good and the beautiful.” Aristotle called it “being.” In Zulu it’s called “Moya.” In Judaism some call it “Ein Sof,” that which is everything … read more.
What does it mean to belong to a community? Well, asking for what you need is belonging to a community. Needing one another is belonging to a community. Sharing your gifts is belonging to a community. Sharing your weaknesses is belonging to a community.