Category: Blog

Love Knows No Borders

     This past Monday December 10, on Human Rights Day, I joined over 400 clergy from various faith traditions at the San Diego/Tijuana border to denounce the militarization of the border and calling for human rights and dignity for all people seeking asylum and refuge.      We were there as an act of … Continue reading Love Knows No Borders

RE Reflections – October 2018

In September, we experienced our first Multigenerational service of the new church year, the water communion.  We spent a good deal of time reflecting on our Vision for ourselves as Unitarian Universalists.  We acknowledged that we are seekers, looking for truth and meaning wherever we can find it.  We can find the “truth” when we … Continue reading RE Reflections – October 2018

Minister’s Blog – October 2018

Beloveds, Our Mission statement describes us as a welcoming congregation. Being welcoming means striving for radical inclusion, and creating spaces that honor every part of our identities, backgrounds, and experiences. The spiritual practice of welcome is a very important one to our faith community. In the 1980s and 90s, when the word “welcoming” became a … Continue reading Minister’s Blog – October 2018

RE Reflections – May 2018

Theme: Feminism Tradition: Islam When I think about Islam and feminism, the role model who springs to mind is Malala Yousafzai. She is a brave and inspirational young woman who dared to speak up for Islamic girls’ right to education, and nearly lost her life for speaking her truth.Taliban extremists took over her town in … Continue reading RE Reflections – May 2018

From the Minister – Finding Our Way Home – April 2018

Every year the UUA Office of Multicultural Growth and Witness offers a retreat for UU Professionals who identify as People of Color, African American, Afro-Caribbean, Latina/o, Hispanic, Native American/Indigenous, Asian/Pacific Islanders, Middle Easterners, and/or multiracial and multiethnic. Our retreat is called “Finding Our Way Home” and its purpose is to engage in community building, spiritual … Continue reading From the Minister – Finding Our Way Home – April 2018