Topic: Podcasts

What We Believe: Diversity in Theology

Unitarian Universalism is predominantly a faith of “come-inners,” those who joined the church as adults, with a minority of “born-inners,” those who were born or grew up as UUs. We may come from the faith tradition of our childhood, or we may come from no faith tradition at all. Most of us have in common, however, the experience of being raised in a tradition other than Unitarian Universalism. Stories abound of UU congregants saying, “I Read the rest

Who We Are: Our Liberal Faith Tradition

Unitarian Universalism is a liberal religious tradition that was formed from the consolidation of two religions: Unitarianism and Universalism. Both religions have long histories and have contributed important theological concepts that remain central to Unitarian Universalism. Since the merger of the two denominations in 1961, Unitarian Universalism has nurtured its Unitarian and Universalist heritages to provide a strong voice for social justice and liberal religion.

 

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Coming Home Like Rivers to the Sea

Join us as we gather for our annual water ceremony to welcome another year together and recommit ourselves to our shared spiritual journeys and ministries. The Water Ceremony ritual was created in 1980 by two Unitarian Universalist women—Carolyn McDade and Lucile Schuck Longview. They considered water as more than simply a metaphor; That water is elemental and primary, calling forth feelings of awe and reverence. Today, this ritual speaks to our connectedness to one another, … Read the rest

Reader’s Theater – Winds of War

Winds of War by Al Murdach. War and peace are much in the news lately. It was even bigger news in 1941. Join us to return to that time and hear about the debates that rankled the media and the public then. Hard to believe that then the U.S. public was, according to polls, 90% anti-war and pro-peace. But this would quickly change. Come and find out what this was like and what happened. You … Read the rest

The Horse That Almost Got Away

Psychiatrist D. W. Winnicott writes that we often go about our lives with an attitude of compliance, as though the world is something to be fitted in with, demanding adaptation. The attitude of compliance tells us to put our dreams away in the back of the bottom drawer of the chest of drawers. But our dreams are part of creative living, Winnicott says, which makes life worthwhile. On this Sunday, we stand up for the … Read the rest