What does it look like to take risks in community? What does it look like to take risks for community? Meg McGuire, a Masters of Divinity student at Starr King School for the Ministry, speaks to the power of reframing risk as a collective endeavor, … read more.
Topic: Standard Sunday Service
“Leap, and the Net Will Appear,” instructs a card I kept on my desk for years. As the trapeze artist lets go again and again in order to grab the next ring, life demands we each let go of what we love, over and over. … read more.
I told you last month that I don’t know what love is. Someone challenged me after, suspecting that I knew more than I was letting on. Perhaps its more like what Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart said about a certain taboo subject: I don’t know … read more.
If you’ve ever served on a committee here, or taken an RE class, or joined a small group, chances are you’ve made a covenant. We are practiced at naming our intentions, our high hopes for how we will be with one another. But what happens … read more.
“We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality,” preached Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, and we are still coming to understand the depth of truth in his words. How does the radical understanding of interdependence that we are coming to know as truth impact … read more.
Unitarian Universalists celebrate that we are held together by covenant not creed—we share values and ways of being together, not a set of unchanging beliefs. But there is another, more elusive, element of covenant. The bright burning ember of common purpose. The pull of a … read more.
Rev Theresa Novak is an Affiliated Minister of UUCM.
Unitarian Universalist Congregations have covenanted (promised) to affirm and promote our seven principles. How do we do that, as a congregation and as individuals? What are the challenges? Even when we try very hard, sometimes we break … read more.
How am I ever going to get through the holidays? How will you ever finish that to do list? Not to mention, how are we ever going to solve our homelessness crisis and bring equity to our schools? And we haven’t even started talking about climate change. What … read more.