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.
Speaker: Rev. Marcus Hartlief
“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.
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.
This week we begin December’s worship theme, “What does it mean to be a people of Mystery?” The desire for certainty runs deep in the organization of our psyches. When we reach the edges of what our reason can be certain about, we can find ourselves troubled and … read more.
Despite all the spiritual teachings that entreat us to love our enemies and see them as teachers, it’s awfully easy to find ourselves gritting our teeth and wishing bad things for another. Every day we come across people who are annoying, stupid, mean and … read more.
I heard a talk show host recently joke about feeling nostalgic for the time when the news was boring. Many of us feel tossed and turned these days in the constant tumult of emotionally riveting headlines. And we are scared and confused in the … read more.