In the last 18 months, many of us have radically changed our daily lives to help combat an unprecedented pandemic. This already difficult time has been made more troubling by a wave of misinformation — online, on TV, and in the minds and mouths of … read more.
For generations, our Universalist and Unitarian ancestors-in-faith sought to grow the Beloved Community by fostering “the continuity of human development in all worlds, or, the progress of humanity onward and upward forever.” And yet, we know that progress is never linear, that there are … read more.
If someone asked you if you had a moment to contemplate and rest, might you respond, “There’s no time!”? Me, too. Many of us have been there, at least sometimes, grinding it out here in capitalism—caregivers, parents, laborers, teachers, workers, students, organizers, nurses, and others. … read more.
Sometimes in worship, every word and sound and song builds to a central theme. And other times we wander through worship, finding meaning in different themes and moments. This Sunday we will honor the Summer Solstice, celebrate Father’s Day, learn about Juneteenth, and remember that … read more.
Despite the decorations, the commercials, and the festive cards, the Holiday season can be a challenging time for us. For those grieving a loss, for those estranged from families, or unable to visit for safety’s sake, for those who carry painful memories of holiday’s past, … read more.
EcoTheology 101: When Expectations and Reality Collide
Expectations forged during centuries of economic expansion and abundant resources are painful to let go of in times of economic contraction, scarce resources, and escalating global weirding. Grounded in an ecological interpretation of Big History, Rev. Dowd’s sermon will … read more.
What does it mean to be a people of balance? That is the question we are asked to consider this month. Other questions come to mind, as well. How do you know when your life is out of balance? How do you restore balance?
Keeping the … read more.
The theme for March is Balance. This Sunday’s sermon is based on a topic suggested by John Schweinsberg, who won the bid for Sermon Topic of Your Choice at a UUCH Service Auction. John’s interest in Game Theory led me to questions about … read more.