Topic: Vision

“Looking Forward, Looking Back”

On May 12, 1961, the American Unitarian Association and the Universalist Church of America merged to form our combined faith and the Unitarian Universalist Association. On this, the 60th anniversary of that merger, we will remember that history, reflect on how far our faith has … read more.

“Forgiving As We Go”

We are becoming something new, something we haven’t quite imagined yet. And in the process of becoming, we are going to bump heads and make mistakes. What could it look like to center forgiveness as we move in these uncharted waters? Who might we become … read more.

“The Progressive Religious Impulse”

Unitarian Universalism is a relatively new approach to religion, and also has ancient roots. What is the thread that connects us to our past and informs how we approach our future? And how does being aware of this thread help us live our lives today?

Rev. … read more.

Commitment Sunday

Who we love, who we choose, how we support each other, this is what tells us who we are and what we value. David Brooks writes, “Our lives are stories of recommitment.” We are nearing the threshold, we are visioning the time to come when … read more.

“Sweat the Small Stuff”

In this feel-good society, where the small stuff rolls off our backs, where anger and sorrow are considered wrong, unproductive, and harmful. Not sweating the small stuff has led to a feeling of uselessness and hopelessness and we have been patiently waiting for someone bigger … read more.

“An 8th Principle for Unitarian Universalism”

Unitarian Universalism covenants around 7 principles that guide our lives and encourage us toward spiritual deepening. In 2013 Black UU leaders and theologians proposed an 8th principle to guide us toward more intentional racial justice work in our congregations. Let’s learn and reflect together on … read more.

“Imagine That”

Margaret Wheatley writes, “In this new world, you and I make it up as we go along, not because we lack expertise or planning skills, but because that is the nature of reality.” Is the life you have the one you imagined? How does our … read more.