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The Butterfly Effect

Exploring how limiting the term “Pro-Life” to describe only human life is having devastating consequences to all life on our planet.

UUSC Justice Sunday: Belonging to One Another

UUSC Justice Sunday is a day of learning, commitment, and support for human rights. This year’s service focuses on what it means to be in solidarity with human rights activists and front-line communities around the world.

The importance of Thinking for Ourselves

On the anniversary of Sophia Lyon Fahs’ death we contemplate her gift of teaching and writing focused on a method of experiential learning that she hoped would enable children to develop their own ideas about religion and spirituality.

Let’s Meet in the Middle

We don’t have to accept that “this is just how it is.” Instead, we can cultivate a hopeful community beyond either/or. In the land of both/and, we can join hands and be the dream we long for.

De Profundis

Oscar Wilde wrote, “Suffering is one very long moment. We cannot divide it by seasons. We can only record its moods, and chronicle their return.”
How to remain hopeful when we find ourselves overwhelmed by the weight of suffering in the world.

Becoming Better

Do you have people in your life who urge you to be better, to do better? What tools of transformation do you find helpful? This week’s sermon uses an often neglected story to invite us into the process of transformation.

The House of Many Creeds

Unitarian Universalism by general consensus is located on the liberal end of the religious continuum. Now just what is that supposed to mean?

White Space and Invisible Ghettos

Elijah Anderson writes, “Since the end of the Civil Rights Movement, large numbers of black people have made their way into settings previously occupied only by whites, though their reception has been mixed. Overwhelmingly white neighborhoods, schools, workplaces, restaurants, and other public spaces remain. Black … read more.