Resistance is NOT futile. From our earliest days, Unitarian and Universalists have resisted oppression in many forms. During this service we will be reflecting on why resistance is built into the DNA of who we are as UU’s in 2018.
Pastor AJ Blackwood
“Using a razor and glue, Jefferson cut and pasted his arrangement of selected verses from the King James Version of the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John in chronological order— to create a single narrative.” We will be exploring the life and message of Jesus through the eyes of Jefferson how these ideals have shaped … Continued
“Juneteenth Independence Day” or “Freedom Day” (June 19, 1865) is a lost holiday. Written out of most history books, most people do not know that Texas held a firm grip on slavery until 1865. We will be asking what it means to be a free in this country as person of color in 2018?
What does it mean to be Queer aka not being/living a heteronormative life in 2018? During this month when the people of this nation and around the world celebrate diversity, we will question: “What can we do to stop the hate being spread by our leaders?”
A fire is started with a single spark or flame! Pastor AJ will be asking you: “What ignites the spark of a fire of commitment in your soul?”
Celebrate Love and Peace! Women throughout the ages have been voices of love and Peace. Come and join us as we celebrate women who have given us words of wisdom, peace, and equality for all.
We will be exploring the concept of embodiment. How do we embody our faith here at home? We will be looking at the local impact we can make in our community. Asking how to act with our own hands to transform not only our lives but also our homeless neighbors who live amongst us.
People often say “trust is earned and not given.” Is this a healthy way to approach community life? What does it mean to put our faith and trust in each other by granting trust freely? Is it better to reserve and withhold our trust even for those who have earned it? What does earning it … Continued
We are two weeks from the end of the DACA program and over 800 thousand people will become once again at risk for deportation because of the failure of our governments to function and to protect its people. How can open our community to not only the 800 thousand but also their countless family members.
Many say the ultimate gift of love is letting go of one’s loved one at the time of their death. We will be reflecting on what it means to “give permission” to a terminally ill loved one to transition from this reality to the next as a gift of unconditional love.