On this weekend after the Fourth of July we’ll blend two fine American themes: the separation of church and state, and a touching love story. Gordon Gibson will be doing the blending by delving into Universalist history and drawing on the words of Judith Sargent … read more.
Author: Robby McMurry
In Unitarian Universalism, we are called to build the beloved community. Sometimes, this means we subscribe to a perfect vision for how human beings should live and be together. However, life is messy and so are people. The only time a house stays neat … read more.
A lot of Americans–and most assuredly most Unitarian Universalists–are low on hope these days. The Accidentals–TVUUC members Bill Dabbs, Paul Davis, Laurie Knox, Tina McMillan, John McNair, and Carolyn Rogers–have not been immune to these feelings of hopelessness and despair. After being asked by FUUF … read more.
Often, whether we are the one saying goodbye or the one letting go, how we live into the future has been changed forever. Pam will reflect on leave-taking as her ministerial internship comes to a close this week. Note that she will return for a … read more.
Liberation Theology is a framework and movement grounded in the social gospels that states that true followers must work toward a just society, bring about social and political change and align themselves with the working class and marginalized. As our communities, world and our own … read more.
The headline in the newspaper read, “Unitarians Divided” in the aftermath of the General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association this summer in Spokane, Washington. However, our parish minister returns from his sabbatical with an even deeper sense of how we are united and why … read more.
The theologian Walter Brueggemann speaks of resting as a form of activism. This Sunday we will look at the idea of Sabbath, a day of rest, through the lens of contemporary Unitarian Universalist theology. When doing something is accomplishing nothing it may be an opportunity … read more.
Some people associate “the church” with wealth, power, privilege and the status quo but this summer our minister encountered Jesus on the Metro in Paris wearing a yellow vest over his robe, the emblem of the famously volatile anti-establishment demonstrations that have made global news. … read more.
Suicide affects us all, but what is it? Why do people sometimes feel the need to take there own life? How do our beliefs about and understandings of suicide affect the way we respond to suicide? Join us as we attempt to understand more about … read more.
Medical researchers are naming loneliness as a growing threat to public health. This Sunday we will reflect on how building community in our congregation can help address this crisis. This is a Visitor’s Sunday, where everyone is invited to bring a friend to church.