There is a story in the Bible that makes many people very uncomfortable. Preachers get nervous when asked to preach about it. A large number of the scholarly interpretations of the passage seem like an ill disguised effort to explain away the obvious meaning or … read more.
Speaker: Rev Chris Buice
Some blame secularization for the demise of religion. Others blame science for the decline. Still others blame the new atheism and anti-religious activists who contend that religious freedom must include “Freedom From Religion.” However, in the Unitarian Universalist church we affirm the value of religion … read more.
The Carter Sisters sang, “Keep on the sunny side, always on the sunny side, keep on the sunny side of life” which can be difficult to do while living on a rotating planet. This morning we reflect on the power of positive thinking while remaining … read more.
The catch phrase for our times is “You’re muted!” Regardless of who you voted for in the last election, the incoming President offers us some insights into how we can find our voice even when we begin with a tendency to stammer or stutter. … read more.
The Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. was heavily influenced by Mahatma Gandhi even though he never wore a loincloth. Similarly, we may gain insights from this leader of India’s nonviolent movement for independence without necessarily adopting every single one of his practices. This morning … read more.
You may have seen the sign at Yassin’s Falafel House that says, “Welcome: all sizes, all colors, all ages, all sexes, all cultures, all types, all religions, all beliefs, all people SAFE HERE.” This Sunday we will explore how people of all faiths may have … read more.
This Christmas Eve we will celebrate being alone together! This is the online version of our annual lessons and carols service. We will have Christmas Carols sung from the living rooms and back porches plus a performance by the TVUUC Holiday Virtual Choir. We will … read more.
This year the celebration of Chanukah overlaps with the anniversary of the Boston Tea Party, which happened on December 16, 1773. So let’s light one candle for the Maccabee children and another for our revolutionary and rebellious American ancestors and see if we can learn … read more.
The Greek Orthodox tradition is known for the value it places on icons. There is a strain of the Protestant tradition that has been quick to attack the reverence for icons as a form of idolatry. This morning we will reflect on how Unitarian … read more.
Is there a way to be thankful while also being mindful of the inequities, inequalities and injustices in the world. This Sunday we will explore how our duty to change the world can be informed by what the activist Dorothy Day called “the duty to … read more.