Topic: Racial Justice

Widening the Circle of Love

Join Chaplain Dave in exploring lessons on love and liberation from bell hooks, Rev. Dr. Pauli Murray, the Revolutionary Love Project of Valarie Kaur, and our own UU call to liberating love.  

Invisible Barriers

Unitarian Universalism is a life giving, life saving, religious tradition. Have we built invisible barriers that prevent people from being a part of our communities? Speaker: Rev Jenn Gracen Worship Leader: Jesse Bowen Chalice Lighter: Carol Alfus After the service we will have online and in person social time. Did you miss this service? You … Continue reading Invisible Barriers

Reflections on the Blessing of Emancipation on Juneteenth

We welcome Rabbi Maralee Gordon back to our pulpit on this Juneteenth Sunday. Juneteenth celebrates the day the last of those held in bondage in the United States were informed of their emancipation on June 19, 1865. Speaker: Rabbi Maralee Gordon Worship Leader: M.E. Tanabe Chalice Lighter: Beth Hoover Maralee in her sermon shared about … Continue reading Reflections on the Blessing of Emancipation on Juneteenth

Side with Love Sunday; What if I Only Had 30 Days to Love?

We will witness a worship service by the Side with Love folks from the Unitarian Universalist Association featuring stirring music, deep-hearted reflection, and moving testimonies from a range of UU leaders. We will also take our Second Sunday collection for Home of the Sparrow. They provide Hope, Opportunity, and Support that empowers women and children … Continue reading Side with Love Sunday; What if I Only Had 30 Days to Love?

Building the Welcome Table

This country was founded on powerful ideals of freedom for all, even as slavery existed. How can we recognize the reality of our past? How do we keep working toward our highest ideals even when we have fallen short? Speaker: Rev. Jenn Gracen Worship Leader: George “Kaz” Kazlusky Special Music: TOLUUC Small Ensemble- Answering the … Continue reading Building the Welcome Table