In the Belly of Dilemma

As Unitarian Universalists we come from a long tradition of working for justice against what sometimes feel like overwhelming odds. And it is not unreasonable to get to the place where the heart wonders, “Will anything I do or say actually change the leviathan of state and society?” Does the arc of the universe¬†actually¬†bend toward … Continued

A Gathering of the Water

Many UU congregations have an annual tradition of celebrating a Gathering of the Water service early in September as a ritual of welcoming members of the congregation to a new church year. As we gather this Sunday, bring a small sample of water from one of the places you enjoyed this summer. We’ll collect the … Continued

What UU’s Can Learn from Judaism

The Torah defines someone who’s righteous not as someone who had succeeded, but someone who has persevered. This defines Judaism, and it is the most necessary message for our times.