Our Soul Matters theme for June is “The Path of Delight.” Nowadays, the word “delight” seems to indicate a pure, uncomplicated pleasure. Anyone who’s fathered a child would be hard pressed to say that fathering comes with no dilutions and complications! But, originally, the word … read more.
Topic: Soul Matters Themes
National holidays can confront religious communities with a challenging choice: conflate church and state or differentiate religious identity and mission from pervasive and often unrecognized nationalistic ideologies.
Rev. Dr. Chris J. Antal is ordained in and endorsed by the Unitarian Universalist Association. He has been a … read more.
What does it mean to have a mother, or to be a mother? Can someone be a mother who has no children? On this Mother’s Day we will explore and celebrate many facets of motherhood through story, song and activity.
Our Soul Matters theme for May 2023 is “The Path of Creativity,” and UU Troubadours are uniquely qualified to lead us along that path. UU Troubadours are the singer/songwriters who make our Unitarian Universalist faith more accessible and inspire us to greater heights of spiritual … read more.
In the science fiction TV series “Star Trek” there is a race of beings called the Borg. The Borg’s existence comes from assimilating and taking over other species and their most memorable saying is “Resistance is futile!” In our lives, it is sometimes easy to … read more.
Easter is a celebration of resistance – the resistance of one man against an empire and the resistance of life against death. Come honor this holiday through songs, stories, music, activities and more. It’s sure to be a fun day filled with joyful resistance.
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What makes a good friend? Part of being a good friend means sharing with others and letting them share with us. Come and share today what you think is important for being a good friend and learn about what others feel is needed for friendship.
Unitarian Universalism has been described as “a covenantal faith”, based on promises of action rather than adherent to a specific faith. Here at Thomas Paine we begin many business meetings by reading our “Covenant of Good Relations” (tpuuf.org/about-us/covenant-of-good-relations). What does living in covenant with others … read more.
When asked about Unitarian Universalism, it is normal to reference the 7 Principles – those essential ideas which help to define us as a religion. Our faith is going through a process of finding our communal center, as the 7 Principles may soon be replaced! … read more.
Culturally the beginning of the year is a time to look at ourselves and focus on parts we don’t like, in order to make resolutions focused on change. What if our resolution was instead to accept ourselves for who we were instead of trying to … read more.