Continuing our summer theme on “How can We Change the World?,” Peter Racine will talk about the crisis facing Central America, particularly women and girls and the Foundation that he and his wife Kelly started seven years ago, The Center for Central American Empowerment, and it’s work to protect and empower women and girls, strengthen families and promote male responsibility.
Come join us for our next installment for our Summer Series entitled “How can We Change the World?” We are pleased to welcome Matt Hartley, the director of the UNF Interfaith Center.
Jacquie Hochstin continues our summer theme on “How can We Change the World?” This sermon is an open invitation to explore a way to be with the questions in the world, the questions we ask in our personal lives and in our communal lives and the questions we ask in the larger world. This approach will ask us to approach these questions with reverence and curiosity. We will explore how living into our questions can make us sensitive observers in…
Rev. Lee Anne discusses the importance of free speech and freedom of the pulpit, underscoring the significance of open debate, challenges to preconceived notions, and the importance of connecting authentically through shared experiences and diverse perspectives.
When people hear that “generosity is a spiritual practice” they think in terms of giving away money or material possessions. Rev. Lee Anne explores some of the other dimensions of generosity—generosity of heart, generosity of spirit, and generosity of acceptance, just to name a few.
Hope Clayton and Sharon Scholl lead a service exploring how poetry helps us to resist blindness to beauty, insensitivity to others, and our own stodgy refusal to change.
How would your behavior change in any given circumstance if you thought that you would have to watch it all over again? Join us on Sunday as Rev. Lee Anne explores some of the religious traditions that posit an end of life review. She’ll also discuss modern reports offered by those who have had a near death experience.
The Easter story is replete with opportunities to interpret its “true” meaning. There are seven atonement theories that attempt to explain and give meaning to Jesus’s death on a cross. What if atonement weren’t the point at all? What if Jesus came to live, not to die? What if Easter is a metaphor with an entirely different hopeful message? Join Rev. Lee Anne as she explores the meaning of the Easter story and applies the metaphor to our beloved community.
Many Unitarian Universalists are allergic to the word God. They have rebelled against the portrayals of God in the Bible and the maddening inconsistencies. They are right to reject the standard interpretation of God. Christians, Jews, and Muslims have been taught that there is one God and that that one God can be found in the Hebrew, Christian, and Muslim scriptures. Now, what if I told you that the English translations and the “party line” cover up three different God…
Everytime we push back against the oppressive forces in our culture, we are vulnerable. Everytime we speak the truth to power (or to anyone, really) we are vulnerable. Join us on Sunday as Rev. Lee Anne explores how embracing vulnerability may be our greatest superpower.