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Spring Forward

Our multigenerational spring service celebrates the beauty of the earth and the potential contained in the heart of every seed. We will create wildflower seed balls to carry some of that beauty out into the highways and byways!

Emotional Intelligence

The Intelligence Quotient (IQ), which is a measure of the ability to make rational decisions, has proven to be a weak predictor of professional success. IQ tests ignore the role of emotions in the decision-making process. The term “Emotional Intelligence” refers to the ability to … read more.

The Wonder of This World

We know the Unitarian Universalist humanists of the past century, the Transcendentalists of the century before that, and the Romantics that inspired them. All contributed to a profound love for this earth that is our home. Every tradition needs a mythic layer, the big story … read more.

Cultivating Our Dreams

Unitarian Universalists are Congregationalists – there is no outside authority to define our goals or dreams. But there is also no outside support to give us foundational resources! Our congregations are self-sustaining and self-directed. It’s all us, from top to bottom.  We are in the … read more.

That’s Not Fair!

Through stories and song, we will explore justice, equity, and fairness. What are the differences? What does it look like in practice? This multigenerational service has extra story time and a shorter reflection to engage across our age spectrum.

Through an Indigenous Lens: Rethinking Land Relationships

Native American spirituality is spatial and land-based; it relies on relationship to nature and the non-human world and is grounded in particular places. This differs markedly from Western thinking in which abstract concepts of salvation, Christian superiority, and conquest mentality have been pushed on cultures … read more.

Love Will Guide Us

Is our love for one another a solid foundation for freedom and justice? Unitarian Universalism is saying yes and calling us to deepen our commitment to both justice and the power of our love.

Whose Justice?

We use the word like we know what it means, and as if we all agree on what it means. But we don’t! Different ways of seeing the world produce different ideals of justice, not all of which are compatible. Which version is ours? Does … read more.

A Thousand Elections from Now

The Unitarian Universalist 5th Principle affirms “the right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large.” What does that mean this election year and centuries into the future? Rev. Erin Walter of the Texas UU Justice Ministry … read more.