Monday, September 26, 2016

"Transcending Mystery and Wonder in an IT World" Sept 25, 2016

Rev. Alex Holt

Today we will consider the First Source of our Living Tradition. How can the rise of the IT (Information Technology) Age still bring mystery and wonder beyond the technology and cat videos?

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Praise Service: Reverence, Reflection, Reclaiming our Humanity

Cecelia Hayes and Jason Douros

It has been 15 years since the 9/11 attacks. This month's Praise Service will provide an opportunity to "hold" our thoughts and feelings about that day in a sacred space and consider how our collective experience has evolved as a result. Reverence, Joyful singing, soulful reflection, and a message of hope.

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

"Transgender Justice" September 4, 2016

Simon Knaphus

This service will explore transgender justice through a Unitarian Universalist lens. Westside member Simon Knaphus will talk about how growing up Unitarian Universalist made an impact on his journey as a trans* person, and how the Seven Principles call for us to know ourselves and step together into a future abundant with justice.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

"The Sources of Our Faith" August 28, 2016

Rev. Alex Holt

UU's know the Seven Principles quite well but what about the Six Sources? This service will be the first of several to explore the meaning and power of the Six Sources that refresh and nurture the Principles in every generation.

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Monday, August 22, 2016

"Stump the Minister" August 21, 2016

Rev. Alex Holt

This was a service where anyone from Westside was welcome to submit a question to Alex for the service. He did not see or hear them until the service leader read them nor did he know who is asking the question. 

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Monday, August 15, 2016

"Are We Believers?" August 14, 2016

Rev. Alex Holt

So called 'pop culture' speaks to the power of change and possibility. So does transitional ministry. Alex will speak on the importance of belief and how the song "Believer" by American Authors can empower our hearts as well as minds.

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

"We Have Work To Do" August 7, 2016

Crystal Zerfoss, Seminarian

We manifest love in the world whenever we build community and foster relationships, whenever we live into understanding and peace, whenever we work together for justice and equality. The arc of the moral Universe bends toward justice, yet it takes the effort of each one of us to shorten the trajectory. My dear friends, we have work to do!

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