Friday, August 29, 2014

Where are You From? Examining our Assumptions about Race and Diversity, and Why this Question is not Benign - August 24, 2014

Aisha Hauser, DRE Eastshore Unitarian

While we tend to think of ourselves as an inclusive, welcoming faith, often we fall short of true inclusivity with our unchecked assumptions. What are these assumptions, and how can we keep them from being a barrier to beloved community?

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Everyone Is My Teacher - August 17, 2014

Rev. Peg Morgan

The arrival of our first full time ministerial intern, Kevin Lawson, makes me ask a question for all of us...Who is my teacher? What if everyone was my teacher? How would that change how I approach my every day?

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Monday, August 18, 2014

Grace, Gratitude, and Growing Older - August 10,2014

Jill Fleming

WSUU member Jill Fleming looks at what the spiritual underpinnings of a good old age might be. Rev. Peg Morgan, Service Leader.

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The Gratuitousness of Absolutely Everything - July 6, 2014

Rev. Barbara Burke

A Benedictine monk, a Boeing machinist, a Dutch poet, and a Nisqually legend inform our sermon.  Rev. Burke is a retired UU minister and a member of our congregation.

The Wise Surrender - April 27, 2014

Rev. Peg Morgan

In this sermon topic, chosen by Joanne Cook after she won the sermon topic item at the 2013 auction, Rev. Peg will share what Islam has to offer us as Unitarian Universalists.  We say we draw wisdom from all the world’s religions…is that true?  What does Islam offer us? Today is the first in a series of sermons on the spiritual wisdom of Islam. 

Friday, August 15, 2014

Spiritual Practice of Relationship- August 8, 2014

Rev. Peg Morgan

It is wedding season.  I often wonder how all the couples are doing, those for whom I have officiated their marriage.  Today I will reflect on relationships, friendships and marriages, as spiritual practice, sharing what I have learned through my own experience and through spiritual study.  

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More Than the Sum of Our Wants- July 27, 2014

Revs. Jaco and Barbara ten Hove

In a radical animated movie from a few years ago, the robot WALL-E helps humanity come to its senses after generations of luxurious meaninglessness. Can we, too, learn to become "more than the sum of our wants"?