Wednesday, October 19, 2016

"The Third Source: Is Wisdom More Important than Knowledge?" October 16, 2016

Rev. Alex Holt

This Source reminds us that wisdom is a powerful component of our spiritual development. How can the Third Source help that process?

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

"Higly Holy" October 9, 2016

Rev. Anya Drew Johnston

The notion of atonement is inherently religious, but not at all exclusive to Jewish or Christian practices. Are we to forgive? To make reparations? To become whole? Today I will ask Unitarians and Universalists to consider an approach to atonement that is both rational and heartfelt and, perhaps, the entire reason for religion of any kind.

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The Second Source: Can the Power of Prophecy Challenge Us? October 2, 2016

Rev. Alex Holt

What does it mean to be prophetic in this 21st century world? Is it warning us or preparing us for the unknown future? Today we will explore the meaning of the Second Source: "Words and deeds of prophetic women and men which challenge us to confront powers and structures of evil with justice, compassion, and the transforming power of love"

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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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