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“On Optimism for Radical Regeneration”

Suzy Worcester and Worship Associates Lauren Keenan and Shannon Morrison

The natural world requires optimism and action from all of us as climate chaos threatens the world we love so fiercely. We have a choice in how the future unfolds. Will we embrace radical regeneration for … read more.

“At Home in the Natural World”

Rev. Axel Gehrmann and Worship Associate Ann Johnson

“Being at home” conjures up images of settling in on a comfortable sofa, or at the kitchen table within four walls and under a roof. We are at home indoors. However health professionals say it is beneficial for … read more.

“You Say Potato . . .”

Rev. Elaine Gehrmann and Worship Associate Christina Zaro
In this age of great polarization and division, it can be hard to engage in dialogue with those with whom we differ politically, religiously, and philosophically. And yet, perhaps there is some value in finding ways to share … read more.

“This Dance We Do”

Rev. Axel Gehrmann and Worship Associate Celia Barberena
It is well established that we are not isolated beings. “No one is an island,” a poet memorably wrote. Scientists and sages agree that we exist within an interdependent web, a network of mutuality. We each play a … read more.

“Radical Resurrections”

Rev. Elaine Gehrmann and Worship Associate Corey Brunson

This Easter Sunday, we will consider what aspects of ourselves, our community, our world, might benefit from some extreme life-restoring measures. How might we all seek to come back to life in this season of spring … read more.

“The Slow Process of Instant Change”

Rev. Susan Panttaja and Worship Associate Ray Krise
Many of us experience moments of epiphany in our lives, when our perspectives shift dramatically. Likewise, there are times in our societies when something monumental seems to change overnight. Yet most often, like the buildup of pressure before … read more.

“Coping With Change”

Rev. Axel Gehrmann and Worship Associate Page Galloway

Even in the best of circumstances, change can be challenging. Changing our habits or changing our home, changing our perspective or changing our mind – any self-initiated attempt to change has its challenges. But what about the changes … read more.

“Relishing the Goo”

Rev. Elaine Gehrmann and Worship Associate Ann Johnson

The multi-stepped transformation from caterpillar to butterfly is a familiar one, but what’s really happening in the middle there, betwixt and between, while in cocoon or chrysalis? What lessons might we draw from their natural process that might … read more.

“The Courage to Change”

Rev. Axel Gehrmann and Worship Associate Max Cajar

In the course of your life, as you grow and change – ideally – you will become the person you are truly meant to be. Pursuing your life’s calling is deeply rewarding, but it is also risky. There … read more.

“The Religious Ground of Justice”

Worship Associates Shannon Morrison and Ray Krise

Unitarian Universalists are known for our love of justice, but what motivates us to act for justice? Is it the desire to live by the Golden Rule? Simple altruism? There may be many different grounds for championing fairness in … read more.