Acclaimed Indigenous author, Richard Wagamese (1955 – 2017) did not seek to be a teacher or guru, but the honest, evocative observations he made along his own journey to become, as he says, “a spiritual bad-ass”, forged a legacy of wisdom and inspiration sought by … read more.
Topic: Prophetic Men and Women
It’s the season of Samhain/Halloween/Day of the Dead. For the fourteenth time, we summon eminent ancestors from our Unitarian Universalist history to experience their stories.
Join us to welcome these visitors from the past: an occasion to reckon our good fortune as heirs of an amazing … read more.
Recently, I was asked this question: “Are you pessimistic or optimistic about the future?” To be sure, there are reasons
enough to be less than cheerful about what is to be. And yet, and yet…
I want to share a real story about a shepherd in … read more.
Dismissed by most of his contemporaries as a failed and strange outsider, Henry David Thoreau has come to be seen as one of North America’s foundational writers. He directly influenced Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. and prophetically heralded the rise of
ecological sciences, the … read more.
It’s the season of Samhain/Halloween/Day of the Dead. For the thirteenth time, we summon eminent ancestors from our Unitarian Universalist history to experience their stories. Join us to welcome these visitors from the past: an occasion to reckon our good fortune as heirs of an … read more.
The Flower Communion is a central rite for Unitarians around the world.
At our congregation, it coincides nicely with Mother’s Day, celebrating how our individual contributions to mentoring/parenting/ mothering enable our children and young people to grow up and flourish as adults.
Rev. Dr. Steven Epperson
Listen: … read more.
We may think that history is determined by the vision and action of great men and heroes. Yet, according to the anthropologist Margaret Mead, “small groups of thoughtful, committed citizens change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”
Speaker: Rev. Dr. Steven Epperson
The story of how a band of African librarians saved a vast collection of priceless manuscripts and books in Timbuktu, Mali, is worth the telling.
Join us to hear this amazing tale, and with it, reflections on religion, fanaticism, culture and moral courage.
Rev. Dr. Steven Epperson
In this year’s yUUth service, the UCV youth group talks about our first principle and how we relate to Unitarians past.
Listen: Jan 22 2017 – UCV Youth Group – Historical UUs (8.1 MiB)
Every year, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is celebrated for his oratory and leadership of the nonviolent civil rights movement.
Forty years after his death, not that many appreciate how truly radical he was, the FBI called him “the most dangerous man in America.”
Let’s find out … read more.