Topic: Spiritual Practice

Religious Naturalism

While sharing core values, Unitarians, worldwide, are noted for theological diversity that ranges from pagan spirituality to secular humanism. We’ll be looking at a rich source drawn from our theological diversity, called “religious naturalism.”

While viewing that the natural world is all we have reason to … read more.

The Forgiveness Of Clay

A popular metaphor for spiritual life is that there is a maker, and we are the clay. What does it mean to be the makers of our own lives, and what shall we make with the clay we are given? Consider this as we explore … read more.

A Beautiful World of Broken Hearts

Justice work is the mystic’s path.

Guest minister Rev. Ron Phares will invite us to contemplate justice and the opportunities it offers to create a more beautiful world and a more connected spirituality. We will walk reflectively from heartbreak to joy in pursuit of justice, equity, … read more.

Peace Like a River?

Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it,” wrote Norman Maclean. Rivers figure prominently in the religious traditions of the world. They pulse through First Nations cultures. Many name themselves after them and their treasured historic and cultural ties.
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The Religious Experience

The venerable Rev. Fred is our featured speaker. He writes “Many religious people have devoted their lives to seeking a religious experience. One fellow named Mert asked (Methodist) Bishop Quayle, ‘Bishop, how can I have an experience of God?’ The bishop said, ‘Well, Mert, go … read more.

Air Communion Service by Louise Bunn

See below for a link to Louise’s sermon, readings and chart of correspondences.

Each year, our services include Water Communion, Flower (Earth) Communion, and Fire Communion. With this service, we complete the cycle of the four classical elements with an Air Communion. Come prepared to breathe.

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Finding My Spiritual Path

Describing Unitarian religion often focuses on what it isn’t. For me, what makes us religious is our gentle encouragement of a variety of collective and personal “spiritual” practices, broadly conceived. I’ll describe some of mine, and how I grew into them. Perhaps our paths will cross.

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The Spirit Flag

Most of us are comfortable thinking about our physical bodies, the ones made so substantially out of electron clouds, protons, space, and perhaps dark energy. We’re often less comfortable thinking about our mysterious minds – what they are, where they’re located, and the self which … read more.