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.
After having seen ways in which religion can run off the rails (March 18), you are invited to explore how it could be a force for love and justice in the world.
An Invitation to Love and Justice is the theme of this year’s Annual Meeting … read more.
Having explored what religion may be good for in February, let’s follow that up with a walk on the wild, more forbidding side of it. People have been asking what the heck’s going on with the toxic brew of religion, culture and politics south of … read more.
Every Sunday, we gather for worship services at UCV. But consider these questions: What do we think we’re doing when we do worship? What do we feel and experience? Is worship important, and why?
This will be an all congregation/all ages worship service where we … read more.
2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation – events that fundamentally changed the face of European culture, politics, and religion.
We’ll highlight major themes, identify the rise and nature of new religions, and describe how what became Unitarianism arose … read more.
Some say it began about 1979, the rise of an idea – let’s call it neo-liberalism – that became a near global ideology. This ideology venerates the logic of the market and seeks to redefine the things that make us human.
This will be an exploration … read more.
I will share some of my reflections about how my life journey has taken me from growing up a liberal Christian to someone who believed in Spirit, to then doubt to the point of atheism, and now land where I am today.
Whatever sources of inspiration … read more.