Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

“This summer… we’ve been learning about how Harry Potter can be in our lives-- not physically, but spiritually.” -Mara, WBUUC Youth Truth can be found in all sorts of unexpected places. Because our impulse is to form beliefs about what is true from our own experiences, it takes training and discipline to remember that there … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

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Nothing Can Be Changed Until it Can Be Faced

NOTHING CAN BE CHANGED UNTIL IT CAN BE FACED: UU White Supremacy Teach-In The Unitarian Universalist Association is engaging urgent work this month, as more than 600 congregations nationwide grapple with white supremacy in our culture and our churches as a moral, political and spiritual issue. This Sunday, May 21, Rev. Ashley Horan will speak on this theme. … Continue reading Nothing Can Be Changed Until it Can Be Faced

Serving Others

What's the difference between equity and equality?  Between justice and charity?  How much do parents have to earn to support a family of four?  What causes poverty?  We explored questions like these, then headed out to do some good work on our Urban Immersion service retreat. Projects including cleaning Meals on Wheels containers, prepping an apartment for … Continue reading Serving Others

The Practice of Spreading Light

This month, Prek- 6th grade students, along with adults in the congregation explored our theme, PEACE: The Practice of Spreading light. Children began by reading Todd Parr's The Peace Book in their classes and created their own pages where they answered the question, "What is Peace to you?" Children extended this theme by exploring ways that they … Continue reading The Practice of Spreading Light