Speaker: Dave Dunn

The Ultimate Living and Dying Test

One absolute certainty is our own death – at least the death of our physical bodies in this earthly realm. How do we prepare for this? Is there preparation that can be done? How might this preparation cause us to live our lives – our … read more.

I am a Prisoner of Hope

Philosopher Cornel West maintains that he is a “prisoner of hope.” What might this mean when faced with evil, despair and nihilism? Might hope be nothing more than the sunny side of denial? Might hope lead us to new possibilities, new futures?

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Faith Formation

What does “faith formation” mean to a Unitarian Universalist? How do you respond when people criticize UUism for being a faith where you can believe in “whatever you want?” If you believe that your faith (or philosophy of living (and dying)) is important … read more.

Moving from Me to We

How do we move from the Me to the We? We don’t have an answer for that. We must find our way through the mystery as best we can…together. What can it look like? Smaller than a grain of rice; greater than heaven … read more.

Advent, Hanukkah, and Kwanza

Today marks the first day of the Christian season of Advent.

Hanukkah, beginning Dec 3, commemorates the re-dedication of the Second Temple.

Kwanza begins on Dec 26 and is a celebration of family, community and culture.

What can we learn from these three holiday traditions?

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Bread Communion

Bread is a symbol of life-giving sustenance and today we will share a bread communion together.

Please bring a bread (homemade if possible) that elicits memories of childhood sustenance. You will have the opportunity to share this memory with us. We will then collect bread for … read more.

Who We Are

It has often been said that UUMAN is a place of refuge – a progressive island in a sea of reactionary conservatism. For someone looking for such a refuge, how might they find us? Where are our lighthouses? What are our beacons of hope? Have we been afraid to show our true colors? Have we been afraid to “come out”?