Topic: Human Condition
The winter holiday season is a time when many people tend to go overboard and burn the candle at both ends. This New Year’s Eve, join us for an exploration of the complicated and often contradictory meanings of excess. We will range from lyrical poetry … read more.
The waters we are navigating require us to be our best selves. In addition to the many helpful actions, a lot of hubris is on display. Why might an approach of humility be the most appropriate in moving forward together? Humble pie is a deep … read more.
Unitarian Universalist principles encourages us to pursue spiritual growth and a free and responsible search for truth and meaning. Today, we explore how UUMAN Adult Enrichment can foster our members’ life-long journey, coming to understand more fully our values and principles and living into them.
Mindfulness and meditation have taken hold in American culture recently, but what are they really about? Are they a fad? Are they simply tools to relax and reduce stress? How can they enrich our everyday lives and help us become more ethical people and feed … read more.
Our new UUA president, Susan Frederick-Gray, says that “our public justice work is an outward manifestation of our community’s spiritual growth.” When we reach out for help ourselves or in order to help others, we often find ourselves reaching in for spiritual resources to meet … read more.
Please join us in celebrating the growing relationship of UUMAN with our partner church in Northeast India. We will explore the historical roots of the Unitarian church in the Khasi Hills and learn some of the differences between our churches and our cultures.
How does our culture and experiences affect how we look at and assess the world and those around us? How does travel to other countries with very different cultures and life experiences can open our eyes to the variety of perspectives?
At a time when we take sides and shout at each other across a vast chasm, when true communication has disappeared, perhaps the only way to bridge that chasm is, first, to listen deeply to each other and hope that in so doing we can find the common humanity and, yes, even the Divinity, in each other. Some call that spark of recognition “God” and such deep listening work as holy work. We suggest that the non-partisan work of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby is such work.
Guest Speaker: Dave Hudson
Worship Associate: Brian Kohn