Augustine of Hippo was perhaps the most influential (and controversial) of the Roman Catholic Church Fathers yet his influence went far beyond Christian theology. His stamp on Western philosophy and Western Civilization is still being felt today. How do we make sense of him today?
Topic: Unitarian Universalist History
Service Description: “Nurture Our Spirit.” These are the first three words of our new mission statement. What does it mean to nurture our spirit? Who’s responsibility is it? How do we nurture our spirit in the face of a global pandemic and a national emergency declaration?
We will try to stream the service at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcRwJlKGVhksTvxKeCXhxeQ/
What does it mean to be a Unitarian Universalist? How do you respond when others ask you, “What church do you go to? What is Unitarian Universalism?” Come hear first person narratives from some of UUMAN’s congregants.
This is a New Member Sunday.
Music: Alex Pietsch and the Chalice Choir.
After exploring el poder de nosotros/the power of we, what are we ready to do/¿que estamos listo para hacer?
Let’s not be servants of the past in new cups. Let’s all get free by planting faithful seeds of change and together turn to free the faith … read more.
Sophie Davis, a Young Adult in the Congregation who UUMAN sponsored to visit our partner church in the Khasi Hills in NE India, and her mother Valerie will be sharing reflections of their trip to visit Mawsynjri this year. Come hear about the experience of a young adult in our congregation who stayed in the village to learn about and share culture with the Khasi villagers.
Two hundred years ago today, May 5, 1819, Rev. William Ellery Channing, the leader of the liberal Congregationalists split with the conservative Congregationalists declaring that the liberals would now be regarded as Unitarians. This declaration led to the formation of the American Unitarian Association and eventually the Unitarian Universalist Association.
What do a Catholic nun, a Bible-thumping Christian pastor, and a Latino UU minister have in common? How have a fleeing band of wandering Jews eating flat bread inspired African Americans, Latin Americans, Koreans, Indians, and so many others?
In the late 19th century, a radical band of pioneering women ministers, defying the Unitarian establishment; founded, nurtured and grew dozens of congregations throughout the Midwest. They are now largely forgotten. How might we hold on to our UU heritage that is often plagued by … read more.