Speaker: Rev. Julia McKay

On Rage and Love

It has been said that rage and love live close together. Rage rises as you see something you love silenced or destroyed. Repressing rage is not the answer (that is only more silencing). But we can also be so consumed by anger that we live … read more.

We Were Made for These Times

Our faith is needed now more than ever! Many of us sense that we are living in unprecedented times, sailing uncharted waters. Certainly, there is evidence that the very worst in humanity has been legitimized and unleashed – and consequently is driving more bad behavior. … read more.

Ingathering 2020: Renewal

In this year of separation, it is especially important that we intentionally renew our connections with one another. The water communion was originally created in 1980 by Unitarian Universalist women who wanted to shape new ways of practicing religion. They were looking for new and … read more.

We’re Here!

Labor Day is an annual celebration of workers and their achievements. The national holiday originated at the height of the industrial revolution during one of American labor history’s most dismal chapters. As we live into the next major revolution — out of the industrial complex … read more.

Be Willing to Be Changed by What You Started!

As we begin a new church year, we recognize and feel the challenge of the times we are living in. We might experience overwhelm. However, authentic engagement with the “social project” that we find ourselves involved in offers unprecedented chances for growth. One thing we … read more.

From Beauty to Compassion and Justice

Our series ends with a reaffirmation of our call to contemplative action in the world. The awareness of one another’s beauty is the “seedling for the birth of compassion and justice. The celebration of this beauty of beings, their communities and ecosystems, cannot exist … read more.

Abyss, Mystery, and Wonder

The spiritual part of ourselves is a “divine abyss.” It is a dimension that is not touched by words, thoughts, ideas and feelings. Our bodies were made for perceiving the beauty of the world–a flower, a kiss, a stunning and vibrant green hillside, a … read more.