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Savoring and Saving the World: Essentials of Unitarian Universalism, Part 6

Today’s message represents the completion of our year-long sermon series on Unitarian Universalist essentials. We are already busy with our religion—we are worshipping, studying, serving, giving, meditating, celebrating, changing lives in here and in the larger world, all this and more—but this does not necessarily mean our minds are fully connecting with our faith. This […]

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Theology OUT of the Box

Summers in high school, I used to teach Vacation Bible School. We used popsicle sticks to create little Noah’s Arks. We played Pin-the-Animal-to-the-Ark. We ate a snack of animal crackers. It might not have looked like it, but we were doing theology. We were reinforcing a certain understanding of our big picture relationship to the […]

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Parenting the Unitarian Universalist Way

Rev. Anthony Makar Video from Anderson Cooper 360° Kids on Race Series That’s a powerful video. It’s a segment from Anderson Cooper’s special 360 report entitled “Kids on Race: The Hidden Picture,” and while we will definitely want to address its findings about “implicit racial bias” (we’ll get there in a moment), to begin with […]

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Treasures of Our Heritage: Unitarian Universalism Part 5

SERMON Treasures of Our Heritage: Unitarian Universalist Essentials Rev. Anthony Makar March 9, 2014   The story is told about the Rev. D. B. Clayton, who spent 68 years preaching Universalism to the American South. This was years before Universalism would join Unitarianism and become the combined faith we know now.   Once, a […]

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The Worst Form of Violence

(note: the audio from the video is hard to hear at first, but it improves. Please keep listening…) The Worst Form of Violence Rev. Anthony Makar March 2, 2014 Gandhi once called poverty “the worst form of violence.” For a person so well acquainted with violence, that is saying something. Why did he say […]

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