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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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A Path to Wisdom

When I was studying for the ministry in Chicago, I took a class at the Catholic school called Training for Cross?cultural Mission and Ministry.  Only about half of the students in the class were from the Catholic school; there were also two Presbyterians, two Unitarian Universalists, including myself, and a bunch of Lutherans.  And only […]

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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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Youth Sunday

Homily 1- Midnight Road in Chattanooga by Aaron Kearns I was in the car with my parents, driving home from Chattanooga. Now, usually with these late night drivings I would just pass out while listening to music, but that day, I decided to pull out my video camera and shoot some clips of the highway. […]

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