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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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Secrets of Shamanism

Unitarian Universalism is an experimental faith. It tells us there is a wide world of truth to be known, coming from multiple sources, and our job is to explore. Don’t automatically dismiss something because it’s different from what you know. There’s more to life than meets the eye. Get beyond surface appearances. Try things out. […]

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Covenant Power: Essentials of Unitarian Universalism, Part 4

Several weeks ago, I asked you to consider the huge difference between two assignments: one is to copy an existing painting, another is to create your own. And then I talked about how conservative religion basically gives a person a full painting and says that your job is to copy that painting down to the […]

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Encountering the Stranger

One evening I was at a mall when I saw a group of Amish people come in.  They were obviously Amish because of the way they were dressed.  The women all had little lacy caps on the backs of their heads, plain skirts with ankle socks and white athletic shoes.  Their jackets were in pastel […]

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