Posts Tagged ‘Faith in Action’

Ministry of Exploration

I have a passion for this faith, and a great affection for this congregation.  I enjoy communicating the good news of Unitarian Universalism to newcomers and old-timers alike from the pulpit.  But a sermon can only go so far, and it can only reach some people.  To really communicate our faith, we need a comprehensive […]

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Beyond Anthropocentrism

The day has finally come, and a critical landmark in the saga of global climate change is occurring as we speak—and hardly anyone has noticed. The Carteret Islanders of Papua New Guinea have become the world’s first entire community to be displaced by climate change. They’re the first official refugees of global warming–and they’re packing […]

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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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Sat. April 5: Stand on the Side of Love with Immigrants

Susan Leslie with the UUA Congregational Advocacy & Witness Department is encouraging UUs in metro Atlanta to participate in the Sat. April 5th Not 1 More Deportation Day of Action, wearing our Standing on the Side of Love t-shirts. The Walk With Us to Stop Deportations and Expand Deferred Action for All is happening in […]

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