Part 1 On this Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sunday here at UUCA, we remember the great man and we listen to his resonant voice, how his words at the start of his sermon entitled “The Drum Major Instinct” slowly and precisely fall and are driven home. I don’t know if he ever called himself […]

153 years after the founding of the Universalist Church of America, in 1946, a newsletter called “Theologically Speaking” was launched upon the world. Its writers were multiple, their names probably unrecognizable to most people today: Gordon McKeeman, Albert Ziegler, Earle McKinney, Raymond Hopkins, David Cole, Frederick Harrison, Charles Vickery, and Albert Harkins. They were all […]

Happy new year everybody! And we know what inevitably comes up with a new year: new year’s resolutions. My New Year’s resolution is to help all my friends gain ten pounds so I look skinnier. I was going to quit all my bad habits for the new year, but then I remembered that nobody likes […]

I believe in the co-creation of the sermon just like I believe in the co-creation of Beloved Community.  I propose to show that though we may feel we are bad at meditation, it is our faith in the struggle and our holy intentions that will make us good.  At meditation. I will do this by […]

A couple of years ago, in the fall of 2015, I found myself winning my Ultimate League tennis matches again and again. Against people who had beat me in previous seasons, too. Soon I learned that I had qualified for the post-season tournament, and I had been added to an initial bracket of 64 contenders […]

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