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October 15: Based on Science, So What?

Presenter:  Don Morishita One of the Unitarian Universalist Principles is a free and responsible search for truth and meaning. This is applied not only to our spiritual journey but also our everyday lives. How we each form our truths is … Continue reading

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October 8: What is White Privilege?

Guest Speaker, Candise Ramsey from the Southern Idaho Humanist Alliance We hear terms like ‘white privilege’, ‘inclusion’, and ‘unconscious bias’ a lot these days in the ongoing struggle for racial equality in this country. What do you think and feel … Continue reading

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October 1, 2017: Art and Spirituality

Presented by: Karen Fothergill Art and Spirituality are closely linked for many people especially for artists, musicians, singers, actors and dancers. Karen Fothergill will be share stories from “Soul Matters” a Unitarian Universalist resource for worship this Sunday. Several members … Continue reading

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September 24: The Balm of Gilead

Where do we find healing? Where do we go to be comforted, blessed, restored? In biblical times, there was a high-quality ointment called the balm of Gilead. It had healing properties and the term became a metaphor for a universal … Continue reading

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September 17: The Hope at the Heart of Our Faith

Presented by: Rev. Greene This Sunday, Rev. Elizabeth Greene will approach the difficult topic of race, in our society and in the Unitarian Universalist Association. She will reflect on how the issue has developed over time, and how it seems … Continue reading

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September 10: Welcoming the Stranger

We’ve all experienced feeling welcome, and we’ve probably also experienced feeling uncomfortable or unwanted. Most of us would probably like to think of ourselves as open, accepting, and welcoming. But what can stand in the way? This is an important … Continue reading

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September 3, 2017: Water Communion

Presented by: Don Morishita The Water Communion, also sometimes called Water Ceremony, was first used at a Unitarian Universalist (UU) worship service in the 1980s. Members are asked to bring a small amount of water from a place that is … Continue reading

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