October 25: “Change Is [a little bit] Easier When We Have To” (Online Service)

Presenter: Rev. Jenny Peek
(UU Minister Pocatello Unitarian Universalist Fellowship)
Online Service

Change is hard, they say, with good reason. Rev. Jenny Peek, our visiting minister from Pocatello, brings us her reflection on adaptation during the pandemic. What will we carry forward? Could this be a new era of revitalized Unitarian Universalism? Join us Sunday for worship.

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October 11:”How can we create “Stillness of Heart” in a time of turbulence and cruelty?” (Online Service)

Presenter: Debra Smith (Member of the Boise Unitarian Universalist Fellowship)
Worship Associate: Digger Zout

Is it even appropriate to long for a still heart when the world cries for action? Debra Smith will share her journey into the heart of social justice work–a journey into a deeper understanding of collective liberation that brought her face to face with her own fears and defenses. Aided by her Unitarian Universalist faith, Debra is beginning to grow into a fuller sense of stillness that accommodates the disquiet we are experiencing both in the world and in ourselves.

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Time: Sep 13, 2020 10:30 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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October 4: “The 8th Principle Project” (Online Service)

Presenter: Rev. Monica Dobbins

Unitarian Universalism is a faith in which, it is said, “revelation is not sealed”. Our faith tradition evolves as we learn more about the world and our sense of justice expands. Now, our faith has an opportunity to grow once more, as some Unitarian Universalists propose adding an 8th principle to the seven we have now.

What’s the process for adopting an 8th principle, and what will Unitarian Universalism look like if we do?

The proposed 8th principle: “We covenant to affirm and promote – Journeying toward spiritual wholeness by working to build a diverse multicultural Beloved Community by our actions that accountably dismantle racism and other oppressions in ourselves and our institutions.”

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Time: Oct 4, 2020 10:30 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)
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September 27: “If you knew me” (Online Service)

Presenter: Rev. Jenny Peek


Our visiting minister from Pocatello, the Rev. Jenny Peek returns this Sunday with her reflection, “If you knew me.”
A simple phrase, in Rev. Jenny’s life she has spoken it, have been used at the beginning of an explanation, as in: “If you knew me, you’d know I never meant harm, offense, disrespect to you in that situation, or regarding that issue.

Reverend Jenny Peek will explore some valid reasons for using the phrase “if you knew me” and help us also to consider how those words might sometimes get in the way of deepening relationships.

Please join us online at 10:30 AM Mountain Time.

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September 13: “Water Communion”

Presenter: Karen Fothergill

Have your water ready!

Join us this Sunday for our Annual Water Communion, a ritual that celebrates our gathering together for a new church year. This year will be different, as we continue to navigate the challenges of feeling our deep connection while maintaining our safe and responsible physical distances.

The Unitarian Universalist Water Communion is a traditional Unitarian Universalist celebration of life, equality, diversity and freedom. Our celebration will be a virtual one this year. Everyone will have the opportunity to pour water of memories into a vessel at home as you tell us the story of the water you gathered over the summer.

After the service, the water poured into your at-home container will be taken outside to water a tree, a favorite plant or perhaps even an interesting looking weed.

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September 6: “The Practice of Being Human” (Online Service)

Presenter: Rev. Monica Dobbins

Life these days is overwhelming, with a global pandemic upending normal routines and American democracy threatened like never before. People with shallow roots can be swept up in the panic of uncertainty. Only by developing our inner lives through spiritual practice will we have the depth of character to withstand the changing tides.

After the program stick around to join the “breakout rooms” for informal discussion and social gathering with other attendees.

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August 23: Connections for the Body and Spirit

Online Service (Beginning at 10:30 AM Mountain Time)

Our ties with others including family, friends and spiritual communities are so important to our mental, physical and spiritual health. Our faith communities are key connections for so many of us, but the pandemic, economy and social unrest has made this an especially challenging time. For all of us it has been a growing experience- some good and some bad. Join us to hear how some members of the Magic Valley and Boise Unitarian-Universalist Fellowships have faced and learned to cope with these challenging times.

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August 16: “How to Dismantle an Empire and What Happens When We Become the Romans” (Online Service)

Presenter: Wyatt Schroeder (Member Boise Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship)
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We live in a time of empire. Our Unitarian faith is based on the Judeo-Christian tradition, a narrative that is rooted deeply in the struggle against empire. Jesus was a protester, a counter-cultural force that spoke to the disinherited. His apostle, Paul, took up the charge and planted the seeds of a movement to rebel against an empire. And then that faith – then called Christianity – became the empire.

So too happened on our shores, a fledgling revolution created a country that would herald the American Empire. In our daily routine, how do we embrace the empire with its convenience, its charity, and our patient consent? Have we lost The Way? What’s our responsibility to overcome our own convenience for the sake of empowering others? For shirking off charity in the name of transformational change? How can we turn an age of empire into a time of rebellion?

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August 9: “I Sing the Body Electric” (Online Service)

Host: Karen Fothergill

What is it in life that makes us feel alive? Our service Sunday, “I Sing the Body Electric, is based on the poem by Walt Whitman and song by Michael Gore and Dean Pitchford.
Members will share their own stories of when they feel most “Electric”. Karen Fothergill is our host.

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August 2: “Sacrifice and Submission” (Online Service)

Worship Associate: Digger Zout
Presenter: Rev. Monica Dobbins, First Unitarian Church of Salt Lake City

Online Service (Beginning at 10:30 AM Mountain Time):

MonicaDobbinsOther countries have already beaten the Coronavirus and moved on with their national lives. That the United States continues to experience devastating losses says something about us as a nation. It’s especially surprising in a country dominated by a strain of a world religion with sacrifice at the core of its theology.

How do we live in such a time and place, and how do we cultivate the values we seem to be missing?

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