Rev. Marian Stewart (Northlake UUC in Kirkland, WA) is featured in this video from Occupy Seattle as she speaks of what we are really asking for through the Occupy...
2015 General Assembly Links - Register Today!Last Updated on 2015-03-11 14:48:51Come to Portland this June for the biggest gathering of UUs all year!
General Assembly 2015
June 24-28, Portland, OR
The theme for GA 2015 is Building a New Way. Most events will be held in the Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232. Google map.
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2015 schedule of events
Summary Schedule Grid (PDF)
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2015 Ware Lecturer Dr. Cornel West
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A Presentation, A Covenant and Rage at the UUC 1/25/15Last Updated on 2015-02-18 19:44:30"This is a demonic force (the fossil fuel industry) against which we fight for our very lives...If we survive as a species, and it‘s a big “if” today, we need to develop a radical sense of humility and subordination to the Earth as a holy place... We cannot be free unless we know the ways in which we are bound. That’s true freedom. " -excerpted from the sermon Covenant Love by Rev. Jon M Luopa
A lot happened that Sunday at the University Unitarian Church. First, Jessie Dye from the Earth Ministry presented them a Greening Congregations banner. It was a proud moment for their Climate Action Team and others who contributed to UUC's commitment to sustainability. To explain, “Earth Ministry’s mission is to inspire and mobilize the religious community to play a leadership role in building a just and sustainable future.... More »
Sermon: Social Justice as the First Principle in ActionLast Updated on 2014-08-13 15:51:16Rachel Lewis delivered this sermon July 27, 2014 at Woodinville Unitarian Universalist Church.
While preparing to speak to you today, I found myself going back to the foundations of what justice work is and what it means for us as Unitarian Universalists. I think that in the context of our church, we often think of committee work, organized actions to change policy, and other service projects and congregational events, but generally social justice is approached as a question of what we are doing and not as a spiritual calling. In past talks on the topic, a definition has been offered that justice is the righting of wrongs. While I think that is part of it, I would challenge each of us to think of justice more generally as right action, whether there is a wrong to correct or not. It is the continuous, pro-active pursuit of right relations with all people and right action in all... More »
Giving is the Easy Part: A sermon distinguishing humanist aid from humanitarian aidLast Updated on 2014-08-05 22:27:42Hi everyone! For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Emma Rockenbeck. I have been a part of this community since before I was born, and it is with great joy that I return here to share the stories of my travels. Before I get started, however, I would like to thank all of the fathers who were able to make it here today, and wish them a happy fathers day. My own Dad is in Victoria, BC, ocean kayaking and drinking high tea with my Mom.
I have been gone quite a while. This year I participated in the Thinking Beyond Borders Global Gap Year. I cannot share all of my adventures with you today, but I would love to find the time to talk to each of you more about my experiences. This morning, I want to share with you an important life lesson I learned, and how I came to my understanding of it.
I was born an activist. Getting angry at the injustices in the world and wanting to fix... More »
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