When I was working with homeless teens in Chicago early in my ministry, I attended a conference on teen pregnancy hosted by the University of Chicago. The panel of experts included doctors, social workers, psychologists, and front line social service agency workers. I have … read more.
On Sunday, July 5, 2020, Ministerial Intern, Erien Babcock offered an intro to “Widening the Circle of Concern: Report of the UUA Commission on Institutional Change.” Erien is Passamaquoddy and Inupiaq, and brings a deeply personal story to the materials … read more.
There are times in life when it’s hard to figure out what to say. Comforting someone who has lost a beloved family member, for example. There are no words to meet that grief adequately, the small, clumsy ones we use never feel like they are … read more.
Our Racial Justice/White Fragility book group will be beginning on Wednesday, September 26 and the first book will be Ijeoma Oluo’s So You Want to Talk About Race. It’s a pragmatic and practical guide to talking about race. It offers us a common vocabulary and … read more.
The rally was going to be held at Chinese Reconciliation Park. I was dressed in black and sporting my bright yellow Standing on the Side of Love stole, so I stood out in the crowd. The organizers I asked if I’d be able to … read more.
This morning, our service was Love Beyond Beliefs, and we made special mention of the events in Charlottesville, VA on Friday night and Saturday. To follow on from that service, I offer the written text of the meditation/prayer I shared, and some opportunities to support … read more.
The most remarkable thing that happened at UUA General Assembly transpired after everyone went home.