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More thoughts on the scalable service

A moment to think about the British Orthodox Church, a small culturally-British Coptic jurisdiction. I don’t think it’s unfair to say that it is very small, but is able to create new church missions,

4 hours ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

Worship Christian Church Mission and Polity

March 27, 2015

Disclaimer: We are never NOT building a community. Building up the community around what we are doing is an essential part of organized religion. However, we don't have to make that the central piece

4 hours ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

#uupublictheology #uugrowth #UUA

On Wisconsin!

To the Elegant Eight! (Or whatever it's called...)

11 hours ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

seasons

A Unitarian Universalist ‘Black Lives Matter’ Theology

“If, while I hear the wild shriek of the slave mother robbed of her little ones, I do not open my mouth, am I not guilty?” –Lucy Stone In the Denver community I strive to be a racial justice activist.

15 hours ago

A Full Day (Site / Info)

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Book of Mormon Published

It was on this day in 1830 that the Book of Mormon was published in Palmyra, New York. It purports to be the record of the lost tribes of Israel and what happened when they came to the Americas. The p

21 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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How 1965 turned out to be a landmark year (and an embarrassing discovery)

In The Boston Girl, the latest novel by Anita Diamant (author of The Red Tent), in a chapter titled “I figure God created Margaret Sanger, too,” the lead character Addie Baum’s friend Filomena attempt

23 hours ago

UUWF (Site / Info)

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Mencken’s ghost blows a smoke ring and knocks the ash from his cigar

“Why aren’t these unindicted co-conspirators–President What-Me-Worry, who pratfall’d his way into the history books, and Uncle Darth, the cold-eyed war ‘droid who lined his plutocratic pockets with th

1 day ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Religious Arguments: Where Are the Grownups?

RABBITS In November of 1726 news reached London that a physician had assisted a woman named Mary Tofts as she gave birth to . . . a rabbit. The rabbit, unfortunately, died. Mary Tofts got quite a lot

1 day ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

Religion spirituality relationships Unitarian Universalist politics values diversity Faith Development World Community hospitality conflict #humanism #humanist

UU Growth: Alternatives to the "Community Building Strategy"

Disclaimer: We are never NOT building a community. Building up the community around what we are doing is an essential part of organized religion. However, we don't have to make that the central piece

1 day ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

UUA #uupublictheology #uugrowth

Upon Acquisition of Even More Technology (prayer)

I am hardly a Luddite. Yes, I raised my children without cable and without commercial television. Though this may seem “out there” to you, dear reader, there are countless people where I live, in our

1 day ago

irrevspeckay (Site / Info)

Technology prayer Prayers prayer for skillful use of technology skillful use smartphone

Closing In On Normal

We got home from the hospital on Monday. Today my son went back to school, surprising all of us by making it through an entire day. I spent more than a couple of hours in the office, though I did not

1 day ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

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Sunday and Special Services (April 2015)

Services for April 2015 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Peninsula theme: Liberation “Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are people who want crops without

1 day ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

Unitarian Universalism hope justice Love civil rights freedom Power Sunday Services Discworld Terry Pratchett

Faith Formation Calendar for April

A PDF is available: April 2015 faith formation calendar

1 day ago

The Children's Chalice (Site / Info)

Faith Formation At Home Holidays/Liturgical Calendar

The Shadow's Gift

Brokenness comes in the form of terrible personal crisis. In the "Broken Open" series (starts HERE), I shared some stories about that. Brokenness also comes in the form of a generalized, ongoing sense

1 day ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

Shadow's Gift

UU Strategy: How that Working for Us?

For 40 years or more, UU’s have based on their strategy on this proposition: there is a deep hunger for community out there, and that if we built genuinely inclusive, democratic, welcoming communities

2 days ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

#uupublictheology #uugrowth #UUA

Of Kings and Priests: An Idle Aside With No Discernible Conclusion

It appears the late seventh, early eighth centuries Byzantium was in a state of chaos with a succession of failed rulers, ending only with the ascension of Leo III. What I find of mild interest is tha

2 days ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Birthdays (April 2015)

Many Happy Returns to our UUFP members and friends who will be celebrating their birthdays in April!  They are: Chloe Tinari Patricia Moseley Mary Elizabeth Garrett Daniel Drees Josie Dougher Barbara

2 days ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

2015 Birthdays EDITION: April 2014

Checking in on the book project

Get used to these check-ins; otherwise, it may be too easy to throw the idea of a book on the scrapheap of good intentions. For one thing, it looks like I may be envisioning not one work, but three. A

2 days ago

Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

Universalism Unitarian Universalist Association Universalist history Universalist identity

Modern Medicine

At the start of my son's illness, I glibly posted about horses versus zebras.  And then we spend ten days in the hospital with a very unexpected bacterial infection in his blood and soft tissues.  Oof

2 days ago

Remembering Attention (Site / Info)

Pain's Surprising Lesson

The recovery community has a number wise and insightful sayings, including this one: "Pain is inevitable; suffering is optional"You might run into this saying as a quote attributed to Buddha because i

2 days ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

Broken Open