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Salvation?

Five hundred years ago, it was Faustus Socinus, a Polish theologian widely considered to be the architect of modern liberal religion, who said that yes, Jesus saves, but not by virtue of his death. No

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Soul Seeds (Site / Info)

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Feminist Theology Part 1

What is feminist theology and how has it impacted our world? Consider these words from Women in the World Religions (edited by Arvind Sharma):   The symbolic manifestations of a people’s sex role plan

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The Human Spirit (Site / Info)

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Enter the Sultan of Swat

George Herman Ruth, Jr, was born on this day in 1895. Better known to us as “the Sultan of Swat,” the “Bambino” and, of course, simply as “Babe.” The Babe was a left-handed pitcher for the Red Sox, bu

20 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Big Weekend!

The First Sunday is awash with opportunities to support St. Paul’s Good Fridays, our Share the Basket partner. Volunteers help prepare and serve meals every 3rd Friday of the month year-round for the

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Launch of DiEM25 — Democracy in Europe Movement — an encouragement to join

On Tuesday, February 9th in Berlin the Democracy in Europe Movement  — DiEM25 — is being launched. You can see a live stream of the event at the following link: http://www.volksbuehne-berlin.de/livest

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CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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Happy birthday, Bill!

Bunches and bunches of years ago I was working in Moe’s bookstore in Berkeley. Moe told me that William Burroughs was going to do a reading at the store and he, Moe, wanted me to make a flyer to post

1 day ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Trayvon Martin Would Be 21 Today…..the UU Question (#BlackLivesMatter)

Today is Trayvon Martin’s 21st birthday. Unfortunately, he only get to see 17 of his years. The UU question…if 21-yr-old Trayvon Martin walked into a random UU congregation (or a UU congregation that

1 day ago

East Of Midnight (Site / Info)

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One More Thing that UU's Should Have learned

When the first openly GLBT ministers were being considered for settlement, and even when just the first openly GLBT minister was being considered for settlement in a particular church, we learned this

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thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

The Always and Already Guilty Perps

The narrative about the Clintons, spun now for nearly a quarter century, is always the same. Whatever they are doing, they are up to no good. Give us enough time, give us enough documents, we will be

1 day ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

Sabbatical Leave

Our Fellowship’s agreement with Rev. Andrew calls for him to be able to take a sabbatical after four years in our pulpit.  (He is now in his sixth year with us.)  This is standard practice for Unitari

2 days ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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Open Doors to Many Rooms

Originally posted on UU Fellowship of the Peninsula: For all that is our life! by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard One of the activities that’s part of our quarterly Orientation to Membership workshop is the

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Life's Too Short To Sing The Melody (Site / Info)

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Happy Birthday, Rosa!

Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was born on this day in 1913. The world, at least our corner of it, is a better place because of that…

2 days ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Love Thy Neighbor As . . . 

There’s an old Buddhist story that goes like this: Once a mother found her baby extremely ill. She was afraid it would die. She had heard that the Buddha was teaching nearby, so she grabbed up her bab

2 days ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

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Preaching in Hopedale

I've add another preaching date in Hopedale, MA. I'll be at the Hopedale Unitarian Parish this coming Sunday (February 7, 2016). 

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Colin Bossen: Writer, Preacher, Organizer (Site / Info)

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ministry & the seven year itch.

A sermon delivered at First Unitarian Church, Louisville, KY on January 31, 2016. Though it normally takes about 3-4 year to complete seminary, it took me seven. I was on the turtle track – I worked f

3 days ago

Speaking of… (Site / Info)

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Your Amazon Update

Since July 1, we’ve earned $589 with five months to go with a real possibility of ending this year with $1,000! Amazon has become one of the most dependable means of support for the Fellowship other t

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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New Leaders: Spiritually Grounded -- Landrum

The staff of MidAmerica Region of the UUA has put out a statement about what the "New Leader" of congregations will need to succeed, and they've begun a series of essays about their bullet points, the

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thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

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Bob & Ray Call It a Day

I was saddened and I admit a little surprised to learn that Bob Elliott, of the comedy team Bob & Ray, died this past Tuesday. He was ninety-two. His comedic partner Ray Goulding died in 1990. His wif

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Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Open Doors to Many Rooms

For all that is our life! by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard One of the activities that’s part of our quarterly Orientation to Membership workshop is the “values continuum”.  Laying out a piece of string on

3 days ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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More On What We Have Learned

For 45* years now, I have been in white movements and organizations, both political and religious, that have been very anxious because black people took no interest in them. I have favored, in success

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thelivelytradition (Site / Info)