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Turning the Tide

A lot of sexual harassers have been outed this year. From the power moves of Harvey Weinstein, to the whacky issues of Louis CK, to the grabbiness of Al Franken and Mario Batali.  And today democrat D

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Interested in Communications Process?

UUSS has a Communications policy that individuals, teams or committees cannot speak on behalf of the congregation, unless there is a vote of the Board or the congregation to affirm doing so. There are

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Getting to Know UU Class – January 14, 21, 28 & February 4

Whether you are interested in becoming a member of this congregation or just want to learn more about Unitarian Universalism, this class is for you! Over the course of 4 Sundays we’ll discuss UU histo

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Philosophy Group Book Schedule

We have picked our next book to begin on January 3, 2018: From Bacteria to Bach and Back: the Evolution of Minds by Daniel C. Dennett.  This is a good time to join of us if you have not attended befor

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Co-Ministers’ Colloquy – December 12th

December greetings! What a joy it was to be here on Sunday! There was energy in the air as choirs rehearsed, children and youth religious education classes prepared for worship, and folks were setting

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Picking up King’s Legacy: Reverend William Barber and the Launching of a New Poor People’s Campaign

By Jeanne Theoharis: The air was hot and sticky. Surrounded by clergy, Rev. William Barber lambasted the voter suppression that had compromised the 2016 presidential election. “Long before Russia hack

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Love Resists Deportation on the Capitol Steps

Josh Leach joined over 180 other activists, supporters, and Dreamers, who were ultimately arrested, on the steps of the U.S. Capitol to demand a clean Dream Act and permanent protections for Temporary

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Pagan artist trading cards mix magic and devotion

TWH –Artist trading cards appear to be a good fit for many Pagan and polytheist communities, because they are intended to celebrate art for its own sake, free of critiques and commercial motivations.

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To be something new and different

Grateful to bring you our next installment in our bi-weekly messages with a prayer, an ancestor and a song speaking to our spirits. We hope these resources may offer what we need in order to be courag

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Our Stories - Standing on the Side of Love (Site / Info)

Crazy coming home to roost?

After three full doses of Clement Leroy "Butch" Otter in the big chair, Idaho has an open race for Governor, and no shortage of interested parties. Republicans have a big leg up, thanks to knee-jerk v

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Dear readers who are disappointed that I'm a democratic socialist who believes in free speech, civility, and the presumption of innocence

I periodically get angry messages from people who say they loved my novels and hate that I oppose identitarianism, censorship, and mobbing. Okay, they don't use those words. Here's the most recent exa

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Three men falsely accused after Weinstein's fall: Sam Seder, Matt Taibbi, Mark Ames

In times of moral panic—which often begin with a valid concern—the worst people will exploit the panic to attack their opponents, knowing guilt will be assumed by everyone who's been caught up in the

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Second week of advent - Tuesday

Busy, busy, busy. We all are so busy. Talk, talk talk, we all like to argue, voice our opinions and beliefs as if they ultimately matter in the slightest. And at Christmas we remember there is joy and

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UU A Way Of Life (Site / Info)


STJ#1024, When the Spirit Says Do

I feel like I have fallen down a strange rabbit hole this morning. I have to begin by assuring you all that I have no doubt about the excellent work our STJ hymnal commission did in gathering, researc

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Notes from the Far Fringe (Site / Info)

Hymn by Hymn Range: Moderate Mood: Joyful Tune Recordings Available Singability: Moderate Holy Days: Pentecost


Today we may get to the point of adding seats to the Bevins Skiffs being made by students at the Clear Spring School. This time period had originally been on the schedule as a fine arts block, but wha

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Question of the day

What are your best hopes?

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Question of the day


Chanukah celebrates the ultimate gift: the light that lasts, the realization of hope so improbable it can only be called faith. When has your improbable hope turned out to be justified? The Daily Comp

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)


My Annual Chanukah Cram Course for Goys

Tonight marks the First Night of Chanukah—25 Kislev in the year 5778 in the Hebrew Calendar.   The date on many calendars will say December 13, but don’t let that fool you—by tradition the observance

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The Winter Solstice: What Needs To Be Born?

As we celebrate the Solstice, let us consider the state of the world and how we make our way through it. What needs to be born at this year’s Winter Solstice?

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Grace and Frankie ***1/2

I wonder if there are more shows like this that never got made.  Great actors, great writing, just solid.  Older people have lives and watch television too.  Good stuff on Netflix and yes friendships

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