Marriage is only one of the possible times when people make vows to one another. Some of us have been sworn to tell the whole truth in court, others have been asked to take an oath upon assuming a new
Tulsa Metropolitan Ministries is calling on members of the interfaith organization to participate in a symbolic effort of raising $100,000 for reparations to be paid to the remaining direct survivors
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A recent fire at Findhorn in Scotland is being investigated as possible arson, but Findhorn Foundation leaders are committed to rebuilding and preserving the culture of the ecovillage. Continue readin
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Dear UUSS, This past Sunday, we acknowledged those who have been members of the congregation for 25 or 50 years. As we heard their stories and considered what we have come to know of each of these peo
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There are no RE classes this Sunday, 5/9; Religious education for this week is attending the service. Happy Mother’s Day to everyone out there mothering their loves! RE Online Wizarding Camp! Children
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Where do we come from? Who are we? Who are we called to become? What stories do we tell about the answers to those questions? How does our experience of and our living out our UU faith influence our s
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Religions News Service (RNS) ran a story recently about sermon plagiarism in U.S. Christian congregations — and then, a few days later, they ran a story about why some U.S. Christian pastors feel they
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I had a helper yesterday for digging the pond. My friend Sylvia came by in the afternoon and the very first thing we did was drag the pond-liner in its box from near the house to back closer to the po
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John Horn sent me this small booklet containing Dr. Martin Luther King's famous speech. The printing and binding are flawless. Jean and I are grateful to receive it. Letterpress is nearly lost art, sa
When we add one thing to another, both of those things are changed, sometimes irreversibly. The addition of “and” in a logical query changes it entirely–replacing “or” with “and” even more so. How can
An Evangelical writer looks at the vastness of the universe and finds significance by claiming humans are at the top of a hierarchy of beings. I find such a claim to be unlikely, and also unnecessary.
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Today, the 3rd of May, is marked in the Christian calendar as the Feast of the Holy Cross. It’s the day people honor Helena’s discovery of the true cross. Helena is the mother of Constantine “th
I have had moments of doubt and anxiety over the future. During these times, I feel constricted and confined, like I am being pressed down with a great weight. I want to break free of these feelings.
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While modern education seems to have fallen on the narrow shoulders of the alphabet, and so many children (even in pre-school and Kindergarten) bear the heavy burden of letters and have chosen to shru
Sherri Daye Scott Congregations continue to evolve to foster faith and worship online.
I was happy to recently find the Community Universalist Church at universalist.church. Memorable, no? They are an entirely online church, but are friendly and substantially organized (that is, it's no
It’s time for the annual Maypole dance, and the annual Morris dance — virtual, of course, in these pandemic times. But if the Morris dancers don’t dance on May Day, the sun won’t come up! Full script
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We are constantly engaged in the human endeavor of shaping the stories we tell about where we come from and who we want to be. But how are WE shaped in the telling?
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More on my adventures in digging a small pond! Yesterday I finished digging the first layer of the pond, down to the level of the planting shelf, about 1 foot. I checked whether it was fairly level af
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