River Road has a rich history and spirit of community, but we know that this kind of community doesn’t happen overnight. It happens in ways big and small, quiet and out loud, prolonged and steady. Join us as we explore the ways we build community … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Amanda Weatherspoon Minister for Justice & Community Building
Although Labor Day is a time to honor and celebrate the paid labor it takes to keep our communities going, we know there are many forms of unpaid labor in our midst. How can we honor the many ways each of us creates the world … read more.
We’ll give thanks and bless our companions in life—cats and dogs, birds and chickens, turtles and fish, and so much more! This ceremony also acknowledges that our lives are made fuller and richer by the creatures that inhabit the Earth with us, not just those … read more.
Over the years many Unitarian Universalist communities have taken steps to become Welcoming Congregations. Along with Welcoming, many UU communities are engaged in Sanctuary movements across the country. At the heart of Sanctuary and Welcoming lies something deeper — caring. How we care for one … read more.
As people committed to justice, it’s easy to lose ourselves in the midst of a hectic world which seems to be brimming with chaos and uncertainty. But also in the midst of this chaos and uncertainty is a growing spirit of resistance. All around us … read more.
We live in a world that suggests we should all be on a timeline – always headed for success, satisfaction, happiness, and completion. But what if there is no such thing as enough? What happens when we throw out the timeline and arrive fully … read more.
With the unending barrage of news and scandal, chaos and outrage, it’s challenging to know where each of us fits into the complex puzzle — especially when it comes to our planet. What does it mean to live this close to the edge, to be … read more.
All around us we see life longing and yearning for expression. We see our stories reflected on the big and small screen, on the radio, and online — but do we recognize ourselves in one another? How can we create spaces where we can be … read more.
Even in the midst of uncertainty, the energy of the New Year is upon us. Somehow the switch from one month to the next inspires a cultural sense of hope, change, and possibility. And yet, we’re still the same people we were a couple of … read more.
As we near the middle of the path of Great Turning, we reflect while facing forward. While we move into a place of “Peace” in December, how can we move away from Peace as a notion of zero conflict and maximum happiness to an understanding … read more.