So often, the world throws so much our way – personal struggles, global chaos, fast paces, and busy schedules. We also hold gratitude for the ways in which our lives bring joy. Essentially, we all hold a myriad of truths. And in themidst of our … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Amanda Weatherspoon Minister for Justice & Community Building
During our last Justice Sunday we laid the foundation by exploring how Liberation can transform our hearts and prepare our minds for justice. This Justice Sunday, we’ll take a journey outward and explore what it means for each of us to find our place in … read more.
Join Rev. Amanda for our first Justice Sunday, a time to highlight the holistic work of our Social Justice groups. The morning begins with a service centered around the broad justice work and issues in which our congregation is involved. Following the service, meet … read more.
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.
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.