Monthly Archives: July 2011

Reclaiming Our Corner

Naming the values held up in last Sunday’s service.

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Deepening Connections

A major theme of the worship service last Sunday at the First Unitarian Church of Orlando was connections. The sermon (in the form of three reflections) was written before I knew that we would have anti-gay, anti-choice, anti-Muslim protesters outside … Continue reading

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A Sanctuary of Love

Sometimes we are given an opportunity to put our values into actions and become very clear about who we are and what we stand for. As I write, it is just hours after our campus was visited by a group … Continue reading

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For the Love of Dogs

Last Sunday, our worship theme was based on a member suggestion that “We should aspire to be more like dogs for their unconditional love.”   Here is a little nugget from the sermon that was exploring the quote “Lord, help me … Continue reading

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Questions of Class

Yesterday, I read “Elite: Uncovering Classism in Unitarian Universalism History” by Mark W. Harris. Published earlier this year, it is relatively short 129 pages, but full of names and stories from our tradition’s history. I recommend it to anyone interested … Continue reading

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