Sometimes we need to expand or remake stories in order to grow into who we want to be. Robert Munsch’s ‘The Paper Bag Princess’ redefines what being a princess means. James Loewen’s ‘Lies My Teacher Told Me’ expands the way many of us were taught … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Dan Miyake
Rev. Dan will explore some of the spiritual themes of the Oscar-winning film, “My Octopus Teacher”. Why does this movie speak to us so deeply? What can we learn from our own octopus teachers?
We make instant assessments of other people based on their clothing, accent, mannerisms, demeanor, age, and other factors within just a few seconds of meeting them. In a way, we create that person’s identity in our minds before we ever, if ever, get to know … read more.
In the Spring of each year, we celebrate the uniqueness, beauty, and gifts that each of us brings to this beloved community by participating in one of the few truly UU rituals, the Flower Communion. Join us as we celebrate this lovely tradition. Please … read more.
– Rev. Dan will share about a group of 19th- century female ministers who were instrumental in establishing Unitarian churches in the West and Mid-West, and who blazed a trail for increasing the acceptance of women clergy in our denomination.
Rev. Dan will share how Process Theology has influenced his own personal theology.
In this 3rd installment of his UU History sermons, Rev. Dan will explore our Universalist roots.
The history of our denomination is filled with amazing stories of courage, faith, love, and beauty. However, not all of our stories are so pleasant. Come and hear the story from the Black Empowerment Controversy that nearly divided our denomination, and left thousands of black … read more.
Michael Servetus has long been described as the Grandfather of UUism. A contemporary of John Calvin during the Reformation, Servetus challenged the Doctrine of the Trinity, and his execution for heresy sparked a movement that fought for religious liberty.
Martin Luther King Day is January 18th. This day gives us pause to consider where we are as individuals, as a congregation, as a denomination, and as a nation as it pertains to racism.