Topic: social justice

Change the World Enough

This Sunday’s reflection draws inspiration from Alice Walker’s poem “To Change the World Enough” and Langston Hughes’ poem “Democracy.” How much change is enough? What kind of democracy have we created? There will be a dedication of Eli Brunson, son of Michael and Mary Brunson and brother of Evie. 

The Importance of Our Unitarian Universalist Faith

Mark Kiyimba is a Ugandan Unitarian Universalist minister and activist for LGBT rights in Uganda. He founded and leads the Unitarian Universalist Church of Kampala, Uganda. The church runs an orphanage and a school for children infected with HIV/AIDS and who have lost parents to the disease. He has been a vocal opponent of Uganda’s … Continue reading The Importance of Our Unitarian Universalist Faith

Stories of Advantage: A Path to Reducing Extreme Inequality

Chuck Collins grew up in the wealthiest 1 percent and has spent the last 30 years working on issues of racial and economic justice and inequality. He believes powerful narratives of deservedness maintain the unequal status quo –and that telling true stories of advantage will help move us toward a more healthy and equitable society. … Continue reading Stories of Advantage: A Path to Reducing Extreme Inequality

Born to Organize

This Sunday we remember Bayard Rustin, telling a bit of his life’s story, about his gifts, his deep store of courage, his passion for organizing, and honoring the ways he struggled for justice with dignity.