Topic: Unitarian Universalism

The Hell There is, The Hell There Ain’t: What We Believe, part 3

One of the defining characteristics of Unitarian Universalism is the concept of Universal Salvation. A love that is stronger than any other force in the world. Historically, it meant that no one, no matter how much they had sinned in this life would go to hell. What did our Unitarian and Universalist ancestors believe about … Continue reading The Hell There is, The Hell There Ain’t: What We Believe, part 3

Just Imagine

Inspired by stories of Disney World, those who design museums and theme parks, and lived experience of Unitarian Universalists including those of us who are part of this congregation, this sermon explores why we come to church – what draws us, what we keeps us, what is meaningful to us, with a word of encouragement … Continue reading Just Imagine

Living Our Way Beyond…

This service will offer an opportunity to consider how we, as Unitarian Universalists, embody our principles during times of transition, letting go of barriers by opening our doors to the world.  Our lives are full of stories and these stories are the foundations of our beliefs about ourselves and others. Charles Curran calls these the … Continue reading Living Our Way Beyond…

The Roads Taken: Honoring the Faith Journeys of Others and the Self

Our Unitarian Universalist principles support the seeking of religious truth based on personal experiences, and on respecting others’ searches, wherever they may take them. But do we really live up to our principles? Or do we tend to characterize certain fundamentalist or orthodox searches as misguided and naïve? And can we truly embrace religious tolerance … Continue reading The Roads Taken: Honoring the Faith Journeys of Others and the Self

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