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What I Think About When I Think About Peace

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The UU goal of “World community with peace, liberty and justice for all” is a wonderful principle – especially now. However, like ending racism, homelessness, and child abuse it is pragmatically unrealistic. This sermon will explore the evolution and genetics of peace and violence and it will make more balanced and realistic observations about how […]

Being With What Is

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Janine Larsen, WUUC member and a past president, will share some of what she has learned from her Zen Buddhist practice about responding to what life brings us. Janine has also been a member of the UUA’s Congregational Life Staff serving the Pacific Western Region for the past 11 years. During her recent sabbatical leave, […]

The Greatest of These Is…

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We like to say that we are in community with one another, but what does that really look like? How do we, as a faith tradition, reconcile our individuality with our need to be in connection with others? Scott Harris is a member of East Shore Unitarian Church in Bellevue, WA and is completing his […]

Letters From and To Our Fathers

An exploration of the complexity of what it means to be a father and what it means to be in relationship with a father. Rev. Lois also speaks to the tragic shootings at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

Turtle Island and Her Co-Creators

Climate Change is destroying our planet (known as “turtle island” in some native cultures). Yet there are stories of individuals and organizations that are working to protect and restore our planet. And these stories are truly stories of joy…