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16-11-13: Giving Life the Shape of Justice

November 13, 2016

Carolyn Saunders

We live in the borderlands, so results of the unjust immigration policy are quite evident to us. But what can we do about it? Join us on Nov. 13 to hear more about the Pacific Southwest District of the Unitarian Universalist Association's latest initiative to bring the shape of justice to all lives.
 
Reading: God Has No Borders by Rev. Rod Richards

© Carolyn Saunders

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16-10-30: Are We a Hardy Church?

October 30, 2016

Rev. Lyn Oglesby

In times of stress hardy people and churches share four important characteristics.

© Rev. Lyn Oglesby

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16-10-23: The Sky is the Limit!

October 23, 2016

Rev. Lyn Oglesby

When we seize opportunities and work together in times of change the sky really is the limit.

© Rev. Lyn Oglesby

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16-10-16: Where Do We Go From Here?

October 16, 2016

Rev. Lyn Oglesby

We welcome our new interim minister, Reverend Lyn Oglesby, to the pulpit! As an interim minister she points us to the path forward during our time of transition.

© Rev. Lyn Oglesby

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  1. 16-10-09: The "We the People" Amendment and the UUA
  2. 16-10-02: Invisible Women: Homlessness in Tucson
  3. 16-09-25: Dying Better in the USA
  4. 16-09-18: In the Interim - A Call to Community
  5. 16-09-11: Optimism for the Future
  6. 16-09-04: Poetry Sunday
  7. 16-08-28: From Dark Gray Skies to Brighter Blue Skies
  8. 16-08-21: How Moral Clarity Fosters Change
  9. 16-08-14: Moving Prayer
  10. 16-08-07: Harmony Is Who We Are
  11. 16-07-31: Seek First to Understand
  12. 16-07-24: What We Can Learn from Others
  13. 16-07-17: Do You Fear the Unknown?
  14. 16-07-10: Love, Hope, Faith and Fun
  15. 16-06-26: Kindness and Ben's Bells
  16. 16-06-19: Amazing Grace
  17. 16-05-22: The Virtue of Sin
  18. 16-05-15: Spiritual Beings
  19. 16-04-10: I Call That Mind Free
  20. 16-04-03: Empowerment- Relating to it All: A Youth led Service
  21. 16-03-20: Elixir of Life
  22. 16-03-13: The Spirit of Generosity and Non-judgment
  23. 16-02-28: Dissecting the Anatomy of Trust: Boundaries and the Vault
  24. 16-02-21: BRAVING Trust
  25. 16-01-31: What Does It Mean to Forgive?
  26. 16-01-17: What Can We Do About Racism?
  27. 16-01-03: Does Size Matter?
  28. 15-12-27: Creating Beloved Community Through the Heart
  29. 15-11-29: Sheep in Wolves' Clothing
  30. 15-11-08: Hearing the Voiceless
  31. 15-10-11: Poetry Sunday
  32. 15-09-27: Changing Lives Through Music
  33. 15-09-06: Public Banking and Economic Inequality
  34. 15-08-09: UUs and the Spiritual
  35. 15-08-02: Interconnectedness Is Not Optional: Viewing Society Through The Lens of Science
  36. 15-07-26: In the Path of the Buddha
  37. 15-07-19: UU Myths
  38. 15-07-12: Finding a Happy Place
  39. 15-07-05: Songs, Identity, and America
  40. 15-06-28: Creating a Sense of Place
  41. 15-06-14: The Peace Corps: Toughest Job You'll Ever Love
  42. 15-05-24: The Healing Power of Music
  43. 15-05-17: Sacred Journeys
  44. 15-05-10: Self Discovery
  45. 2015: UU Testimonials
  46. 15-04-12: And Justice for All
  47. 15-04-05: To Life!
  48. 15-03-29: Youth-Led Service - What is Sacred?
  49. 15-03-08: Esperanza: Bringing Hope
  50. 15-02-15: Beyond Chocolate Hearts: Engaging Men in Making a Safer World for Women
  51. 15-02-08: The Liberal Church Finding its Mission: It's Not About You
  52. 15-02-08: UU Testimonial - Randall Springer
  53. 15-02-01: UU Testimonial - Zoey Speer
  54. 15-01-25: UU Testimonial - Michelle Maliniak
  55. 15-01-25: A Living Tradition
  56. 15-01-18: UU Testimonial - Steve Kraynak & Bob Gorden
  57. 15-01-11: Formed not Transformed by UU (Testimonial)
  58. 15-01-04: Mental Fitness for the New Year! The Tales and Tools of Two Therapists
  59. 14-12-28: My Politically Incorrect Ideas About Christmas
  60. 14-12-21: Mystery of the Big Question (A UU Testimonial)
  61. 14-11-30: Food for Thought
  62. 14-11-23: All You Need Is Love.... seriously?
  63. 14-11-16: Roots, Branches, and Wings
  64. 14-11-09: Lessons from the Town 10 Miles from Sin: Oberlin, Ohio
  65. 14-11-02: Not Just Some but All Souls
  66. 14-10-05: The Wind and the Stillness: Breath as a Tool for connecting Body, Mind, Heart, and Spirit
  67. 14-09-21: Giving Life the Shape of Justice
  68. 14-08-31: The Importance of the Unitarian Universalist Faith
  69. 14-08-24: It's a Man's World: The Spiritual Influence of Patriarchy on the Border
  70. 14-08-03: Annual Poetry Service
  71. 14-07-27: Everybody Eats, or the Spiritual Side of Eating
  72. 14-07-20: What's God Got To Do With It?
  73. 14-07-13: Do We See Through Each Other, Or Do We See Each Other Through?
  74. 14-07-06: Sanctuary: Radical Hospitality
  75. 14-06-29: A Universal Message - world view in Judaism and Modern Israel
  76. 14-06-22: We Are The Ones We've Been Waiting For...
  77. 14-06-15: I Believe in Miracles (just not the Biblical or Hallmark ones)
  78. 14-05-25: What Happened to Easter?
  79. 14-05-11: Mothers, Mothers' Day, and Peace
  80. 14-04-27: No More Deaths 10th Anniversary
  81. 14-04-20: Why Easter?
  82. 14-03-30: The Joy of Music
  83. 14-03-23: Wellspring
  84. 14-03-02: The Fingerprint of Grief
  85. 14-02-16: One in Community
  86. 14-02-09: A Valentine for Liberal Religion
  87. 14-02-02: Discrimination in the New Generation
  88. 14-01-12: Mind, Body, and Spirit
  89. 14-01-05: Friendship in the Digital Age
  90. 13-12-29: Volunteering as a Spiritual Practice
  91. 13-12-22: Teach Us All You Can of Saying "YES!"
  92. 13-12-08: God and Beyond: Spirituality for Today and Beyond
  93. 13-12-01: Opening Into Grace
  94. 13-11-10: Mohammed: Community Builder and Prophet
  95. 13-11-03: You Don’t Fear People Whose Story You Know
  96. 13-10-20: Four Reflections on Trust
  97. 13-10-13: Service, Sacrifice, and Honor
  98. 13-10-06: The Courage to Trust
  99. 13-09-29: Unitarian Universalism is Dead, Long Live Unitarian Universalism
  100. 13-09-15: A Religon for One World
  101. 13-09-08: The One That Comes From Many
  102. 13-09-01: Practice Our Preach
  103. 13-08-25: The Seven Principles of Unitarian Universalism: Guideposts For Living
  104. 13-08-18: Five Smooth Stones of Liberal Religion
  105. 13-08-11: Seeing the Full Spectrum
  106. 13-08-04: Poetry Service
  107. 13-07-28: Private Prisons, Public Problems
  108. 13-07-21: What to Say About the Immigration Reform Legislation
  109. 13-07-14: My Trip to Israel
  110. 13-07-07: Can We Achieve Freedom From Fear, Anger, & Hopelessness?
  111. 13-06-30: From Promise to Commitment
  112. 13-06-23: Your Children or Your Money
  113. 13-06-16: Called
  114. 13-06-09: Beloved Community - Growing Beyond Congregations
  115. 13-06-02: Associating with the Sacred
  116. 13-05-26: Warriors in Training
  117. 13-05-19: Transforming our Lives, Transforming our Faith
  118. 13-05-12: This I Believe
  119. 13-04-28: The Doctrine of Discovery
  120. 13-04-21: Earth and Forgiveness Day
  121. 13-04-14; Truth and Reconciliation
  122. 13-04-07: Pre-forgiven
  123. 13-03-31: Easter Sunday
  124. 13-03-24: Who Are You?
  125. 13-03-17: Reflections on an Old UU Joke
  126. 13-03-10: The Beauty of Brokenness
  127. 13-03-03: The Paradox of Powerlessness
  128. 13-02-17: Evolution as Our Sacred Story
  129. 13-02-10: Standing on the Side of Love!
  130. 13-02-03: Love as a Spiritual Practice
  131. 13-01-27: Beyond Duality to Sanity
  132. 13-01-13: Adopting Goodness, not Evil!
  133. 13-01-06: Fallow Times
  134. 12-30-12: Make Time your Friend!
  135. 12-23-12: A God That Looks Like Me
  136. 12-9-12: Where is God Hiding?!?
  137. 12-2-12: Finding Quiet in a Noisy World
  138. 11-25-12: Transcending Individuality
  139. 11-18-12: How We Love: On Growing a Soul
  140. 11-11-12: Aspirations
  141. 11-4-12: Our Daily Bread
  142. 10-28-12: All About UUCT's Covenant Circles
  143. 10-21-12: The Challenge of Covenants
  144. 10-14-12: Promises
  145. 9-30-12: Beyond Borders - Where Justice and Compassion Cross our Borders
  146. 9-23-12: Is There Meaning in Pain and Suffering?
  147. 9-9-12: Freedom From Fear
  148. 9-16-12: Turning Toward Freedom
  149. 8-26-12: Accepting Gifts, Receiving Grace
  150. 8-12-12: Poetry Sunday
  151. 8-05-12: Immigrants and Tucson's Federal Court
  152. The Interdependent Community: Pathways Out of Poverty
  153. 7-15-12: Reflections on an Old UU Joke
  154. 7-22-12: Intercultural Relations Across Europe
  155. 7-29-12: The Gentle Way: Similarities between Martial Arts and Religion
  156. Bringing It Home
  157. Nothing Less Than Saving the World
  158. Spirituality and Health
  159. Born and Re-born Again
  160. Kindness Can Heal Us
  161. What Do We Really Mean by "Democracy"?
  162. Mercy and Other Non-rational Acts of Kindness
  163. Family Values and Immigration Policy
  164. A Question of Worth and Dignity
  165. Standing on the Side of Fear: How can we stop bullying before it is too late?
  166. Coming Back to Life
  167. Five Steps to Building Beloved Community
  168. Shared Ministry
  169. Bringing Justice to Phoenix
  170. Out of the Garden: Original Sin or Original Blessing?
  171. Come Dream a Dream With Me
  172. Aria in Vermillion
  173. Cowboys, Conmen and Conservatives
  174. Personality and Spirituality
  175. Human Nature
  176. Reality Television and Interfaith Dialogue
  177. The Courage to Love
  178. Where the Paths of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Unitarian Universalism Crossed
  179. I Shall Not Live in Vain
  180. Ordinary Time
  181. An Old Agnostic's Sentimental Xmas: Virginia, Santa, Rudolph, Ralphie, Scrooge, Tiny Tim and Baby Jesus
  182. The Spiritual Benefits of R.I.C.E.
  183. Waiting
  184. What We Are Thankful For
  185. After the Apocalypse: Gratitude
  186. Occupy!
  187. The Worst Mistake the Church (Any Church) Can Make Right Now
  188. Day of the Dead
  189. DOGs and Other Super-Natural Beings
  190. Faith in Pink
  191. Living in a Multi-Religious World
  192. Morality and Human Nature
  193. Entertaining Angels Unaware
  194. Restoring Ruins
  195. DA/GA 2011 and 2012
  196. Coming Home
  197. The Ethical Side of Climate Change: Compassion
  198. Looking in the Mirror: Who are We?
  199. U.S Immigration and Border Policy: A Call for Compassion and Justice
  200. Not Just for Black History Month
  201. Genderqueer and Here
  202. Happy Birthday U.S.A.!
  203. Today's Ancient Wisdom
  204. Keepers of Light
  205. If Not Now, When? (A Look at the Election)
  206. The Flying Trapeze and the Fine Art of Freedom
  207. Trusting Life in the Presence of Death
  208. UUism in the French Speaking World
  209. Our Legacy: Honoring the Past, Looking Forward to the Future
  210. Letters From a Phoenix Jail
  211. What’s Your Worldview?
  212. Blindspots, Rearview Mirrors, and Headlights
  213. A Noisy Silence - Poetry Service
  214. 5 Vital Signs of Spiritual Health
  215. Family Resemblances and 'Language-Games'
  216. Chaos and Creativity
  217. Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Just as Well...Or Better?
  218. Reflections after Fifty Years in Ministry
  219. Don't Wait
  220. The Meaning of Welcome
  221. Independence and Interdependence: Thoughts on both Topics
  222. The Value of Vulnerability
  223. This Land Is My Land -- ?
  224. Spill Baby, Spill
  225. Vessels and Voyages
  226. Grace Across the Ages
  227. Happy 200th Birthday, Margaret Fuller
  228. Coming of Age in an Age of Uncertainty
  229. Be the Change: Three Crucial Changes for Times Such as These
  230. Earth in the Balance
  231. Beyond Local Thinking
  232. The Actual U
  233. Easter: A Time to Forgive
  234. Something About Addictions
  235. Taking a Risk for Justice
  236. Universalism: Past, Present and Future
  237. The Things We Do For Love
  238. Standing on the Side of Love
  239. What I Love About Unitarian Universalism
  240. Violence and Anarchy on the Border
  241. Confronting Evil
  242. I Have a Dream
  243. The State of the Church
  244. Looking Back, Looking Forward
  245. Struggles and Progress in Swaziland
  246. Night of Wonder, Night of Silence
  247. Enumerating God: None, One, or Many
  248. Three Miraculous Births
  249. The Gospel According to St. Lute
  250. The Lost Art of Thinking
  251. Stories of Hope: Guest at Your Table
  252. Question Authority
  253. Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC)
  254. A Conscience is a Terrible Thing to Waste
  255. An Agreement With Life
  256. The Community Food Bank
  257. Universalist Heritage
  258. Class Matters
  259. Wise Restraints That Set Us Free
  260. Free Pulpit, Free Pew
  261. To Whom It May Concern: A Sermon on Prayer
  262. One Family
  263. Poetry Sunday
  264. Who Knows What Will Come To You?
  265. Will the Minister Be Speaking in the Service Today?
  266. Life or Litter? The Value of People and Hope
  267. Parts of the Bible You Do Not Know
  268. Chaplain Stories
  269. Eating as a Spiritual Practice
  270. Gifts of Our Fathers
  271. Faith of Our Fathers
  272. To See Beauty, Even When It’s Not Pretty
  273. A Nomination for the Greatest Unitarian Ever
  274. We Remember
  275. Milestone Moments: A Service of Rituals
  276. Many Hands Make Light Work
  277. Ritual
  278. Earth Day
  279. Music of My Heart
  280. Friendship as Spiritual Practice
  281. Light, Life, Freedom, and Love
  282. Civil Initiative
  283. First Things First
  284. Three Keys for Abundant Living That Will Work Even Now
  285. Divine Creation
  286. Jazz and the Art of Making Justice
  287. Here I Am. Send Me.
  288. And a Child Shall Lead
  289. Getting Unstuck (While the Getting's Good)
  290. Willing to Forgive
  291. Weaving the Web of Trust
  292. New Beginnings
  293. Light One Candle
  294. Find a Stillness
  295. Where Justice and Compassion Cross All Borders
  296. Stone Soup for Thanksgiving?
  297. Loss: An Inevitable Journey
  298. Finding Hope in Troubled Times
  299. Out Many, One
  300. Growing in Spirit
  301. Seasons of Life, Seasons of Loss
  302. And the word is no
  303. Welcoming the Stranger
  304. Ministry in the New Millennium
  305. Diversity and the Interdependent Web of Existence
  306. Engaging Our Theological Diversity
  307. What Americans Believe
  308. Reflections from Nicaragua
  309. Deep Like the Rivers
  310. Seeking the Purpose of Life
  311. Bless this Home
  312. Language of Reverence
  313. Sharing The WUUrd: Poetry Service
  314. A New Look at the Universe
  315. Tell me your image of God and I will tell you your theology
  316. We hold these truths ...
  317. Integrity or Success?
  318. By Their Roots You Shall Know Them
  319. Peace Means the Beginning of a New World
  320. Desert Spirituality
  321. UUs Who Made a Difference
  322. Singing Our Peace: A Musical Contemplation
  323. Faith Without Certainty
  324. Our Unitarian Universalists Brothers in Africa
  325. Univeralists and Unitarians on Easter
  326. Always a Mother
  327. Just War or just War

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