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17-06-18: The Meaning of Ministry

June 18, 2017

Rev. Lyn Oglesby

© Rev Lyn Oglesby

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Father's Day
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17-06-11: Washing Daily Life's Dust Off Our Souls

June 4, 2017

Wendy Gordon Weeks

© Wendy Gordon Weeks

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17-06-04: The Lessons from Interim Ministry

June 4, 2017

Rev. Lyn Oglesby

© Rev Lyn Oglesby

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17-05-28: UU-Paganism and Earth-Centered Spirituality Practices

May 28, 2017

Carrie Cooper and Julie Olson

UUCT members and co-founders of the Southern Arizona Covenant of UU Pagans (SAZCUUPS) chapter, Carrie Cooper and Julie Olson, lead an service introducing some CUUPS practices.

 © Carrie Cooper and Julie Olson

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

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