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Celebrating our 70th Anniversary: Pulpit Testimonials

Testimonials
Introduction
Jan 28 Jim Periale
Feb 11 Aston Bloom
Feb 18 Roger Steenland

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18-02-18: You Bet We Can

February 18, 2018

Rev. Lyn Oglesby and Jamili Omar

 
© Rev. Lyn Oglesby

All Age Message,
Message
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18-02-11: From Muslim to Unitarian Universalist: My Journey

February 11, 2018

Adam Ziad Elaazami with Jamili Omar and Gary Luce

 
© Adam Ziad Elaazami

All Age Message, Reading
Speaker
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18-02-04: The 2nd Principle as a Response to Homelessness

February 4, 2018

Beth Carey, COO for Primavera Foundation with Celeste Rogers and Jamili Omar

 
© Beth Carey

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

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