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19-06-09: Unitarianism: Deeds not Creeds

June 9, 2019

Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe with Jamili Omar and Celeste Rogers

 

© Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe

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19-06-09: Prayer for a Humanitarian World

June 9, 2019

Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe

 

© Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe

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19-06-02: Universalism Through Song

June 2, 2019

Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe with Jamili Omar

 Why do we sing together? Congregational singing is participatory and inclusive, and not about striving for perfection. We pass down these Universalist values when we sing from our hymnals.

© Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe

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19-05-26: May Moon Magick with SAZCUUPS

May 26, 2019

Rev. Julie Olsen and Carrie Cooper with Jamili Omar and Bert Meek

 Waxing crescent, full Moon Mother of the night, waning moon and darkness... this service will explore some of the Pagan lore and magick of our nearest neighbor in space. We will celebrate lunar energy and cycles. Worship service led by our Earth-based spirituality group (Unitarian Universalists who celebrate the sacred circle of life and the rhythms of nature). Fun facts included throughout, because we like science, too.

© Julie Olsen and Carrie Cooper

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More Articles ...

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

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