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18-10-07: Creating Sacred Space

October 7, 2018

Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe with Jamili Omar, Julie Olsen, Carrie Cooper, and David Foster

© Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe

Messages
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18-09-30: Our Whole Lives - Sexuality and Our Values

September 30, 2018

Facilitators, Graduates, and Organizers of the UUCT OWL Program

© UUCT

Abridged Service
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18-09-23: Choose to Bless the World

September 23, 2018

Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe with Jamili Omar and Bert Meeks

© Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe

Story and Reflections
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18-09-16: Relationships, Relationships

September 16, 2018

Rev. Lisa McDaniel-Hutchings / Director UUJAZ with Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe and Jamili  Omar

© Rev. Lisa McDaniel Hutchings

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

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