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19-04-07: White Supremacy Culture Teach-In

April 7, 2019

Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe with Samira Farwaneh, Brian Moon, Georgia Conroy, Margi Macgruder, Celeste Rogers, Jamili Omar

 

19-03-17: Environmental Justice Today

March 17, 2019

Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe with Jamili Omar and Howard Tolley

"Reduce, reuse, recycle" was once the guideline for how to reduce one's impact on the planet and climate change. What are the spiritual values that can guide our environmental action/justice work?
 
© Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe

19-03-10: This is Me - Centering Stories of UUs of Color

March 10, 2019

Steve Kraynak with Jamili Omar, Carrie Cooper, Bob Gordon, Bert Meek, Mary-Holly Allison, Julie Olson

This worship service centers the stories of Unitarian Universalists of color.  Listen to their stories.

A Story, A Story by Gail E Haley

Readings from: Rev. Egbert Ethelred Brown, Rev. Leslie Takahasi, Rev. Connie Simon, Rev. Darrick Jackson, Rev. Manish Mishra-Marzetti, Rev. Lilia Cuervo, Rev. Adam Lawrence Dyer, Dr. Takiya Nur Amin

Desert Choral: This is Me by Benj Basek and Justin Paul (Wendy Gordon Weeks and Mary Catherine Harbek-Leighou soloists)

Your stories are how you become who you are.” Amy Tan
It’s a privilege and a responsibility to be trusted with somebody’s story.” Rania Abouzeid

© UUCT and the authors of the stories read.

19-03-03: Capital 'L' Love

March 3, 2019

Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe and Jamili Omar

© Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe


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

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