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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

19-05-19: The Beauty of Uncertainty

May 19, 2019

Jamili Omar, Director of Religious Education, with Ethan Alcock and Wendy Gordon Weeks

 

Story: The River of Wisdom by Steve Zagorski

© Jamili Omar and Ethan Alcock

19-05-12: A Messy, Beautiful Bouquet: Flower Communion

May 12, 2019

Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe with Jamili Omar, Gary Luce, Luz Martinez, Carolyn Saunders, David Burks and childre

© Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe

19-05-05: The Spirtual Practice of Fasting

May 5, 2019

Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe with Jamili Omar and Bob Gordon

© Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe

More Articles ...

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

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