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18-07-15: On the Turning Away: a Spiritual Practice

July 15, 2018

Brian Moon, Director or Music

© Brian Moon


Homily
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18-07-08: Declaration of Interdependence

July 8, 2018

Rev. Matthew Funke Crary

 


© Rev. Matthew Funke Crary


Rev. Crary
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Children's Message
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18-07-01: Journeys

July 1, 2018

Rev. Lyn Oglesby and Jamili Omar

 

© Rev. Lyn Oglesby


Messages
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18-06-24: Let's Talk About Diversity

June 24, 2018

Margot Garcia and Jamili Omar

 

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

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