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19-02-17: When a Catus Blooms

February 17, 2019

Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe and Howard Tolley

Stewardship week kick-off for the "Let it Bloom" campaign.

© Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe


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19-02-03: To Care For One Another

February 3, 2019

Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe with Carolyn Saunders

As the old saying goes, "it takes a village to care for a child." We maintain caring villages adults, too. At times in our lives, we all need the care of others. How might we grow our caring village here at UUCT? How might we grow our care beyond our own walls? This service will include a ceremony to charge and bless our Care Team for the work they do to care for us.

© Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe


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19-01-27: Peace Through Patience

January 27, 2019

Rev. Molly Johnson with Jamili Omar and Bob Gordon

© Rev. Molly Johnson


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19-01-20: Raise Every Voice

January 20, 2019

Preston (Mac) McMillan and Brian Moon

On this eve of the Martin Luther King, Jr. national holiday we consider the history of important African-American spirituals and songs and the personal meaning to one man.

© UUCT


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

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