Posts from February 2017

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How We Fail, And How We Recover

by David Lum

Sunday, Apr 2 – 9:30am and 11:15am How We Fail, And How We Recover – Rev. Anya does not subscribe to optimistic humanism – the idea that we are on a perfect trajectory, onward and upward forever. She presents instead a tragic humanism that recognizes both our tragic faults and our human capacity to recover. more »

A Walk In the Dark

by David Lum

Sunday, Mar 26 – 9:30am and 11:15am A Walk In the Dark – A sense of hopelessness can be debilitating, whether it comes from seeing injustice in the world or facing our own struggles. Yet hope can be elusive. Intern John reflects on how to live in that liminal space between hope and hopelessness. With more »

Tikkun Olam

by David Lum

Sunday, Mar 19 – 9:30am and 11:15am Tikkun Olam – This Jewish concept calls us to repair or redeem the world. This service asks: “How do we safeguard those who are at a disadvantage?” for this is the work of Justice. Rev. Anya, Intern John, and Justice leaders at UUCS share stories of challenge and more »

What Gives Us Strength

by David Lum

Sunday, Mar 12 – 9:30am and 11:15am What Gives Us Strength – In times of great societal change it can be tempting to ‘throw it all away,’ to think that we have been mistaken about much more than we have. There are rocks to which we can cling, and our faith often shows us what more »

Redemption, One Breath at a Time

by David Lum

Sunday, Mar 5 – 9:30am and 11:15am Redemption, One Breath at a Time – To redeem is to regain posession of – to reclaim. When chaos abounds, how shall we be redeemed? – one breath at a time. Rev. Anya offers spiritual practices for trying times. An inquirer’s Class will follow the 11:15 service at more »

Lean On Me

by David Lum

Sunday, Feb 26 – 9:30am and 11:15am Lean On Me – In this time when institutions are suspect, and commitment is rare we continue to strive for community. What do we suffer? What do we gain? Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael invites us to lean on one another in this work of building a community. Our Rock more »