Category Archives: Unitarian Universalism

Saved by the NFL

While it is good news that the governor of Arizona vetoed the recent bill allowing discrimination of LGBTQ persons based on “sincere religious beliefs” and the NFL, MLB and major businesses urged her to veto it, the amazing thing is … Continue reading

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Touching the Homeless on Valentine’s Day

Tonight, two Neighborhood Church members and I are visiting the Union Station Homeless Services shelter on Raymond Avenue. to offer free chair massage to whomever would like it.  This is our third visit this week, and we have several more … Continue reading

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Why Support a UU Church?

John Wolfe, minister emeritus of  All Souls Unitarian Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma wrote: “There is only one reason for joining a UU Church.  That is to support it. You want to support it because it stands against superstition and fear. … Continue reading

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“There is no life that is not in community”

The poet and writer T.S. Elliot came from a longline of Unitarians.  The Unitarian Universalist Church in St. Louis is named after T.S. Elliot’s grandfather, Rev. William Greenleaf Eliot, who founded the church and was a Unitarian.  His uncle was … Continue reading

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If I Had a Hammer

The sunsets this time of year are often spectacular, and we love looking out the back of our house, which looks west, to watch the colors spread across the sky. We see them through the sycamore in the back of … Continue reading

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Beloved Conversations: Meditations on Race and Ethnicity

Beloved Conversations Peter Farriday Racial and ethnic diversity is a rich topic in Unitarian Universalism today, both at the national level and among many congregations. At Neighborhood Church, the recent congregational assessment done by consultant Tony Robinson stated that “a … Continue reading

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Beloved Conversations: Meditations on Race and Ethnicity

Beloved Conversations Peter Farriday Racial and ethnic diversity is a rich topic in Unitarian Universalism today, both at the national level and among many congregations. At Neighborhood Church, the recent congregational assessment done by consultant Tony Robinson stated that “a … Continue reading

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