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Giving Simply: Being the Change You Want to See

My wife, Jennifer, and I both grew up in the Christian Church, but after reaching adulthood, kind of let religion slip away. In our forties, with two young children, we began to long for a church where we could explore … Continue reading

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On Being An “Apostle of Non-purity”

Salman Rushdie wrote, “Throughout human history, the apostles of purity… have wrought havoc among mere mixed-up human beings.”  And he’s profoundly correct, for time and again the siren call for some mythical purity by political and/or religious demagogues has inflicted … Continue reading

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Never, Ever..EVER

By Michael Alvarado, NUUC member & Jr. High Winter Camp Co-Dean 2008-2012 When I was in the eighth grade, I hitched a ride most Sundays with my neighbors to get to church.  It was there that I heard a sermon … Continue reading

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The Importance of Reverence

For years, my morning routine has been to get up (a good way to start the day), have a glass of orange juice, make a cup of espresso coffee, read the paper, then sit in silence and write a prayer.  … Continue reading

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The Honor to Witness and Experience

-Frank Colcord, NUUC Youth Sponsor This year at General Assembly, I was honored to find myself experiencing it primarily through the eyes and hearts of our 14 Senior High Youth in attendance.  I got to experience (again) the wide-eyed amazement … Continue reading

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Justice General Assembly Reflections

by Sara LaWall, NUUC Director of Religious Education GA is our annual assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations. This year, for the first time, it was focused entirely on issues of Justice with special attention to immigration and … Continue reading

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