Speaker: The Reverend Dr. Emily Melcher
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Beloved Community seems to be perpetually elusive. What might happen if we understood Beloved Community as a practice, or a path, rather than a destination or achievement?
The Civil Rights Movement was fueled by faith borne of the experience of a love that holds everyone and everything in its embrace. The values and commitments that emerge from the experience of that encompassing love look very much like our UU Principles, but I … read more.
In 2017, in the midst of another racially charged moment in Unitarian Universalism, our Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) appointed a Commission on Institutional Change, charged with “supporting long-term cultural and institutional change that redeems the essential promise and ideals of Unitarian Universalism,” specifically with regard … read more.
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From the vantage point of one on earth, the sun appears to pause in its trajectory through the sky at the precise moment of the winter solstice. That apparent pause is pregnant with the promise of light and warmth. … read more.
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This has been a year like no other, and for most of us, this holiday season will bear little resemblance to others we’ve known. Whether the pandemic means that family and friends are too little with you during this … read more.
with John Long
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Post-election reflections on healing.