Speaker: The Reverend Dr. Emily Melcher

What Saves Us? – Video

Image by Mica Baumeister on Unsplash.

In their 2001 Beacon Press book, Proverbs of Ashes: Violence, Redemptive Suffering, and the Search for What Saves Us, theologians Rita Nakashima Brock and Rebecca Ann Parker explore the harmful impacts of Christian ideas that human beings are “saved” through their … read more.

Keeping the Flame Alive – Video

Artwork by Kathleen Myers.

Each Sunday, we kindle a flaming chalice, symbol of Unitarian Universalism. Together, we share the privilege and responsibility of keeping the flame of this tradition alive here at UUCWI, by renewing our membership and making our financial commitments to UUCWI. Our … read more.

Be-Loved – Video

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.

A New Community – Video

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.

Joy Sneaks In – Video

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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.