Monthly Archives: March 2015

REVELATION

Every UU out there agrees: to be a “people of revelation” in our liberal tradition means first and foremost to be a people of humility. Revelation is not sealed. It is on-going and spread out all over the place. Nobody has cornered the market. Nobody has captured it whole cloth. Click on the title (REVELATION) to continue reading…

Sermon: The Elephant in the Room (text & audio)

Some years ago, a Taiwanese-American artist named Candy Chang created an interactive art installation on the side of an abandoned building in New Orleans. It was a chalkboard wall that invited passers by to anonymously complete the sentence “Before I die I want to…” The wall became an international phenomenon, inspiring people in cities around
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The Scoop: Mozart at UUCA

The Sunday services on March 22 were veritable extravaganzas!  Nothing like filling the entire front of the Sanctuary (the entire floor, dais, “choir area” and even some front row pew seats) with an orchestra and extended choir to make it festive.  The music was spectacular.  It included not only three movements of Mozart’s Coronation Mass
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Sermon: Black Lives Matter (text & audio)

Rev. Mark Ward, Lead Minister
We are now only a few weeks past the latest round of national elections. And amid the tally of winners and losers is the ongoing rumination over the direction of our political life. I’ll admit to being among those feeling discouraged by the results this year, though I try to find comfort in the observation that American politics tends to follow the path of a pendulum, swinging one way before inexorably turning the other. I’m hoping for a turn. You may feel the other way. That’s the kind of dynamic tension we live in, something that’s been true since our nation’s founding. And still, despite all of that, there is something holds us together. Click on the title to continue reading and/or to listen.