Monthly Archives: April 2015

TRADITION

Tradition. It’s not had an easy road among us Unitarian Universalists. For much of our history, we’ve seen it as a threat. UU preachers and theologians have talked about it as “chains,” “tethers,” even “a jailer.” And that’s certainly how it’s felt to many of us at times. We know what it is like to be bound tight by tradition. Click on the title (TRADITION) to continue reading…

The Scoop: Grow With Us!

We’ve been getting noticed! UUA staff has requested permission to share some of what we are doing here at UUCA in Religious Education with the wider world. Our Grow With Us teacher recruitment board for Fall, in Sandburg Hall, is now shared on the UUA website. And our Director of Lifespan Religious Education, Joy Berry,
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Sermon: Counting on Chaos (text & audio)

Rev. Mark Ward, Lead Minister
My wife, Debbie, has begun a new practice when we go out on our walks. Periodically, she’ll just stop and jump. She’s not jumping over or onto anything in particular – just jumping, for the sake of jumping. She started this after reading that she might be able to reduce the gradual loss of bone mass in her hips and legs by mildly stressing them in this way. Just jumping something like 20 times a day, it seems, can halt the loss of bone density – something that is a particular concern for women – and in some cases even improve it. Click on the title to read more and/or to listen…