Monthly Archives: September 2018

What Hope Looks LIke (audio & text)

Sunday, September 23, 2018
Rev. Mark Ward, Lead Minister
In discouraging times we look for a source of hope. This week we turn to a historical figure from our Universalist history, the teacher, preacher and activist Clarence Skinner, who served in the perilous first half of the 20th century, for some thoughts about what hope looks like. Click on title to continue.

A Vision for Faith Development (audio only)

Sunday, September 16
Rev. Claudia Jiménez,
We will explore two questions and their importance to our UUCA community: What is faith development? How does a non-creedal faith engage in faith development? Rev. Jiménez will share her vision for how faith development grounds us in our ability to live out our core values of connection, inspiration, compassion, and justice. Click on title to continue.

I Can See Clearly (audio only)

Sunday, September 9, 2019
Rev. Mark Ward, Lead Minister
So much obscures our sight that we can be easily lost. Today as we begin our fall worship season we celebrate how religious community can clear our vision and awaken us to lives of compassion and hope. Click on title to continue.

Practicing UUs (no audio or text)

Sunday, September 2, 2018
Iris Hardin, Guest Speaker
What does it mean to be a practicing Unitarian Universalist? Iris Hardin shares stories from her work as a multi-faith chaplain and reflects on the impact of our faith beyond the walls of the congregation.

Bio: Iris Hardin, MDiv, facilitates Advance Care Planning for the Mission Health System. Prior to relocating to Asheville in 2017 with her spouse Clyde, she worked in the Boston area as a Hospice and Palliative Care Chaplain and Bereavement Counselor. Before joining UUCA, Iris and Clyde were longtime members of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Reading, MA, where they raised their 5 children.