It can be so easy to get stuck stereotyping those who hold different beliefs or values. When doing so we deny ourselves the opportunity to learn from one another, to meet each other in empathy and compassion, and to find commonalities that would allow us … read more.
Some of us identify as Christian, some don’t. Regardless, Jesus has something to offer to all of us. The stories he told and the stories that are told about him are powerful because they speak to longings and hopes, to struggles and paradoxes we all … read more.
Today’s Unitarian Universalist congregations, our own included, include both people who identify as Christian and people who have fled from Christian institutions that harmed them emotionally, spiritually, and physically. How do we worship together, celebrating our own and our shared spiritual journeys, when the very … read more.
Institutionally, Unitarian Universalism emerged directly out of the trinitarian, staunchly Calvinist churches founded by the Pilgrims and Puritans. By the early 1800s, the more orthodox churches refused to exchange pulpits with the more liberal ministers, accusing them of the heresy of unitarianism. In 1819, William … read more.