Speaker: Rev. Douglas Taylor

The Arc of Our UU Universe

We talk about the impact of racism on religion (and vice versa.) But let us focus in for a moment on our specific faith tradition. Let us both celebrate and challenge our history together.

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Memory Tree

The Day of the Dead, Halloween, Samhain, and All Souls Day are all different cultural invitations into honoring the transition from life to death, of remembering loved ones we have lost. This Sunday we will host a Memory Tree ritual together for our First Sunday … read more.

Look at All the Lonely People

All our quarantining and distancing has left us lonely and a little out of touch with one another.  Do we remember how to rekindle our regular patterns of relationship? Do we remember how to make new friends? 

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Start with the Science

There is a version of Process Theology that is non-theistic; there is no God element in this version. Some wonder how ‘God’ could be removed and the theology still hold together. I say it’s not that hard to figure out.

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Punishing the Poor

The idea of Defunding the Police highlights how our legal system is designed to protect property and the privileged. What might a different system look like? What might a legal system rooted in our UU values and principles look like? Could it work?

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Spiritually Promiscuous

Annie Dillard used this phrase to describe herself in the 70’s. I find it a good descriptor for many UUs including myself. I partake of multiple spiritual sources in my search for the intimate and ultimate values in life.

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The amazing story of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton offers relevant lessons for our contemporary situation as we navigate our way through uncharted and dangerous waters. 

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I Am Because We Are

The image of the Rugged Individualist has a strong pull in our national psyche. It is a story of personal liberty and independence through self-reliance and resourcefulness. Unfortunately, it does not serve our goal of a just and thriving society. Let us consider wisdom of … read more.

Do I Have to Love Everyone?

This is an old sermon I wanted to record. I figured you might want to hear it again too. Our UU tradition says God is Love and we should be loving as well. But do we really have to love everyone? There are some problematic … read more.