We are here essentially to risk ourselves in the world. We are a form of invitation to others and to otherness.
From Rev. Sandra's Study
"I sometimes find myself 'examining my identity' as other people examine their conscience. As you may imagine, my object is not to discover within myself some 'essential' allegiance in which I may recognize myself.
The task of prophetic ministry is to nurture, nourish, and evoke a consciousness and perception alternative to the consciousness and perception of the dominant culture around us. - Walter Brueggemann
At the center of the world, and in each breaththis is the holy temple, the birthing moment:giving and receiving love.
Whenever we have a Considering Membership Class at church, people are invited to share their religious story.
To heal means to rediscover that divine idea, that place of wholeness, within each of us. - Christina Grof
Love is the doctrine of this church,the quest of truth is its sacrament,and service is its prayer.To dwell together in peace,to seek knowledge in freedomto serve human
Unitarian Universalists seek wisdom from many sources, finding value and meaning in world religions, science, psychology, philosophy, literature, pop culture, and much mo
We have it in us to be nourishers of discernment and fermenters of healing, to calm fear and plant the seeds of a robust common life. - Krista Tippett, Ware Lecture, General Assembly 2016
Dear Berks UU Members and Friends,
Nearly five months have passed since the start of my Sabbatical, and I write in preparation and anticipation of my return to the community at the beginning of June.
Play exists for its own sake. Play is for the moment; it is not hurried, even when the pace is fast and timing seems important. When we play, we also celebrate holy uselessness.
Our religious community is a place where we come to find connection.
We Unitarian Universalists consider ours a thinking person's religion. We use reason and science as sources of our faith. Yet we also exercise emotions. We love to laugh and have fun, and experience the fullness of our lives.
Darkness is recognized for having special gifts to offer us on our spiritual path. But we all know it’s easier to appreciate the darkness