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Pluralism is Not Assimilation

The old melting pot metaphor for the US still has some “resistance is futile” power to it. We all must, however, resist. A talk from Rev. Dr. David Breeden.

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Symbols, Gods, and Humanists

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It is a common mistake to assume that humanism is an atheistic “ism.” We Humanists tend to have unconventional ideas of deity, but not only (or even primarily) negative ones. There is no pope of Humanism. Practices vary. Humanist honor every person and every person’s attempts to find meaning and purpose in this life, including trying on various styles of… Read More »Symbols, Gods, and Humanists

Community is the Gift of Equity and Justice

A Conversation with Lena K. Gardner of Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism. When we expand our thinking about who is in our movement, we see what was there all along. Ms. Gardner and Rev. Kelli will explore BLUU and why it matters to all of us.

Reflecting On Imbolc

February 2 is well-known in our culture as Groundhog’s Day, but the significance of that date goes back considerably further than a tradition involving wildlife in Pennsylvania. The midpoint of astrological winter, this time has been referred to as Imbolc, Candlemas, and more. It is often a time of looking ahead to what is on, or maybe even just beyond,… Read More »Reflecting On Imbolc

Living Into Responsibility

For our Intergenerational Assembly Rev. Dr. David Breeden discusses the ethical considerations of what we owe future generations in terms of a livable planet. Challenging the Western-centric narratives in climate action and embracing indigenous knowledge. Symmachus once said, “To think highly of one’s ancestors is good, to think highly of one’s descendants even better.”