Posts with the tag “emerson”
Toward the Light - Sunday June 7, 2020
by FPUU Admin on June 10th, 2020
"We come to church to practice the harder job of love. Love takes others. And here we find others committed to the practice. Our worship is just the start of our practice. And so if we’re going to lean in so that love may flow out, I’d like to invite you to think about church differently. It’s not a time or place you pop into when you need to be fed. It’s a commitment to a practice. We sho...
Spiritual or Religious? How 'bout Both? - Sunday March 8, 2020
by FPUU Admin on March 9th, 2020
Spirit without religion is like breath without a body. It’s like light without a refractor. But by religion I don’t mean a system of doctrines to which one must assent. By religion I mean the ways we try to make meaning. Read the whole sermon here: ...
Communion with Ourselves - Sunday September 29
by FPUU Admin on October 2nd, 2019
One of the main contributions of our Unitarian ancestors to the Western Christian tradition was to connect the awe that one feels in nature with religion. Before the Transcendentalists, Christianity focused on the largeness of God and the smallness of humankind. ... It took the Transcendentalists to name that sense of awe one feels in nature as also part and particle of the divine. They brough...
"Do Unitarian Universalists Celebrate Christmas?" - November 25, 2018
by FPUU Admin on November 26th, 2018
“Do Unitarian Universalists celebrate Christmas?” Do people ask you this question? They certainly ask me. Usually it’s somewhere between Thanksgiving and New Year’s – I’m talking to someone who knows a little about our tradition but not much, and he wonders if I’m celebrating what he’s celebrating. I always say “yes,” but the answer’s not really that simple. We may be observing the same holy ...
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