Speaker: Rev. Anthony Mtuaswa Johnson

Awakening

What is an Awakening? Might it be reading a few words from a wisdom source, like the Buddha? “Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” Are … read more.

1000 Miles to Freedom

In 1848 William and Ellen Craft made one of the most daring and remarkable escapes in the history of slavery in America. With fair-skinned Ellen disguised as a white male planter and William posing as her servant, the Crafts traveled by rail and ship―in plain … read more.

Widening the Circle

Our faith of Unitarian Universalism calls us to do our work for justice. In these times of tumult, of grief and anger, we are called to respond. We answer the call by bringing in the voices that traditionally have been … read more.

Celebrate Kwanzaa

Starting this weekend we take a two-week break from our In-person services. This Sunday we invite you to revisit our virtual service from a year ago, featuring a sermon by our then-guest minister Rev. Anthony Mtuaswa Johnson,

Find out how the 7 principles of Kwanzaa relate … read more.

Living with Intention

It has been said that the difference between “Living with Intention” and setting goals is the difference between being pulled into who we truly are as opposed to setting goals which involve pushing us out into future possibilities.  When we set an intention, we must … read more.

The Power of Joy

The poet Toi Derricotte revolutionized Black feminism with one line in a poem, “joy is an act of resistance.”  The truth is life is meant to be joyous! We are pleasure-seeking beings by nature. Joy makes you younger, more intuitive, smarter, healthier, and more powerful. … read more.

The Call of the Elder

Times, like these, of great uncertainty and upheaval can initiate an acceleration of calling. This call includes the call to awaken the elder and the sage within each person’s heart. In the old wisdom traditions, elders were considered to have one foot firmly on the … read more.

Thanksgiving & Thanksgrieving

It has been four-hundred years since the first Thanksgiving was held, on land renamed Plymouth, Massachusetts. This day marks a celebration for many and a day of mourning for some. We will offer a container for both stories to be recognized. Let us consciously be … read more.