Scott Grey | September 29, 2009
Consent or Coercion – In this second of five sermons based on the Five Smooth Stones essays, Rev. Mark Walz addresses how right relationship, formed among humans, must always be built on mutual, free consent. ( (19:34)
Scott Grey | September 25, 2009
Revelation Is Not Sealed. This is the first of five sermons based on a series of essays called the Five Smooth Stones. Rev. Mark Walz discusses how Revelation and Truth are not closed systems and shares how, like a beautiful new rose, the Universe is still opening its secrets to us.
jace_donaldson | September 21, 2009
I read an article tonight that inspired me & gave me pause. It dealt with the radical notion that children should be bored – from this boredom stems great creativity and innovation. It made me think of my own adult life, and how schedules, email reminders, and errands have taken much of the natural joi de [...]
Melissa Bartell | September 18, 2009
It was the spring of 1997 and I was treating one of my dearest friends and colleague, after hours in my clinic after a long day of seeing very complicated orthopedic medicine and chronic pain patients. Ron was a 57 year old psychologist who was scheduled the following morning to have a thoracotomy performed in [...]
Melissa Bartell | September 16, 2009
The following is from Amy, and is cross-posted here with her permission: On Friday evening I was volunteering for Planned Parenthood at the Women’s Expo and learned that they will be hosting a discussion on sex education in the schools at our church on Sept. 17 from 6:30 to 8 pm. I posted a flyer [...]
Scott Grey | September 14, 2009
Creating a Shared Ministry – Rev. Mark Walz follows the recent sermons on Unitarianism, Universalism, and Unitarian Universalism with an exploration of how we can take this new Religion, formed from the merger of two great traditions, and change the world.
jace_donaldson | September 13, 2009
Despite spending vast amounts of money and helping to create the world’s largest nonprofit sector, philanthropists have fallen far short of solving America’s most pressing problems. What the nation needs is “catalytic philanthropy”—a new approach that is already being practiced by some of the most innovative donors. Here is a thought-provoking article from The Stanford [...]