A very special Sunday – Oct. 3rd at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff 3839 W. Kiest Blvd. Dallas TX 75233 214.337.2429 Phil Jones will be in our pulpit at 10:00am for the Sunday Service and the Workshop will take place at 12:00. Please note that there is no fee for the event! ~ [...]
Last week I painted the world, and that weekend I attended the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade 2010. This parade, the largest in Texas, has been held for the last twenty-seven years, and is Dallas’s annual gay pride parade. This year, as in others, NTAUUS (the North Texas Association of Unitarian Universalist Societies) had a [...]
Some have called Beth’s music folk, pop, folk-pop, country-folk, Americana, etc. Beth prefers to say it is soulful, organic, free-range, barefoot music delivered through a high energy communicator of joy. …The Fort Worth Star-Telegram calls Beth “a superb singer-songwriter whose versatility discourages labeling.” So, call it what you will, but listen with mind and heart [...]
A special presentation was co-sponsored by the ACLU of Texas and the UUCOC on September 15th, 2010. A recording of the presentation is now available here as an MP3 file. RT 32:42 A good turnout greeted American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Texas’ Executive Director Terri Burke. Ms. Burke addressed the State Board of Education’s [...]
Calling for unity, religious leaders of many faiths gathered at the Majid Al Islam in downtown Dallas on the anniversary of the Sept. 11th attacks. The ministers, including our own Rev. Mark Walz, met Saturday at Dallas’ oldest mosque by invitation of the Muslim Community Center and the Dallas Peace Center. Diane Jennings of The [...]
… how often we came across those moments in history where burning the author seemed to be required. That burning the words themselves, the manuscripts, the books, the poetry – was not enough. We had to burn them too, for fear that they would simply take up pen again. Or camera, or recording machine, or printing press.
129 08.29.10 – A Pistol in the Pulpit – Louisa May Alcott, Julia Ward Howe, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton chose Unitarian Theodore Parker as their minister. His congregation grew to 7,000. Always controversial and steadfast in his beliefs, his words influenced Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address and the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Rev. Mark Walz delivered [...]
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