“Church can be that rich resource, the place where we can begin to declare our passions, to focus our energies. A place to find the kindred spirits who can help us. This is freedom of religion. It isn’t dogma. And it isn’t creed. It is the freedom to seek a partnership in the clarification of our passion.”
We have to be about the business of building a just and loving community. We have to
do it here for the people in this room and we have to do it for the people in our region, in this
area, in our neighborhoods. We have to create something that models – I have to model for
you and we as a church have to model for them.
Great Expectations This has been an amazing year at UUCOC with visits from Rev. Dr. Thandeka and UUA President Rev. Peter Morales. What have we learned? They expect great things from us this coming year, but what do we expect from ourselves? – Rev. Mark Walz preached the sermon, asked the questions and made a [...]
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.
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