Once a year this beloved community gathers the financial resources to support our many life saving ministries, both inside and outside the Fellowship. This is not only a matter of necessity, it is a way to live in the spirit of abundance and possibility. The … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Krista Taves
Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year in the Jewish calendar, is a time of atonement and making amends. We will recognize Yom Kippur by engaging what atonment means in the context of the struggle for gender equality. This service is our contribution to … read more.
In any human community, whether in a family, a place of work, or a community organization, it’s important to take time to breathe, look at where you’ve come from, who you’ve become, and where you want to go. It’s one of the ways we love … read more.
We know that the planet is warming and that humans are the cause. We have a growing sense of urgency as the crisis mounts. We make personal changes while seeking larger solutions. In this service we will anchor in the 2nd UU principle, that we … read more.
This year’s service at the Great River Folk Fest will feature a sermon by Rev. Krista Taves and music by Wisconsin artist Johnsmith. Please note this off-site service starts at 9 am, concluding at 10 am.
When 1980s rock band Bon Jovi released their hit single, “Livin’ on a Prayer” in 1986, North America had just barely recovered from the early 80s recession. It was clear that the unbridled economic growth that many took for granted after World War 2 was … read more.
In the 1800s, Unitarian and Universalist women were at the forefront of 1st wave feminism. They transformed motherhood from a private family matter into a political force to be reckoned with. We will celebrate their successes, own their shortcomings, and draw on their learnings.
Our theme … read more.
In the 19th century, Unitarians and Universalists left behind the doctrine of original sin, which says that humans are born depraved, and the doctrine of atonement, which says that Jesus died for those sins. Without these doctrines, what is left of Easter? More than you … read more.
As Christians begin Holy Week, Jews are preparing for Passover, which begins on Friday. The Passover Seder celebrates the journey of the Ancient Israelites out of slavery in Egypt. But it also offers much for those who strive for freedom today.
We are in a crisis of truth, tempted pick and choose our facts as they suit short term goals that feel infinite in their magnitude. How do we choose truth when truth is inconvenient?