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Nurturing the Soul, Transcendentalist Style

On this Mother’s Day, we look at how Transcendentalism emerged from a debate within Unitarianism about what it takes to appropriately care for and feed the ever growing human soul. We’ll look at the spiritual practices the Transcendentalists engaged in (including walking in nature, keeping … read more.

Make Nostaliga Great Again

Rev. Susan explores the complicated topic of nostalgia.  As a spiritual longing for the past, it can foster valuable feelings of connection and continuity.  And yet many group based nostalgias, especially national ones, lead to prejudices and even violence. 

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Rites of Spring

Rev. Susan looks at religious holidays and imagery from around the globe that, like Passover, equate Spring with the liberation of all peoples.

Join us at 10:30 AM at our newly renovated and expanded church home at 1574 Franklin Street, Lewis Center, Ohio, or, attend online … read more.

Brown Grace

On the occasion of Earth Day, Rev. Susan looks at what specifically Unitarian Universalist spiritual resources we have to breathe life into what can too often feel like the overwhelming task of addressing climate change. 

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Now You See Me, Now You Don’t

Description: Modern American society is selectively inattentive to people with disabilities. Many individuals with disabilities experience being invisible to the world when they need support, and visible only when they’re objectified as “inspirations.” Seminarian Noa Tobin discusses her experience as a disabled person in society … read more.

The Pluralism Within

An increasing number of Americans hold multiple religious identities, and/or have multiple religious inheritances.  Rev. Susan explores the vast potential as well as possible pitfalls of glorious mixities.

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Hope Arising: A Celebration of Easter

We celebrate Easter with an intergenerational flower celebration and a reflection on the nature of hope.  If possible, bring a cut flower to service for each member of your party.  EASTER EGG hunt immediately after worship.

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First We Make the Beast Beautiful: A Journey Through Anxiety

Commissioned Lay Minister Teri Cornell preaches today about her journey with and through anxiety, a very topical message for these anxious times.

Join us at 10:30 AM at our newly renovated and expanded church home at 1574 Franklin Street, Lewis Center, Ohio, or, attend … read more.

Confessions of a Part Time Skeptic

Rev. Susan wrestles with the role of skepticism in her own life, and in faith in general. 

Join us at 10:30 AM at our newly renovated and expanded church home at 1574 Franklin Street, Lewis Center, Ohio, or, attend online using this link: Join Zoom Meeting

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Disorganized Religion

Many religious liberals connect organized religion with creedalism and hierarchical oppression.  In today’s message, Rev. Susan will talk about the Unitarian Universalist commitment to understand power and authority in ways that preserve collective and individual freedoms. 

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