In honor of Black History Month this February, join Matthew Pargeter-Villarreal for a reflection on the story of Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, a black female Unitarian abolitionist, suffragist, and women’s rights advocate, whose incredible history and story is a reminder of the prophetic voices throughout … read more.
Speaker: Matthew Pargeter-Villarreal
In the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s tireless commitment to the ongoing realization of social justice, how can we as smaller congregations—with limited members and limited resources—find ways to honor Dr. King’s memory by imagining ways that we can recommit ourselves to the … read more.
In all of the crazy chaos of the holiday season, many people forget that after Thanksgiving and before Christmas, there is a season that is observed in the Christian calendar called Advent–whose name comes from the Latin word for “coming.” Join Matt Pargeter-Villarreal for a discussion … read more.
The topic of salvation is a theme that is discussed in many different faith traditions. We as Unitarian Universalists ascribe to a belief in “universal salvation.” But just what exactly does that mean? And, more importantly, what does that mean for how we view and … read more.
We, as a society, have become accustomed to defining how far a person as come on their journey through life by the measure of the successes they have achieved. But as much as we may not like to admit it our failures also have a … read more.
For those in the LGBTQIA + community, Pride Fest celebrations—held in many communities in September and October—are about emergence; taking the bold step to live openly and publicly as who they are. For many of us, life after the pandemic is learning to emerge in … read more.