Sun, 25 December 2011
Unitarian Universalists have long emphasized the humanity and teachings of Jesus, but for many of us it is difficult to see past the traditional portrayals of Jesus as a divine being. Two religious teachers who bring a Buddhist perspective-Thich Nhat Hanh and Paul F. Knitter can help us approach Jesus again.
Sun, 18 December 2011
Every great religion of the world has looked forward to the coming of a Messiah, and, what's more, most even share the story of a virgin birth. From ancient Egyptian mythology to Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, and Christianity, the stories are remarkably similar, and many are celebrated around the time of the winter solstice. This Sunday the UUCA Choir will be exploring these stories through music and readings dawn from different cultures and theologies to illuminate the similarities among these stories
Sun, 11 December 2011
It has been said that "the most precious element of life is wonder". The December holidays call up wonders of all sorts: the change of seasons, Hanukkah, Christmas, a new year, family, friendships and more are all immersed in wonder. Is it too much for you, for us? Join me this morning to explore our sixth sense: the sense of wonder!