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The Road not Traveled

Betty Mills

A reprise program from October 10, 2019.

Betty Mills, a founding member, recalls the startup of our Fellowship and her own personal journey.

HUMAN CONDITION

Rev. Sharon Dittmar

American society has acculturated us to ideas about how our bodies should look and function. There are norms for everything from weight to brain functioning. Many of us spend a good deal of time trying to meet these norms in defiance of our … read more.

SPIRIT IN PRACTICE SERIES

This service will be ONLINE only.

Spirit in Practice, like Unitarian Universalism, affirms many definitions of spirituality. One need not believe in God or a supernatural “spirit” to be spiritual or to have a spiritual practice. In essence, our spirituality is our connection with the … read more.

THIS I BELIEVE

Marnie Piehl

Marnie Piehl uses her own journey to illustrate the Unitarian Universalist fourth principle calling for a free and responsible search for truth and meaning.

REALISTIC HOPE & HOPEFUL REALISM

Rev. Phillip Lund

According to recent surveys of religion in America, a continued decline of church membership seems inevitable. What does this mean for we who enjoy the social benefits that belonging to a religious community provide? How do we manage the tension between hope and … read more.

WHAT IF I ONLY HAD 30 DAYS TO LOVE?

On this Side with Love Sunday we have the opportunity to share a service featuring stirring music, deep-hearted reflection, and moving testimonies from a range of UU leaders. This service will be hybrid. You can join us online or in person (masks required).

Order of … read more.

WIDENING THE CIRCLE OF CONCERN

This Sunday we will be visiting Minnesota Valley UU Fellowship. This service will be hybrid. You can join us online or in person (masks required).

In 2020, the UUA Commission on Institutional Change issued the report, Widening the Circle of Concern. The committee that worked on … read more.

IMBOLC: A TIME OF RENEWAL

Karen Fay Thompson

Perhaps one of the most quietly exciting Earth-centered religious festivals of the year, Imbolc celebrates the beginning of spring. In this program, we will review the history of this ancient holiday and see how the Church adapted it to St. Brigid’s Day to … read more.

THE CRITICAL ROLE OF RACE IN AMERICA

Don Morrison

Don Morrison will tackle the explosion of controversy aimed at critical race theory, discussing what it is, why some Americans are so opposed, and – using UU principles and actions – offer ideas about what we can do to further understanding of black and … read more.