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Decolonizing Thanks Giving

Unitarian Universalism’s history, during the Civil War era, is directly connected to the creation of the mythos supporting the US Thanksgiving holiday and the historically inaccurate and harmful colonial narrative of “Pilgrims and the Indians,” and the pageant traditions that perpetuate these harms.  In recent … read more.

MEDICINE SOUP

Luke and Linda Black Elk

Luke and Linda Black Elk are food sovereignty activists and teachers of traditional plant uses, gardening, food preservation, and foraging. They spend their time collecting and preparing traditional foods and medicines for Indigenous peoples and communities in North Dakota, South Dakota, … read more.

TIME, TALENT AND TREASURE

Our Board of Directors expand on the various faces of Stewardship encouraging a vital and strong community.

All Hallows Eve

For most of us, Halloween is a secular holiday that has lost all religious connections with saints and souls of the beloved dead. During this service, we will explore how the ancient religious holiday Samhain (SOW-en) morphed into the modern-day Halloween, how Pagans now celebrate … read more.

TAIZE

Music, Contemplation and Thoughtful words.

IN CELEBRATION OF LGBT HISTORY MONTH

Speakers:

Gabriela Balf

Liz Anderson

LGBT History Month is an annual month-long observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. In celebration a story is told.

Podcast

https://youtu.be/zeHItq9BdNg
Youtube video

LIVING INTO THE FUTURE

Speaker: Bill Patrie

My talk focuses on how a desired future can influence daily life. I used personal examples of growing up in a small community and experiencing the greater world. Those experiences, life lessons, helped identify blind spots that had kept me from seeing reality-not … read more.