Speaker: Wendy Raunig

Community Sunday

We celebrate our community by welcoming new members to it, thanking our volunteers, and preparing for a congregational meeting. Join us for the culmination of our program year as we ease into summertime.

Good Grief: Embracing Grief and the Trouble with Not Doing So

We experience grief after people who are dear to us die. Yet there are pressures to quickly “get over it” and “move on.” If we succumb to the them, the suppressed response will likely return to bite us and may be transferred across generations. That’s an evil that does not serve us. We’ll look back … Continue reading Good Grief: Embracing Grief and the Trouble with Not Doing So

Does democracy begin at home?

The “Father Knows Best” family structure is still around in U.S. families. It’s difficult to change culture, even if we think we have embraced household equity and fairness. Are there links between authoritarian households and political views?

Olympia Brown: A Universalist Origin Story

In 1863, Olympia Brown was ordained as a Universalist minister, becoming the first woman to be ordained with the official approval of a national denomination. Her journey to win that right on behalf of women was beset by setbacks, scorn, and ridicule. Not only did she prevail, but she didn’t rest on those laurels: she … Continue reading Olympia Brown: A Universalist Origin Story