A Holy Darkness

December 4, 2022 by Rev. Joanna Fontaine Crawford. It is the time of the days getting shorter, more dark than light. Darkness provides its own spiritual gifts and as we draw nearer to the solstice, we have the chance to go inward.

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October 23, 2022 by Rev. Joanna Fontaine Crawford and the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Team Unitarian Universalist congregations are looking to make our commitment to anti-racism/anti-oppression clear, while also doing our own internal work, through considering adding an 8th Principle to our historic principles.

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Surviving the Apocalypse

October 16, 2022 by Rev. Joanna Fontaine Crawford. You’re not being melodramatic. We are facing existential threats to democracy, human rights, and the earth itself. But there are some keys to surviving and even thriving. (Sadly, the live stream for this service suffered numerous technical problems.)

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Big Queer Joy

October 9, 2022 by Rev Joanna Fontaine Crawford. Tuesday is “Coming Out Day.” There is much for the LGBTQIA+ world to be concerned about right now. But we can also celebrate our culture and the happiness of living our authentic lives.

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WE Talk About Bruno

September 18, 2022 by Rev. Joanna Fontaine Crawford There has been a movement this past year to censor what students can learn and read about — Critical Race Theory, LGBTQUIA+, unvarnished history, etc. Not here at Live Oak, and not in Unitarian Universalism.

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