January 23, 2022 by Rev. Joanna Fontaine Crawford Who are the “teammates” in your life? And what does it mean to be optimistic in 2022? We close out the Ted Lasso series by looking closer at some of the wisdom shared in the Ted Lasso show to see what we might find helpful in the […]
January 16, 2022 by Rev. Joanna Fontaine Crawford In this second sermon in the “Ted Lasso” series, we examine our attitudes – which ones help us build strong relationships and move forward with our goals, and which are barriers?
January 9, 2022 by Rev Joanna Fontaine Crawford We begin our January “Ted Lasso” sermon series with an interactive, ritual-based service called the “Fire Communion.” Come in person Sunday at 10 am for an outdoor service at Live Oak (also Livestreamed) where we honor the past, and let it go. Please bring your own lawn […]
Whose holiday is it, anyway? Historians point out the pagan roots of Yule amidst voices calling for a more religious and less inclusive Christmas. In truth, the holiday has always been a melding of traditions, a pluralistic celebration of humanity and the world in which we find ourselves.
Across the United States, people are showing up at school board meetings to protest various recent controversies. But there is an underlying battle that has been waged since 1848 when Unitarian Horace Mann said “Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of […]
There is one thing you can change in your theological thinking that will allow you to live a happier and more fulfilled life and will also make you more effective at designing a world that you want to live in. And both our Unitarian and Universalist ancestors knew this.