“Tolerance” used to be one of the unifying principles of our faith. Is it still? (Originally streamed on May 2, 2021.)
Since the 1960s, the terms “welfare” and “welfare state” have been used disparagingly, often with scorn and stereotypes. Let’s examine its history stemming from life during the Blitz in England. (Originally streamed on November 15, 2020.)
The Blitz of England by Nazi Germany holds many parallels to life right now. What can we learn from their experience? (Originally streamed on September 20, 2020.)
Most family trees contain some outlaws or skeletons in the closet–people we might wish to forget or hide away. What do we lose when we cut off part of our heritage? We can find lessons about who we are today, and how we can be … read more.
Right now, our world needs people of character we can turn to, individuals we can trust to model better ways of living and to share factual information, whose honesty and integrity make them worthy of our trust. (Originally streamed on October 25, 2020.)
“Who lives, who dies, who tells your story?” – Hamilton
You have lived through an epoch. Now it’s time to begin putting together our individual and collective stories of this time.
Live Oak is honored to welcome attendees of the Southern Region’s virtual “The Point” summer conference … read more.
Societies have used public censure and shunning to punish social transgressions for thousands of years. Today, our instant communication has added a new twist to this. But after someone is shunned for bad behavior what comes next? How do we, as members of society, leave … read more.
The myth of the glorious Phoenix, the Firebird, rising from the ashes of its former self or from the flames of devastation is attributed to ancient Egypt. It was thought to be a sacred bird associated with the sun god. In subsequent centuries other cultures—Greek, … read more.
Live Oak Members Joel Bercu, Oliver Goss, Cindy La Greca and Carmen Rumbaut, share their thoughts about changes that could be made in the United States so that we might better live into the promise and potential of this nation.
Every year, members give Rev. Joanna their questions, and she answers them in this service. Come join us for answers about Unitarian Universalism, Live Oak, and anything else members have curiosity about.