Ram Mohan Roy: A Unitarian in India with Thomas Howard Ram Mohan Roy was a Bengali Brahmin, who in 1821 helped organize the Calcutta Unitarian Society.  In 1828, the Society transformed into the Brahmo Samaj, which called for the radical reform of Hinduism and became central to the development of modern Bengali culture.  He published […]

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It’s Difficult to Offer Love and Compassion When I Want to Punch You in the Face with Rev. Karon Sandberg A provocative title, I know.  But admit it, no matter which side of the fence we are standing on, we are all too familiar with these feelings.  Politics and the pandemic have pushed us further […]

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What Happens When We Die?

We all want to know, don’t we? Different faith traditions tell us different things. The Christian faith says that we will have eternal life with God. Hindu and Buddhist faiths tell us that we will be reincarnated into another life until we reach enlightenment. The Jewish faith says that we can not really know but […]

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The Interdependent Web

To love is an essential part of what makes us human. We first learn about love from our family of origin. Some of us are lucky to be enveloped in unconditional love from the moment we arrive. Others of us may only receive carefully dished out portions of love that carry expectations and limitations. Others […]

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Wrestling with Love

To love is an essential part of what makes us human. We first learn about love from our family of origin. Some of us are lucky to be enveloped in unconditional love from the moment we arrive. Others of us may only receive carefully dished out portions of love that carry expectations and limitations. Others […]

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The Science of Forgiveness

Did you know that being able to forgive actually affects your physical body? Studies show that opening up to forgiving ourselves or others can lower blood pressure and reduce stress. Join us as we look into forgiveness, its intentions, its challenges and its long term effects on our lives. Rev. Karon Sandberg is a hospice […]

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The Challenges of Empathy

When our friends are hurting, it’s hard to know what to do or to say. We are often left feeling helpless and useless when we can’t fix our loved one’s hurt. How does one empathize in ways that can truly help our friends or even ourselves when life brings us to our knees? Rev. Karon […]

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Amazing Grace

What exactly is this thing called Grace? It is something we have all experienced at times in our life, but where does it come from? Who or what bestows it? Is it always available to us or is it something that only happens on occasion? Join us as we look more deeply into the sacred […]

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Friending Jesus

As Unitarian Universalists, many of us struggle with the idea that Christ is the only path to the Sacred. Many of us come from Christian faith traditions and so the lessons and model of Christ is appealing and something we can embrace. For others it may seem limited and less inclusive and a reminder of […]

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Our art gallery currently displays the work of DarRen Morris. He is an African American who has been incarcerated for an unintentional death. He takes responsibility for his mistake and is dedicated to help youth from making similar mistakes. His paintings are beautiful and thoughtful. It’s difficult to believe that he is being held for life […]

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