Redefining Freedom with Bret Bicoy  

A life well lived calls you to commit yourself to a few of the institutions that were embedded in the ground before you were born and will be here after you die.  It is accepting the gifts of those who came before us, taking on the responsibility of preserving and improving those institutions, and then passing those institutions on as gifts to […]

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How do two very different peoples/nations, both of whom suffered unbelievable cruelty, mass starvation, homelessness, and a complete lack of any meaningful federal assistance, find a way to demonstrate a remarkable lesson of joint compassion and generosity?  This story is not widely known but its lesson is timeless and is still being demonstrated today.  May […]

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In 2021, Representative Sheila Jackson Lee introduced the bill H.R.40 to the House of Representatives. H.R.40 is a commission to study and develop reparation proposals for African Americans. The Unitarian Universalist Church community is invited to join in conversation facilitated by speaker and friend of the UU, Tracey Robertson, CEO of QUAD DEI Consultants to consider […]

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Our world has felt upside down for quite awhile. Some social scientists say we are on the cusp of a philosophical revolution where we will need to reexamine the way we think about almost everything. I began to wonder if all of our discomfort as a nation has more to do with needed change than the […]

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Last Dance with Jeff Pearcy   

We never know when life changes end up in a last dance.  Often as we age these events are forced on us, but occasionally we chose to have a last dance and take our lives in a different Direction.  Jeff will explore this concept and invite us to consider the last dance times of our […]

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I am Gaia’s imperfect lover, and I suspect you are, too. This Earth Day let’s consider our relationship with Mother Earth by reflecting on first impressions, both from childhood and from our own long-ago introduction to Door County. If love is a verb, how are we showing affection? And what can we learn from past […]

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What is your responsibility, and what is not yours to carry?  How does our desire to help in this world show up?  Join us for a rich conversation about the spiritual and ethical principles that shape what we owe one another. Steve Sieck is a seminarian at Meadville-Lombard Theological School and candidate for UU ministry.  […]

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In today’s world it seems as if there are so many endless conflicts between rival nations, and, as a result, innocent civilians are injured, people flee as refugees, and generations are marred by violence.  Yet, it is possible to move from War to Peace.  Drawing on her 20 years of work in West Africa and […]

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