This is the Great Awakening

Tell the Children That This is the Great Awakening with Rev. Jim Coakley The poet Rachel Kann believes we are in a paradigm shift in history.  We are awakening to the truth, for better or for worse, and building a new way of being, loving, and living. Rev. Jim Coakley’s UU roots are grounded in […]

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On Belonging

On Belonging with The Rev. Brian Mason Today we will explore why Church/Fellowship Membership matters, especially today, in our increasingly unchurched world. The Reverend Brian Mason has served as minister at the First Universalist Unitarian Church of Wausau since 2017. Previously, Brian served as the David & Norma Lewis Ministerial Intern at the First Unitarian […]

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Ghost Stories

Ghost Stories with The Rev. Suzelle Lynch Our lives, our culture and our congregation are full of stories – stories of hope and hurt, stories that can heal us and some that haunt us! As we move toward the ghost-friendly holidays of Samhain and All Saints, let’s explore the power of stories. The Rev. Suzelle […]

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Am I Courageous?

Am I Courageous? with Rev. Karon Sandberg When we think of courage we think of heroic people who step up and do something extraordinary.  Movies show us superheroes who always save the day. In contrast, we rarely see ourselves in that role.  Let’s admit it, life has been pretty out of control lately.  And yet we are […]

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Clarence Jordan – What a Life!

Clarence Jordan – What a Life! with Dick Smythe How many of us have a faith we would die for?  How many of us have a faith not  only held in spite of evidence but a faith lived in scorn of the consequences?  How many of us would continue to hold a faith resulting in […]

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Why?

WHY? with Terry Goode Today’s message asks why about ”the interdependent web of all existence” (UU principle #7)…writ large.  Why is there something rather than nothing?  Why is there a universe at all?  The scientific answer (The Big Bang) and the religious answer (The Creation) are essentially the same!  Both assume a beginning.  But there […]

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Surviving as an Alzheimer’s Caregiver

My Two Elaines: Learning, Coping, and Surviving as an Alzheimer’s Caregiver with Marty Schreiber—the 39th Governor of WI Marty Schreiber shares his 18-year experience of watching his wife Elaine transform into a person who no longer recognizes her husband and children. His message for fellow caregivers: There is hope in the sorrow and strength in […]

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The God of Your Understanding Part II

The God of Your Understanding Part II with Rev. Joan Shiels I used to have this really great dog. She came from the pound. She was a mixture of about ten different breeds, but seemed to have inherited the finest features of them all.  She was brown. When people asked me, “What kind of dog is that?” […]

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Dismantling Ableism

Dismantling Ableism: A Rallying Call For Allies with Pey Carter Most people know that June is Pride Month celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community but few people know that July is Disability Pride Month.  Join guest speaker, Pey Carter, as they discuss the great difference between the two including the level of support from allies along with their […]

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