A sense of group identity can be comforting and empowering. But it can also keep us from feeling part of a larger whole. Are identity politics holding us back? This is the second sermon in a 10-part sermon series inspired by the book Active Hope by Chris Johnstone and Joanna Macy.
Rev. Sharon Wylie
It is estimated that 2-5% of the population has borderline personality disorder. This illness can be treated but often goes undiagnosed. This morning we’ll learn more about this disorder and how to support loved ones who have it. This service marks the start of Mental Illness Awareness Week.
Today, we observe our communal Water Ritual, where the blending of waters reminds us of our deep connections to each other. Please bring a small amount of water from your home or other place sacred to you (water will also be provided).
Yom Kuppur, which begins this year at sundown on September 29th, is considered the holiest day of the Jewish calendar, a time for reflection and asking for forgiveness. We honor this High Holy Day by considering how we might offer forgiveness to those who have hurt us the most. Join us for a Unitarian Universalist […]
Things seem pretty bad. How do we keep moving forward when times are tough? This is the first sermon in a 10-part sermon series inspired by the book Active Hope by Chris Johnstone and Joanna Macy.
Think of the amazing objects that make your daily life possible: backpacks, purses, bicycles, water bottles. Today you are invited to bring your treasured objects to church to receive a blessing for the coming year. Congregants who attend school are especially encouraged to bring their backpacks.
Human trafficking is San Diego’s second largest underground economy, after drug trafficking. But most of us know very little about this modern day slavery. Please join us for an educational (and gently worded) service as we consider how we can help.
Rev. Sharon shares her reflections and learnings on all the different ways grief touches our lives.
Do you have something you’ve always wanted to ask a minister, the minister, YOUR minister? Today’s the day to bring your question! Questions will be collected during the service and answered by Rev. Sharon in lieu of a sermon. Children’s questions will be answered during the Time for All Ages, so encourage your little ones […]
The world around us is filled with pleasurable experiences: sounds, sights, things to taste and touch. But too much of a good thing can sometimes be harmful. How do we know when we cross the line from enjoyment to addiction?