9 & 11 AM
Unitarian Universalism draws on six sources of wisdom and our congregants have a wide range of beliefs about important religious questions. This morning we explore the beauty and challenges of our UU experiment: how can religious community be created among people of such diverse theologies and practices? This is also […]
Rev. Elizabeth Bukey
9 & 11 AM
The Christian holiday of Pentecost uses images of fire to represent the presence of the Holy. Our UU denomination uses a cup of flame as its symbol. On this day we explore the origins of both traditions, and how we can honor the messages of service, welcome, and inclusion within them.
Most of us dislike change. But it’s also inevitable. On this Sunday, we explore how we address change and move into transformation.
Alice Walker wrote, “Hard times require furious dancing.” Today we explore the way art and joy are connected to struggles for justice and a fulfilling life.
Practicing compassion starts at home. This morning, we learn about the importance of practicing self-compassion. This is the second sermon in our series on Compassionate Living, inspired by Karen Armstrong’s book Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life.https://chaliceuucongregation.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/10-16-2016-compassion-for-ourselves-02.mp3
All religions believe in compassion. This morning, we orient ourselves to the idea of compassion, and the ways in which cultivating compassion runs through humanity’s wisdom traditions. This is the first in our sermon series on Compassionate Living, inspired by Karen Armstrong’s book Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life.
Despite work toward gender equality, expectations about what it means to be “male” or “female” inform so many aspects of our society. In honor of San Diego Pride week, Rev. Elizabeth explores the complexity of gender.
We live in a world of inner and outer turmoil. How do we address anxiety and frustration in healthy ways?
As our Muslim neighbors begin the holy month of Ramadan, we explore what Islam has to offer Unitarian Universalists. How might wisdom from Islam inspire us in our ethical and spiritual lives? Rev. Elizabeth will draw on her seminary studies of Islam and her relationship with colleagues who identify as UU-Muslims to reflect on covenant […]
We aspire to be a beacon of justice, joy, and love in our community. But that’s a pretty radical proposal in a society that is full of oppression, disconnection, and fear. What risks do we face in living out our vision, and where do we find our courage?