Topic: Beloved Community

Sticking with Love

Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “I have decided to stick with love. Hate it too great a burden to bear.” We are people who claim “love” as the only doctrine of our church, and this Sunday we kick off our UU tradition of 30 … read more.


I grew up with a television, and during the holiday season that meant Christmas specials. Every year the Rankin and Bass stop motion specials would play. I would watch Rudolph, Santa Claus, and everyone’s favorite villain the Burgermeister Meisterburger. Then there was Frosty and my … read more.

Reflecting on Stillness in Advent

This Sunday marks the second week in Advent. With Advent comes hope, love, and peace. This Sunday I will be lighting candles and talking about the warmth of love and the peace of stillness that comes through our connections to family, friends, and church. I … read more.


At it’s core the story of Stone Soup is about the community–the community that sings together, hopes together, and eats together. The story is about what we can accomplish when we stop thinking in terms of scarcity and begin to share with each other.

Although this … read more.