I have a clear vision of what a Unitarian Universalist congregation should mean to its members; what it should offer and provide to those who are part of its extended community. The core of that vision is the congregation as a “learning laboratory” – a … read more.
Category: Blog Posts
When I think of leadership, I think of a person in charge. Yet, to be in charge implies there is someone to be in charge of-and I believe that starts with one’s self. When I looked up leadership, Webster defined it as, “the action of … read more.
Many years ago, I became a mediator. I did not plan to become a mediator, or even really want to – I was one of those intense rational types who believe that if something is worth doing, it worth doing with a lot of … read more.
Democracy, our worship theme for November, is a system of government “of the people, by the people, and for the people,” as the old quote goes. Democratic governments require people to work together. And we have work to do together. Beyond governing ourselves and resolving … read more.
Did you know that you are a member of our Safe Congregation Ministry, by virtue of your membership at UUCP? Congratulations! In order to have a strong safety culture, everyone needs to feel responsible for safety and pursue it on a daily basis. It’s not … read more.
Our Unitarian Universalist faith tradition is grounded in our shared values and commitments, expressed in the seven principles that were first written over 30 years ago, and have been democratically adopted by the approximately 1,000 member congregations of the Unitarian Universalist Association. Each and all … read more.
When I first heard, years ago, that the word “Democracy” was nowhere in the Constitution or the Declaration of Independence, I was startled. Surely, this was not true. Our government is a Democracy! But true it is. As it turns out, our Founders actually feared … read more.
by Bunny Hodas
Part of me feels like I’m having a Faith Crisis. I’ve been feeling unheard and discounted. I’m pretty sure I’m not alone in these feelings. What I know is that I can’t control or change anyone except myself. I also know that my … read more.
The Right of Conscience and the Use of the Democratic Process Within Our Congregations and in Society at Large
Teaching each person that their voice is important requires us to also teach each other all of the different ways that one can raise their voice. … read more.
First, we want to THANK YOU for participating in both the congregational survey and our Cottage Meeting services! On Sunday, November 18, the MSC will be your service leaders for a special service where you will hear about the results of our congregational survey and … read more.