Rev. Margret A. O’Neall

Identity, Language and Access

Living into our vision to be radically inclusive, we learn to use our language and structures in ways that respect people of all identities and abilities. Let us embark with courage and openness on the learning path as we become truly welcoming to all.

Congregation on the Cusp

Transitions raise many questions about how we live into our potential, learning to respond to changing times. This is especially true as this congregation articulates your dreams for the future ministry here. What does it mean to be on the cusp of change, living a … read more.

The Eternal and the New

Water is universal, eternal, ever-changing. Each year we celebrate a new program year with the ritual of Water Communion. Flowing in continuity and change, returning to familiar spaces, we welcome the new into our lives. Bring water to share from home or summer travels, or use water we … read more.

Embrace the Elephant

We talk a lot about elephants as a metaphor for something large and mysterious – the elephant in the room, or perhaps perceiving parts of the elephant without understanding the whole. How do we learn to embrace, to cherish, to engage with the elephants in … read more.

Beyond Belief

Unitarian Universalists have been called “freethinking mystics with hands” – faithful people who will not be bound to a static creed, and who commit to a practical religion, a religious practice of making a difference. What does it mean to be part of a religion … read more.

Re-Creation

Summer is a time for renewal — a time to change the pattern, to replenish our resources, to re-create ourselves. The Jewish mystical Kabbalah tradition speaks of Tikkun olam, which translates as “repairing the world.” As people of faith, we are called to repair the … read more.

Nourishing Each Other

Nourishing and being nourished is part of our life in community, a source of renewal for our minds, bodies and spirits. Nourishing each other in mutuality supports our mission to welcome all, building religious community as we are called to share journeys, grow in spirit, … read more.

Sharing the Journey

Where have we come from, what are we becoming, where are we going? In the past months we have journeyed through the first phase of this transitional time, honoring the past, looking forward to adventures ahead. How do we stay open to possibility as the … read more.