Drawing on scripture, history, and spiritual practice, Rohr articulates a transformative view of Jesus Christ as a portrait of God’s constant, unfolding work in the world.
LOVE: A HISTORY BY SIMON MAY Love – unconditional, selfless, unchanging, sincere, and totally accepting – is worshipped today as the West’s only universal religion. To challenge it is one of our few remaining taboos. In this pathbreaking and superbly written book, philosopher Simon May does just that, dissecting our resilient ruling ideas of love…
In last Sunday’s service on UFP history, with our Minister Emerita Anne Orfald, breakout rooms created rich conversations and meaningful sharing about what engages us and keeps us coming. The main themes include Community, Sunday Services, Music Programming, Social Justice, Values and Personal Development.
This past Saturday, October 29th, UFP hosted our first Grounded in Love event, with much warm fall sundrenched success. With more than 20 volunteers contributing, and 80 community members attending, it was an event which highlighted the collaborative, generous and playful spirits of our community.
At our meeting this week, the UFP Board approved the following COVID-19 and music policy, to enable Resonance, the Occasional Singers and any other small groups to rehearse and perform in the Sanctuary under these specific conditions: —- When the Local COVID-19 Risk Index is at Moderate: Resonance and other singing groups are welcome to meet…
Candidates for City Council highlighted Indigenous issues in a recent on-line survey conducted by the Indigenous Allies Working Group (IAWG). The half of candidates who responded shared their current and potential relationships with local Indigenous communities, and other topics.
With COVID spread extreme in the local community, and hospitalizations matching their highest peaks from April and January, our Creative Worship Team has responded to the uncertainty of service planning.We will be online-only for Sunday services through the end of November. We have some truly wonderful services (and other events) planned. Do join in!
Local COVID levels have gone from Moderate to High to VERY HIGH and still rising in the last two weeks. It is frustrating and disappointing and we are trying to make the best of it.
Well, it’s not a shock that cases have been rampant due to many factors including schools starting, a flood of large gatherings, COVID exhaustion and reduced protective standards, change of seasons, and how much all of us want to get back to normal. The curve was turning upward a week ago and is now a…
At once a memoir, a love letter, and an electric work of criticism, Warmth goes to the heart of the defining question of our time: how do we go on in a world that may not?
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