Presented by the Children’s Religious Exploration class of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Wichita, this video explores the principles of Unitarian Universalism and what it means to practice them. This film was written and designed entirely by the kids.
I’m not going to speak with any of the newly elected Congressmen or Senators, or even President Obama. Instead, a coalition of unemployed workers, underemployed workers and community leaders — including … read more.
(A shorter version of Reverend David Carter’s message will be published on the Opinion Page of the Wichita Eagle, most likely Sunday, March 23rd, according to Phillip Brownlee, Opinion Editor. Watch for it and share it with friends.)
An Unsubtle Message
The unsubtle message of the … read more.
(Del Smith heard Forrest Church speak at her UU Church in Long Beach, CA, in 1998. She now admits that she was excited that he was the speaker, but only because his father was the late Frank Church, liberal senator (ID). Rev. Church’s message … read more.
Unitarian Universalist Beliefs in Action
There is a surge at twelve o’clock sharp and a steady stream for awhile thereafter. Some are families with … read more.
The Trouble with Triangles: Being the Best Third Party You Can Be in Church Conflicts
(Louis Goseland, Chair of First UU’s Social Action Task Force, keeps the congregation up to date on social justice issues where we can make a difference. Attend a Task Force meeting—every Sunday at 12:15 at the church–to know more about the issues we are … read more.
(This week’s blogger is Del Smith, a Unitarian Universalist since the early 60s. Back in the day she served as “Sunday School Superintendent.” Her experience teaching UU kids, plus the congregation’s social activism, influenced her decision to become a public school teacher.)
“…Some beliefs are like … read more.
(Mary Erickson has been coming to church for three to four years, but only joined six months ago. She has committed to working on the St. Paul’s project with the Social Justice activists. She is a talented artist has has done a couple of … read more.
(Jamey Findling was raised a UU in Louisville, Kentucky and has been a member of First UU since moving to Wichita in 2003 to take a job teaching philosophy at Newman University. A past and present board member, he is currently helping revise the … read more.
(Louis Goseland has been a familiar figure around First UU for the past few years. He is usually in a back row during the service. Lately he’s been leaving during the closing hymn so that he can meet with the other social justice … read more.
I was 18 when I dropped out of the Southern Baptist Convention. At one time I had been a very gung-ho believer. When I was a freshman in high school, I thought I should attend Sunday school, then church Sunday morning, Sunday evening, and … read more.
In ’67, I responded to a spiritual “call” and began dedicating a half hour each day to a meditation practice which I continue to perform to this day. … read more.