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“Beautiful Yawp”

This year marks Walt Whitman’s 200th birthday. In honor of Whitman and today’s Saratoga Pride Festival, we explore how his ideas about self, sensuality, and beauty are appealing to a Unitarian Universalist faith.

“Shy About Blossoming”

In this, our annual flower communion service, we combine our blossoms into one big bouquet and wonder about why, with the potential for such beauty, we can be shy about blossoming.

“Living the Curious Faith”

In many ways, Unitarian Universalism is a faith of, and perhaps in, curiosity. We explore ways that curiosity can be a spiritual path that leads to transformation.

“Broken World, World of Resurrection”

For those of us who look to nature as a source of religious wisdom and spiritual inspiration, what happens when the earth suffers from human-caused climate disruption? What does spiritual wholeness for religious naturalists look like under conditions of climate change? How is the resurrection of our spirits connected to the resurrection of the earth?

“Cracks Filled with Gold: Exploring Salvation”

In this season of Lent, Passover, and Easter, one of the main religious concerns is about salvation. The word “salvation” comes from a root meaning “whole.” As a way of exploring what salvation might be, we explore what it means to be whole.