Unitarian Universalism does not have a mandatory set of beliefs or a restrictive creed. Each member is free to seek religious and spiritual development according to the dictates of conscience and intellect. Join us each week as our fellowship explores spirituality.
August 19, 2018 "What's So Radical About Hospitality and Inclusion?" Rev. Marisol Caballero
Description:"Radical" hospitality and "radical" inclusion are often-heard buzzwords in liberal religious circles and even the annual utopian experiment that is Burning Man. Where did this concept come from? What are the socio-religious origins of hospitality and inclusion? What makes practicing either more radical than the run-of-the-mill, old-fashioned hospitality and inclusion? What are the theological implications for UUs of such terms and practices?
August 12, 2018 "Hurry Up and Wait" Minister Krista Weber Huang
Sometimes life comes in fits and spurts. We’ve worked and pushed and focused nearly to the point of exhaustion and then suddenly we’re left waiting, feeling like nothing is happening. But is waiting really that passive? Let’s explore together this Sunday how we can make the most of this often frustrating rhythm of life as our new minister, Krista Weber Huang, introduces herself before going on maternity leave.
August 5, 2018 “Caring About Truth: Part II” Rev. Karl Brown
San Marcos Unitarian Universalist Fellowship - What does it mean, concretely and as a practical matter, to care about truth itself as distinct from merely the acquisition and exploitation of specific truths?
July 29, 2018 "Desperate Love" Rev. Valda Jean Combs
What kind of love would it take to give up everything you hold dear, leaving home and the comfort of the familiar to walk with both terror and temerity into the great unknown?
July 22, 2018 "When All Else Fails, Retreat!" Rev. Betty Skwarek
If you are in a war, retreat means you are losing and need to back up. If you are at peace, retreat means going to a place of rest and rejuvenation. Such a difference! When we are overwhelmed by all that goes on around us, how do we find that place of peace that allows us to regroup for a better day.
Rev. Betty Skwarek is a Community Minister affiliated with Live Oak Unitarian Universalist Church in Cedar Park, Texas.
July 15, 2018 "Which Is Worst?" Rev. Marisol Caballero
San Marcos Unitarian Universalist Fellowship July 15, 2018
A favorite comedy podcast of mine, Unhappy Hour, has a segment called, “Which is Worst.” (Poor grammar intended.) It’s a silly version of the game, “Would You Rather?,” yet from today’s headlines of national and global evils, I increasingly find myself wondering if we aren’t presented each day with a menu of: bad, worse, worst. Is it possible to have a faith-filled response without ruining our health, hardening our hearts, and aband