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17-11-12: Do I Matter?

November 11, 2017

Rev. Lyn Oglesby and Jamili Omar

 
© Rev. Lyn Oglesby

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17-11-05: Black Spirituals Matter, Empathy Through Listening

November 5, 2017

Brian Moon, UUCT Director of Music

 
© Brian Moon, PhD

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17-10-29: Connecting with Our Ancestors

October 29, 2017

Southern Arizona CUUPS

Participants: Julie Olson, Carrie Cooper, Brenda Lundt, Jamili Omar, Janice Hayhoe, Kathryn McGinty
 
We present a UU Pagan service that blends familiar elements of our traditional UU services with a traditional Wiccan circle. There will be a guided meditation instead of a message/sermon, We'll be remembering ancestors of our faith and our family. As this is the  Sunday nearest Halloween, and children are welcome to wear their costumes to church and participate in the All Ages story. This is a charming UUCT tradition.
 
© Julie Olson and Carrie Cooper

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17-10-15: State of the Church

October 15, 2017

Rev. Lyn Oglesby


 
© Rev. Lyn Oglesby

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  1. 17-10-08: Roots and Wings
  2. 17-10-01: Coping with Loss
  3. 17-09-24: Coping with Stress
  4. 17-09-17: Compassion
  5. 17-09-10: Turning Point - Imagine!
  6. 17-09-03: World Religions: A Liberal Perspective
  7. 17-08-27: Forgiveness
  8. 17-08-20: No More Hate
  9. 17-08-13: Living a Life of Learning
  10. 17-08-06: Comfort Me
  11. 17-07-30: The Yin and Yang of Public Policy
  12. 17-07-23: Now What Do I Do?
  13. 17-07-16: To Savor the World or Save It
  14. 17-07-09: Why Not Scientism?
  15. 17-07-02: America - Rekindling the Dream
  16. 17-06-25 Hope
  17. 17-06-18: The Meaning of Ministry
  18. 17-06-11: Washing Daily Life's Dust Off Our Souls
  19. 17-06-04: The Lessons from Interim Ministry
  20. 17-05-28: UU-Paganism and Earth-Centered Spirituality Practices
  21. 17-05-21: Creating the Future: Homage to Volunteers
  22. 17-05-14: What is Unitarian Universalist Mother's Day
  23. 17-05-07: Celebrating Agnes Paulsen
  24. 17-04-30: Secular Humanist Jewish Circle
  25. 17-04-09: Who Are We?
  26. 17-03-19: What Is To Be Done?
  27. 17-02-26: Aspire to Love
  28. 17-02-19: Why I Love This Church
  29. 17-02-12: Yes We Can (or the Sermon on the Amount)
  30. 17-02-05: Building the Beloved Community in Arizona
  31. 17-01-29: Return of the Chaos Monster
  32. 17-01-22: Question Assumptions
  33. 17-01-08: Mens Agitat Molem: Mind over Matter
  34. 17-01-01: This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land, the Next Four Years
  35. 16-12-24/25: Christmas Eve/Day
  36. 16-12-18: Oy Vey, Maria
  37. 16-12-11: Is There Any Security?
  38. 16-12-04: Are You a Religious Naturalist?
  39. 16-11-27: Water Protection Action at the Dakota Access Pipeline
  40. 16-11-20: Where Do We Go From Here?
  41. 16-11-13: Giving Life the Shape of Justice
  42. 16-10-30: Are We a Hardy Church?
  43. 16-10-23: The Sky is the Limit!
  44. 16-10-16: Where Do We Go From Here?
  45. 16-10-09: The "We the People" Amendment and the UUA
  46. 16-10-02: Invisible Women: Homlessness in Tucson
  47. 16-09-25: Dying Better in the USA
  48. 16-09-18: In the Interim - A Call to Community
  49. 16-09-11: Optimism for the Future
  50. 16-09-04: Poetry Sunday
  51. 16-08-28: From Dark Gray Skies to Brighter Blue Skies
  52. 16-08-21: How Moral Clarity Fosters Change
  53. 16-08-14: Moving Prayer
  54. 16-08-07: Harmony Is Who We Are
  55. 16-07-31: Seek First to Understand
  56. 16-07-24: What We Can Learn from Others
  57. 16-07-17: Do You Fear the Unknown?
  58. 16-07-10: Love, Hope, Faith and Fun
  59. 16-06-26: Kindness and Ben's Bells
  60. 16-06-19: Amazing Grace
  61. 16-05-22: The Virtue of Sin
  62. 16-05-15: Spiritual Beings
  63. 16-04-10: I Call That Mind Free
  64. 16-04-03: Empowerment- Relating to it All: A Youth led Service
  65. 16-03-20: Elixir of Life
  66. 16-03-13: The Spirit of Generosity and Non-judgment
  67. 16-02-28: Dissecting the Anatomy of Trust: Boundaries and the Vault
  68. 16-02-21: BRAVING Trust
  69. 16-01-31: What Does It Mean to Forgive?
  70. 16-01-17: What Can We Do About Racism?
  71. 16-01-03: Does Size Matter?
  72. 15-12-27: Creating Beloved Community Through the Heart
  73. 15-11-29: Sheep in Wolves' Clothing
  74. 15-11-08: Hearing the Voiceless
  75. 15-10-11: Poetry Sunday
  76. 15-09-27: Changing Lives Through Music
  77. 15-09-06: Public Banking and Economic Inequality
  78. 15-08-09: UUs and the Spiritual
  79. 15-08-02: Interconnectedness Is Not Optional: Viewing Society Through The Lens of Science
  80. 15-07-26: In the Path of the Buddha
  81. 15-07-19: UU Myths
  82. 15-07-12: Finding a Happy Place
  83. 15-07-05: Songs, Identity, and America
  84. 15-06-28: Creating a Sense of Place
  85. 15-06-14: The Peace Corps: Toughest Job You'll Ever Love
  86. 15-05-24: The Healing Power of Music
  87. 15-05-17: Sacred Journeys
  88. 15-05-10: Self Discovery
  89. 2015: UU Testimonials
  90. 15-04-12: And Justice for All
  91. 15-04-05: To Life!
  92. 15-03-29: Youth-Led Service - What is Sacred?
  93. 15-03-08: Esperanza: Bringing Hope
  94. 15-02-15: Beyond Chocolate Hearts: Engaging Men in Making a Safer World for Women
  95. 15-02-08: The Liberal Church Finding its Mission: It's Not About You
  96. 15-02-08: UU Testimonial - Randall Springer
  97. 15-02-01: UU Testimonial - Zoey Speer
  98. 15-01-25: UU Testimonial - Michelle Maliniak
  99. 15-01-25: A Living Tradition
  100. 15-01-18: UU Testimonial - Steve Kraynak & Bob Gorden
  101. 15-01-11: Formed not Transformed by UU (Testimonial)
  102. 15-01-04: Mental Fitness for the New Year! The Tales and Tools of Two Therapists
  103. 14-12-28: My Politically Incorrect Ideas About Christmas
  104. 14-12-21: Mystery of the Big Question (A UU Testimonial)
  105. 14-11-30: Food for Thought
  106. 14-11-23: All You Need Is Love.... seriously?
  107. 14-11-16: Roots, Branches, and Wings
  108. 14-11-09: Lessons from the Town 10 Miles from Sin: Oberlin, Ohio
  109. 14-11-02: Not Just Some but All Souls
  110. 14-10-05: The Wind and the Stillness: Breath as a Tool for connecting Body, Mind, Heart, and Spirit
  111. 14-09-21: Giving Life the Shape of Justice
  112. 14-08-31: The Importance of the Unitarian Universalist Faith
  113. 14-08-24: It's a Man's World: The Spiritual Influence of Patriarchy on the Border
  114. 14-08-03: Annual Poetry Service
  115. 14-07-27: Everybody Eats, or the Spiritual Side of Eating
  116. 14-07-20: What's God Got To Do With It?
  117. 14-07-13: Do We See Through Each Other, Or Do We See Each Other Through?
  118. 14-07-06: Sanctuary: Radical Hospitality
  119. 14-06-29: A Universal Message - world view in Judaism and Modern Israel
  120. 14-06-22: We Are The Ones We've Been Waiting For...
  121. 14-06-15: I Believe in Miracles (just not the Biblical or Hallmark ones)
  122. 14-05-25: What Happened to Easter?
  123. 14-05-11: Mothers, Mothers' Day, and Peace
  124. 14-04-27: No More Deaths 10th Anniversary
  125. 14-04-20: Why Easter?
  126. 14-03-30: The Joy of Music
  127. 14-03-23: Wellspring
  128. 14-03-02: The Fingerprint of Grief
  129. 14-02-16: One in Community
  130. 14-02-09: A Valentine for Liberal Religion
  131. 14-02-02: Discrimination in the New Generation
  132. 14-01-12: Mind, Body, and Spirit
  133. 14-01-05: Friendship in the Digital Age
  134. 13-12-29: Volunteering as a Spiritual Practice
  135. 13-12-22: Teach Us All You Can of Saying "YES!"
  136. 13-12-08: God and Beyond: Spirituality for Today and Beyond
  137. 13-12-01: Opening Into Grace
  138. 13-11-10: Mohammed: Community Builder and Prophet
  139. 13-11-03: You Don’t Fear People Whose Story You Know
  140. 13-10-20: Four Reflections on Trust
  141. 13-10-13: Service, Sacrifice, and Honor
  142. 13-10-06: The Courage to Trust
  143. 13-09-29: Unitarian Universalism is Dead, Long Live Unitarian Universalism
  144. 13-09-15: A Religon for One World
  145. 13-09-08: The One That Comes From Many
  146. 13-09-01: Practice Our Preach
  147. 13-08-25: The Seven Principles of Unitarian Universalism: Guideposts For Living
  148. 13-08-18: Five Smooth Stones of Liberal Religion
  149. 13-08-11: Seeing the Full Spectrum
  150. 13-08-04: Poetry Service
  151. 13-07-28: Private Prisons, Public Problems
  152. 13-07-21: What to Say About the Immigration Reform Legislation
  153. 13-07-14: My Trip to Israel
  154. 13-07-07: Can We Achieve Freedom From Fear, Anger, & Hopelessness?
  155. 13-06-30: From Promise to Commitment
  156. 13-06-23: Your Children or Your Money
  157. 13-06-16: Called
  158. 13-06-09: Beloved Community - Growing Beyond Congregations
  159. 13-06-02: Associating with the Sacred
  160. 13-05-26: Warriors in Training
  161. 13-05-19: Transforming our Lives, Transforming our Faith
  162. 13-05-12: This I Believe
  163. 13-04-28: The Doctrine of Discovery
  164. 13-04-21: Earth and Forgiveness Day
  165. 13-04-14; Truth and Reconciliation
  166. 13-04-07: Pre-forgiven
  167. 13-03-31: Easter Sunday
  168. 13-03-24: Who Are You?
  169. 13-03-17: Reflections on an Old UU Joke
  170. 13-03-10: The Beauty of Brokenness
  171. 13-03-03: The Paradox of Powerlessness
  172. 13-02-17: Evolution as Our Sacred Story
  173. 13-02-10: Standing on the Side of Love!
  174. 13-02-03: Love as a Spiritual Practice
  175. 13-01-27: Beyond Duality to Sanity
  176. 13-01-13: Adopting Goodness, not Evil!
  177. 13-01-06: Fallow Times
  178. 12-30-12: Make Time your Friend!
  179. 12-23-12: A God That Looks Like Me
  180. 12-9-12: Where is God Hiding?!?
  181. 12-2-12: Finding Quiet in a Noisy World
  182. 11-25-12: Transcending Individuality
  183. 11-18-12: How We Love: On Growing a Soul
  184. 11-11-12: Aspirations
  185. 11-4-12: Our Daily Bread
  186. 10-28-12: All About UUCT's Covenant Circles
  187. 10-21-12: The Challenge of Covenants
  188. 10-14-12: Promises
  189. 9-30-12: Beyond Borders - Where Justice and Compassion Cross our Borders
  190. 9-23-12: Is There Meaning in Pain and Suffering?
  191. 9-9-12: Freedom From Fear
  192. 9-16-12: Turning Toward Freedom
  193. 8-26-12: Accepting Gifts, Receiving Grace
  194. 8-12-12: Poetry Sunday
  195. 8-05-12: Immigrants and Tucson's Federal Court
  196. The Interdependent Community: Pathways Out of Poverty
  197. 7-15-12: Reflections on an Old UU Joke
  198. 7-22-12: Intercultural Relations Across Europe
  199. 7-29-12: The Gentle Way: Similarities between Martial Arts and Religion
  200. Bringing It Home
  201. Nothing Less Than Saving the World
  202. Spirituality and Health
  203. Born and Re-born Again
  204. Kindness Can Heal Us
  205. What Do We Really Mean by "Democracy"?
  206. Mercy and Other Non-rational Acts of Kindness
  207. Family Values and Immigration Policy
  208. A Question of Worth and Dignity
  209. Standing on the Side of Fear: How can we stop bullying before it is too late?
  210. Coming Back to Life
  211. Five Steps to Building Beloved Community
  212. Shared Ministry
  213. Bringing Justice to Phoenix
  214. Out of the Garden: Original Sin or Original Blessing?
  215. Come Dream a Dream With Me
  216. Aria in Vermillion
  217. Cowboys, Conmen and Conservatives
  218. Personality and Spirituality
  219. Human Nature
  220. Reality Television and Interfaith Dialogue
  221. The Courage to Love
  222. Where the Paths of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Unitarian Universalism Crossed
  223. I Shall Not Live in Vain
  224. Ordinary Time
  225. An Old Agnostic's Sentimental Xmas: Virginia, Santa, Rudolph, Ralphie, Scrooge, Tiny Tim and Baby Jesus
  226. The Spiritual Benefits of R.I.C.E.
  227. Waiting
  228. What We Are Thankful For
  229. After the Apocalypse: Gratitude
  230. Occupy!
  231. The Worst Mistake the Church (Any Church) Can Make Right Now
  232. Day of the Dead
  233. DOGs and Other Super-Natural Beings
  234. Faith in Pink
  235. Living in a Multi-Religious World
  236. Morality and Human Nature
  237. Entertaining Angels Unaware
  238. Restoring Ruins
  239. DA/GA 2011 and 2012
  240. Coming Home
  241. The Ethical Side of Climate Change: Compassion
  242. Looking in the Mirror: Who are We?
  243. U.S Immigration and Border Policy: A Call for Compassion and Justice
  244. Not Just for Black History Month
  245. Genderqueer and Here
  246. Happy Birthday U.S.A.!
  247. Today's Ancient Wisdom
  248. Keepers of Light
  249. If Not Now, When? (A Look at the Election)
  250. The Flying Trapeze and the Fine Art of Freedom
  251. Trusting Life in the Presence of Death
  252. UUism in the French Speaking World
  253. Our Legacy: Honoring the Past, Looking Forward to the Future
  254. Letters From a Phoenix Jail
  255. What’s Your Worldview?
  256. Blindspots, Rearview Mirrors, and Headlights
  257. A Noisy Silence - Poetry Service
  258. 5 Vital Signs of Spiritual Health
  259. Family Resemblances and 'Language-Games'
  260. Chaos and Creativity
  261. Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Just as Well...Or Better?
  262. Reflections after Fifty Years in Ministry
  263. Don't Wait
  264. The Meaning of Welcome
  265. Independence and Interdependence: Thoughts on both Topics
  266. The Value of Vulnerability
  267. This Land Is My Land -- ?
  268. Spill Baby, Spill
  269. Vessels and Voyages
  270. Grace Across the Ages
  271. Happy 200th Birthday, Margaret Fuller
  272. Coming of Age in an Age of Uncertainty
  273. Be the Change: Three Crucial Changes for Times Such as These
  274. Earth in the Balance
  275. Beyond Local Thinking
  276. The Actual U
  277. Easter: A Time to Forgive
  278. Something About Addictions
  279. Taking a Risk for Justice
  280. Universalism: Past, Present and Future
  281. The Things We Do For Love
  282. Standing on the Side of Love
  283. What I Love About Unitarian Universalism
  284. Violence and Anarchy on the Border
  285. Confronting Evil
  286. I Have a Dream
  287. The State of the Church
  288. Looking Back, Looking Forward
  289. Struggles and Progress in Swaziland
  290. Night of Wonder, Night of Silence
  291. Enumerating God: None, One, or Many
  292. Three Miraculous Births
  293. The Gospel According to St. Lute
  294. The Lost Art of Thinking
  295. Stories of Hope: Guest at Your Table
  296. Question Authority
  297. Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC)
  298. A Conscience is a Terrible Thing to Waste
  299. An Agreement With Life
  300. The Community Food Bank
  301. Universalist Heritage
  302. Class Matters
  303. Wise Restraints That Set Us Free
  304. Free Pulpit, Free Pew
  305. To Whom It May Concern: A Sermon on Prayer
  306. One Family
  307. Poetry Sunday
  308. Who Knows What Will Come To You?
  309. Will the Minister Be Speaking in the Service Today?
  310. Life or Litter? The Value of People and Hope
  311. Parts of the Bible You Do Not Know
  312. Chaplain Stories
  313. Eating as a Spiritual Practice
  314. Gifts of Our Fathers
  315. Faith of Our Fathers
  316. To See Beauty, Even When It’s Not Pretty
  317. A Nomination for the Greatest Unitarian Ever
  318. We Remember
  319. Milestone Moments: A Service of Rituals
  320. Many Hands Make Light Work
  321. Ritual
  322. Earth Day
  323. Music of My Heart
  324. Friendship as Spiritual Practice
  325. Light, Life, Freedom, and Love
  326. Civil Initiative
  327. First Things First
  328. Three Keys for Abundant Living That Will Work Even Now
  329. Divine Creation
  330. Jazz and the Art of Making Justice
  331. Here I Am. Send Me.
  332. And a Child Shall Lead
  333. Getting Unstuck (While the Getting's Good)
  334. Willing to Forgive
  335. Weaving the Web of Trust
  336. New Beginnings
  337. Light One Candle
  338. Find a Stillness
  339. Where Justice and Compassion Cross All Borders
  340. Stone Soup for Thanksgiving?
  341. Loss: An Inevitable Journey
  342. Finding Hope in Troubled Times
  343. Out Many, One
  344. Growing in Spirit
  345. Seasons of Life, Seasons of Loss
  346. And the word is no
  347. Welcoming the Stranger
  348. Ministry in the New Millennium
  349. Diversity and the Interdependent Web of Existence
  350. Engaging Our Theological Diversity
  351. What Americans Believe
  352. Reflections from Nicaragua
  353. Deep Like the Rivers
  354. Seeking the Purpose of Life
  355. Bless this Home
  356. Language of Reverence
  357. Sharing The WUUrd: Poetry Service
  358. A New Look at the Universe
  359. Tell me your image of God and I will tell you your theology
  360. We hold these truths ...
  361. Integrity or Success?
  362. By Their Roots You Shall Know Them
  363. Peace Means the Beginning of a New World
  364. Desert Spirituality
  365. UUs Who Made a Difference
  366. Singing Our Peace: A Musical Contemplation
  367. Faith Without Certainty
  368. Our Unitarian Universalists Brothers in Africa
  369. Univeralists and Unitarians on Easter
  370. Always a Mother
  371. Just War or just War

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