Sermons on Social Justice
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” With LGBTQ+ rights under attack in cities and states across the nation, it can be hard to see the arc of the LGBTQ+ universe. This morning we’ll take a brief look at the history of acceptance in our country and the wins that give hope for the future.
With the possible overturning of Roe vs. Wade in the coming weeks, the question of bodily autonomy is once again at the forefront of our national debate. We’ll be exploring the history of Roe vs. Wade and the bodily rights granted to us by the Constitution along with delving into the questions of who does my body belong to and what rights do I (and others) have over it from a moral, ethical, and legal perspective?
As a community of people rooted in compassion, in a world of seemingly endless causes, how do we possibly manage to focus our time, energy and resources to effectively make a change without completely burning ourselves out? This service, we’ll talk about Activism Fatigue and how to deal with the overwhelm
Have you ever noticed a small hopefully flower growing out of a crack in the concrete? What joy it brings!
Many of us fall into the comfortable routine of seeing MLK Day as a celebration of America’s eradication of racism. But is it?
Many of us know what the letters in “LGBTQ+” stand for, but what do we know about the experiences behind those letters?
We hosted a 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge here at UUCE, and this service is a reflection on that experience with many different speakers.
As we approach the turning of the calendar, we are filled with the same anticipation of what’s to come.
Rev. Allison Farnum speaks about her work in the Unitarian Universalist Prison Ministry of Illinois.
John Lewis died July 17th. Let’s talk about Lewis’s role in a civil rights movement.
How do we decide what is correct and good? Let’s explore what happens when we choose differently.